U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


November American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Association

Sample Media and/or Newsletter or Listserv Announcement

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Today, more than 25 million Americans are living with diabetes and 79 million more are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. [Enter local statistics] . [Enter organization] is proud to participate in American Diabetes Month to promote diabetes prevention and control.

People who are overweight, age 45 or older, or who have high blood pressure are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. The good news is that you can take steps to lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes:

  • Watch your weight.
  • Eat healthy.
  • Stay active.

Learn more about preventing type 2 diabetes.

  • [Add details about your local activities.]
  • [Include a quote from your organization.]

For more information, visit [insert your organization information] .

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