November is American Diabetes Month, a time to communicate the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention and control. For years, the American Diabetes Association has used this month as an opportunity to raise awareness of the disease and its serious complications.
I Raise My Hand to Stop Diabetes!!
The American Diabetes Association will pay tribute those who have raised their hand and work to Stop Diabetes!!
Each week, a different focus in the Stop Diabetes movement will be featured.
Week 1: Fighting for the Future – Giving a voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes and fighting for diabetes funding.
Week 2: Impacting Communities – Building relationships around the country to empower people to take control of their health.
Week 3: Celebrating Health – Recognizing courageous people who have overcome the obstacles of living with diabetes and the places that have helped them.
Weeks 4 & 5: Commitment to a Cure – Spotlighting the important research taking place that will lead us toward an eventual cure.