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Share Your Vision to Stop Diabetes Video Contest

November is American Diabetes Month®.  It is important for all Americans to learn more about diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has created a “Share Your Vision to Stop Diabetes” video contest on www.stopdiabetes.com.

From October 15 through November 30, enter to win the “Share Your Vision to Stop Diabetes” video contest. Create a 30-second video that shows your commitment to changing the future of diabetes. You could win an Apple® iPad® and a chance to be in an upcoming American Diabetes Association public service announcement.

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Stop Diabetes Video Contest

Why is this important?

  • A total of 23.6 million children and adults in the United States—7.8% of the population—have diabetes.
  • 17.9 million people are diagnosed and 5.7 million people are undiagnosed
  • Pre-diabetes affects as many as 57 million people
  • There are 1.6 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older each year.
  • One in every three children born since 2000 faces a future with diabetes. We can reverse this trend by providing healthy food in schools where our children spend a large portion of their day.

Diabetes can be preventable for many Americans

Diet, exercise, and other lifestyle choices make an impact on whether a person develops diabetes in their lifetime. Unlike many other conditions, you do have a choice. But you need to learn more now. And to spread the word through programs such as this video contest.

Use the links below to spread the word today!

Stopdiabetes Video from the American Diabetes Association

The number of Americans living with diabetes is staggering. The number at risk is even greater. Learn more about what you can do to help stop this epidemic in America.

Learn more from the experts at the American Diabetes Association

And use these links below to spread the word. Make November truly count in the fight this year!