Diabetes AwarenessStay Well
It is no secret that diabetes is a serious disease and grown in numbers across the nation and in the state of Utah. About 145,000 have been diagnosed with diabetes. This number doesn't even include those who have diabetes and don't know it or those with prediabetes. With the right education, management and support, it is entirely possible for someone with diabetes to live a long and healthy life.
November is National Diabetes Month
National Diabetes Months helps raise awareness about the seriousness of diabetes, what resources are available, and also helps us remove some of the negative stigmas surrounding diabetes With the right education, management, and support, it is entirely possible for someone with diabetes to live a long and healthy life.
How Can I Get Involved?
- The national diabetes awareness symbol is a blue circle. There is also a new FREE diabetes awareness app called the "Blue Circle Selfie" app. The app allows you to take a selfie or a group photo and add the blue diabetes awareness circle to it in order to show your support for diabetes awareness.
- Deck yourself out in blue on November 14th for World Diabetes Day. Have fun with it. T
- Take pictures of yourself, your family, your office staff, etc. supporting and wearing all of your blue gear and share on social media using the hashtag #UtahsDiabetesCircle.