Take Action To Help To Prevent Diabetes (It's Free!)
There's always so much talk about treating diabetes and reacting to the disease. Warnings like "watch your blood sugar or you'll lose your eyesight" or "if you don't take care of your feet you'll lose them." True, but who ever thinks about PREVENTING diabetes? Sure, Type 2 diabetes is often weight dependent and that's one way. But you have a unique opportunity to help prevent diabetes in others...and it's FREE.
A School Nutrition bill has been introduced in congress. The Child Nutrition Promotion and School Lunch Protection Act (HR 1324) will improve the nutritional value of foods in schools. There has been a dramatic rise in the number of overweight children causing an alarming increase of cases of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes. It's frightening that Type 2 Diabetes, often referred to as "adult onset" has become such an issue in children.
Please click this link to visit the website of the American Diabetes Association and complete a form to send a letter to your representative. It takes less than one minute, but can have a dramatic effect on the future of diabetes in our country.
Please Take Action!!
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