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Diabetes Awareness month including a glucose monitor and many glucose monitor strips.

Diabetes Awareness Month 2019

November marks the beginning of Diabetes Awareness Month, but diabetes brings with it successes and frustrations year-round. There are many misconceptions about type 2 diabetes, so this year, we are focusing on what we wish people knew. Be sure to follow us here and on our Facebook page for new posts from our contributors, and for ways you can spread awareness and share your own wishes!
Glucose monitor strips

Change your Facebook profile and cover photos

One of the easiest ways to spread awareness is to update your profile picture to include our frame, and add a cover photo on social media!

Add a Facebook frame to your profile photo

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

Change your cover photo

You can update your cover photo by downloading the image below to use as your own. To download on mobile, click image and hold. You should be prompted to either “Save Image” or “Download Image” to your phone. To download it to your computer, simply right-click on the image and choose the option to “Save Image As” – and it’s yours!

Enter our giveaway!

Three winners will receive a copy of our original Healthy Eating Made Easy cookbook, which includes sections for easy, diabetes-friendly breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and drink recipes, AND a set of original diabetes-themed awareness pins! This giveaway is now CLOSED.
Bottles of insulin

Find us on social media!

We’ll be updating our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter throughout the month – follow us to be sure you don’t miss a thing!

On Instagram

On Twitter

Different glucose monitors

Let’s connect here

Spread awareness – share your type 2 diabetes story.

Ask a question about type 2 diabetes or help us answer others.

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