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Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but with the disease on the rise, even among children, it's very possible that millions more are afraid to find out.

To raise awareness, American Diabetes Association Alert Day is observed on the fourth Tuesday in March, every year. It is a one-day "wake-up call" from the American Diabetes Association, asking Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test to determine if they are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

But why are we limiting increased awareness to just one day? Knowledge is power, all year round.

Sign the pledge to assess your risk for diabetes and take steps to prevent the onset of the disease.

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Pledge to spread the word, take precaution, and learn about the importance of detecting if you are at risk of prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Help raise awareness to family and loved one who may be at risk too, then sign the pledge to check yourself before type 2 takes over!

I pledge to...

  1. Take The Diabetes Risk Test, and share it with family and loved ones who might be at risk.
  2. Visit my doctor and learn about the risks of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.
  3. Eat a healthy, diabetes-friendly diet, and to exercise at least 30 minutes a day.
  4. Raise awareness about the risks of type 2 diabetes, and how to prevent or manage a type 2 diagnosis.

Let's stop the promotion of unhealthy eating habits leading to a diabetes diagnosis in our kids!

Petition Signatures


Apr 20, 2015 Rob Dexter
Apr 20, 2015 Antoinette Soderholm
Apr 19, 2015 Ruth Dyke
Apr 18, 2015 Donna Desrosiers
Apr 18, 2015 Cate Lemieux
Apr 17, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 12, 2015 Stephanie Boldon I just found out 6 months ago that I am a Type 2 Diabetic..
Apr 12, 2015 Sharon Novak
Apr 12, 2015 allen hughes
Apr 12, 2015 Karen Burke
Apr 12, 2015 ginger martin
Apr 12, 2015 Marcia STEWART
Apr 12, 2015 Wendy Bohatyritz
Apr 12, 2015 Cliff Cusick many type 2 are not insulin dependent. My prescription Insurance refuses to authorize more than 1 strip per day for 90dys. If my problem is indicative, that may be an indicator of the rise. You cannot control Diabetes without monitoring your levels.
Apr 12, 2015 Lydia Lafferty
Apr 12, 2015 Karen Richardson I have Type @ diabetes and it's changed every aspect of my life. So many things I can't do anymore. So many medicines to take. I'm on 5 different medications for diabetes alone. I take 5 shots of insulin a day. Life isn't very enjoyable anymore.
Apr 12, 2015 Sherri Olaguez
Apr 12, 2015 Tobi Zausner
Apr 12, 2015 (Name not displayed) Diagnoses & attempting to diet & exercise as I should.
Apr 12, 2015 Dawn Bowers
Apr 12, 2015 Jim Wilson I was diagnosed in 2004 with Type 2 and with diet exercise weight loss, I am no off insulin. There is hope.
Apr 12, 2015 Rhonda McKenzie
Apr 12, 2015 Dave Mattozzi
Apr 12, 2015 Joy Branch
Apr 1, 2015 Elizabeth Gomez
Mar 30, 2015 Deborah Clarke
Mar 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 27, 2015 Kelly Inviere
Mar 27, 2015 Jennifer Severance
Mar 26, 2015 danielle Thompson
Mar 25, 2015 Beatrice McGrath
Mar 25, 2015 Kora Wireman I have type 1 diabetes for 13 years. I just don't want to see others have to go through what I have been through.
Mar 25, 2015 amanda Felton
Mar 25, 2015 Cheryl Tasker
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 Jamie Smith
Mar 24, 2015 Vanessa Sizemore Signing for my daughter and husba both are Type 1.
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed) I pledge to continue on the path to a happy healthy life!
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 sonte warren I just want other type2 diabetics to not believe you can be cured by losing weight. Yes, changing your diet is best but not always the cure. I've lost alot of weight and still have diabetes! Hang in there!
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 judy harney
Mar 24, 2015 jackie allen I have been type one diabetic for 43 years. I have all the side affects and feel 30 years older than I am. I never had kids so they would not go thru this. Please find a cure, I know it woun't help me but I don't want to see anyone else go thru their
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 sandra kane I was told on march 3rd that I have prediabetes & now im worried that it will get fully blown within the next few months. Scared
Mar 24, 2015 alisha christian my daughter is a t1... I would love to see a cure for her
Mar 24, 2015 janet stang
Mar 24, 2015 christine voogd I lost my son to this diasese please let's find a cure so no one eles has to go thru this

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