Tag Archive: Diabetes

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 9:33 am

National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day May 6 2015

Today is the launch of the American Diabetes Association inaugural National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day! According to the American Diabetes Association research has determined that people spend an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes sitting at work each day. The Association recommends that all people get up and get move at least every 90 minutes. Physical activity is necessary for good health and well-being. Limiting prolonged lengths of time spent sitting is helpful in preventing circulatory, musculoskeletal  and other health issues.    

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:30 am

American Diabetes Association Alert Day, March 24

American Diabetes Association Alert Day, March 24, is a one-day event to raise awareness of the growing Diabetes epidemic. On this day, the American Diabetes Association is asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Take the test, know your risk, learn the facts about Diabetes. Diabetes awareness and education can make a difference in preventing this devastating and costly disease. Type 2 Diabetes can be stopped, please show your support. For more information, contact: American Diabetes Association | 800.342.2383 | www.stopdiabetes.com