The American Diabetes Association is rallying Savannah residents to take action in the fight to stop diabetes. November is national American Diabetes Month.
Risk Tests will be given out for type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Pinups will be sold for $1 in exchange for a Risk Test and a pre-diabetes brochure at these stores:
The test can help assess someone's risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The test also describes symptoms and problems related to diabetes, and how to lower the risk.
The American Diabetes Association is asking people to submit a photo to the association's Facebook mosaic as part of the A Day in the Life of Diabetes. For details, go to diabetesmosiac.org.
Nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. live with diabetes.
Other American Diabetes Month activities include:
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