The goal of American Diabetes Month is to raise awareness and draw attention to the issues surrounding diabetes. Nearly 30 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes, and another 86 million have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
As part of the awareness campaign to Stop Diabetes, the American Diabetes Association has designed America Gets Cooking which helps inspire people to live a more active, healthier lifestyle. Each week, the American Diabetes Association offers tips for staying healthy. Components of the American Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes campaign include Get Moving Mondays, Tasty Tip Tuesdays, What’s Cooking Wednesdays, Get Together Thursdays, Fact Check Friday and Weekend Challenge to Stop Diabetes. To learn more about American Diabetes Month, visit www.diabetes.org.