Today is Diabetes Alert Day

Did you know that today is Diabetes Alert Day?

Today is Diabetes Alert DayThat’s right! Today is Diabetes Alert Day; a day to increase awareness about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in American adults, and also a day of action! America, you’ve been asked by The American Diabetes Association to take the American Diabetes Association Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. This free, anonymous test is available online, and only takes a minute to complete. If we all take about 1/1000th of our day to take the test, we can all make a big difference in sounding the alarm on type 2 diabetes!

So, what are you waiting for? Take the 1 minute test, and share this post with your friends! The more people who take the test, the better. Let’s help raise awareness about type 2 diabetes risk factors.

Additional reading: check out the ADA’s tips on lowering your risk of type 2 diabetes, and also take a look at the great promise that stem cells hold in treating type 2 diabetes.