Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes awareness month blue circle 2013 DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH - Small changes. Big Results.
In the spirit of Diabetes Awareness Month, we're inviting you to join us in taking small steps towards healthier living. Enter your pledge, and watch as we come together as a community, making progress together.

Make a Pledge to Start Your Small Change Today!

Select your pledge with your name and location, and we'll add it to the map. Then, you'll earn the "Small Steps – Big Changes" badge!

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Live Feed - Coming together, making progress

Be sure to reach out and help others in achieving their goal!

  • Feedicons pledge Sep 15
    Engage pledged to swap 1 serving per day of red meat for chicken or fish.
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    mpstacey pledged to walk for 15 minutes following their meals.
  • Feedicons pledge Jan 01
    yseta46 pledged to swap 1 serving per day of red meat for chicken or fish.
  • Feedicons pledge Dec 30
    bigredsmom76 pledged to add 1 serving per day of vegetables to their diet.
  • Feedicons pledge Dec 27
    grieve pledged to be physically active for 30 minutes, 5 days a week.
  • Feedicons pledge Dec 21
    Truepulp pledged to be physically active for 30 minutes, 5 days a week.
Quick Facts
Carrot Add 1 serving per day of vegetables to reduce your risk of heart disease by 4%
Shoe A 15-min walk after a meal significantly improves blood sugar control.
Fish Swapping 1 serving per day of red meat for chicken or fish reduces your risk of death by about 8%
Almond Eating almonds before a meal lowers the glycemic index of the whole meal.

Get Involved

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Around the web:
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ADA Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes
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JDRF: Walk for the Cure
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