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Diabetes Awareness and Action

Mission Statement: conduct and support local and large-scale effort leading to the control and treatment of diabetes and its complications through education, prevention and research.

Diabetes is increasing worldwide. The number of people living with diabetes is estimated at 382 million and is expected to rise to 592 million by 2035 (International Diabetes Federation).

Here are resources and project ideas that can help you make a difference in your community:

For Diabetes Chairpersons Diabetes Resources
Strides…Lions for Diabetes Awareness Sharing Lions Stories
  • What is Strides?
  • How to Organize a Strides Event
  • How to Publicize a Strides Event
  • Strides Resources
  • Strides Lapel Pins
Special Days and Events Partners & Organizations
  • Diabetes Screenings
  • Your Strides Event
  • Diabetes Recreational Camping
  • November: Diabetes Awareness Month
  • World Diabetes Day: November 14
  • Diabetes ALERT Day: USA
  • Sharing the Vision Campaign
  • World Sight Day
  • Diabetes Education and Camping Association
  • International Diabetes Federation
  • MedicAlert Foundation
  • National Diabetes Education Program
  • National Eye Institute
  • World Health Organization

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