Stickers representing different emotions for type 2 diabetes awareness month

Type 2 Diabetes Awareness Month 2021

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! We know living with diabetes encompasses more than "just diet and exercise." Therefore, throughout the month, we will be highlighting how diabetes can affect our emotions and relationships.

To kick it off, we asked our Type2Diabetes.com advocates, "What does diabetes awareness month mean to you?" Here is what they had to say:

It is important to raise awareness about life with type 2 diabetes and let others know that they are not alone in their journey. So how can you participate this November?

sad face, heart, and question mark stickers

Share your story

Spread awareness by sharing your personal story with us. How did you feel getting diagnosed? How has your daily life changed? We understand that it might be scary to share your story at first, but our community welcomes all experiences. Your voice can help others!

Share your story and read others here

Enter our recipe software giveaway!

We will be giving away copies of recipe management software for your computer and smartphone. Organize and sort your diabetes-friendly recipes with ease!

Enter to win!
two hands making a heart and speech bubble stickers

Get social! Change your picture on social media

One of the easiest ways to spread awareness is to update your profile picture and cover image on social media!

Facebook picture frame

Add our custom frame to your current Facebook profile picture by following the instructions provided!

Facebook cover image

You can update your Facebook cover photo by downloading the image below and uploading it to your profile. To download on mobile, click the image and hold. You should be prompted to either “Save Image” or “Download Image” to your phone. To download it to your computer, right-click on the image and choose the option to “Save Image As."

Stickers representing different emotions for type 2 diabetes awareness month

Stay connected with us

Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to stay up to date on awareness month activities and beyond.

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