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Let’s make time for World Diabetes Day

Lions and Leos are raising awareness for diabetes, a disease that affects 463 million people worldwide, by completing a variety of short, convenient online activities during October-November. We’re out to log 100,000 total minutes by World Diabetes Day, November 14, and time is on our side!

100,963+

minutes made for diabetes awareness.*

Every World Diabetes Day activity you complete helps us reach our goal of 100,000 minutes. Click a button below to begin your next activity! Each activity will open in a new window and your time will be logged automatically.

*Updated weekly.

3-minute task

Share photos of your healthy meal, exercise, or past diabetes activities with #lionsfightdiabetes. Download more images here!

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3-minute task

Share a selfie showing how you’re fighting diabetes and tagging #lionsfightdiabetes. Download our social kit for more ideas!

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3-minute task

Watch a video about an LCIF-funded diabetes program in Romania.

 

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3-minute task

Watch a video about a Diabetes Care Center in Nairobi, Kenya.

  
 

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5-minute task

Check out the new Strides logo and resources and inspire your club to plan a future Strides event.

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5-minute task

Take the online Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment.
 
 

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5-minute task

Learn about diabetes rates in your country by viewing our Diabetes Fact Sheets.
 

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5-minute task

Check out the Type 2 Diabetes Screening Project Planner.
 
 

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7-minute task

Read about LCIF’s response to diabetes.
 
 

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7-minute task

Review the Diabetes Cause Area Flyer for your Constitutional Area. 
 

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7-minute task

Review a list of Diabetes Service Ideas and share them with your club.
 

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7-minute task

View the Diabetes Support Groups Project Planner.
 
  

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9-minute task

Review the LCIF Diabetes Grant Application and share it with your club’s leadership.

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9-minute task

Read about how an LCIF diabetes grant helped a district in Kentucky, USA

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9-minute task

Brainstorm a diabetes service activity with your club.
 

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9-minute task

Read about a man who lost 80 pounds through an LCIF-funded diabetes program.

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Does your club conduct diabetes service activities? Click here to report your service in MyLion!

Virtual education series

Want to learn more about diabetes, its impact around the world, and what you and others can do to make a difference? Head over to the Virtual Events Center to register for our World Diabetes Day Education Series webinars (offered in English only), hosted by partners such as the Wellness Initiative, Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, Lions Clubs International Foundation, and more!