It’s just a simple little test. That’s what they all say, right?
This one could help save you and you don't have to give blood for it. Answer some questions about weight, age, family history and some other risk factors. Risk factors for what? Diabetes.
According to the American Diabetes Association, the number of Americans with diagnosed diabetes is projected to increase 165%, from 11 million in 2000 to 29 million in 2050. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 10 U.S. adults has the disease now but that could grow to 1 in 3 in the next 40 years. The disease also presents serious threats to health, including increased risk of heart attack, kidney failure, blindness and many other complications.
With so many Americans overweight and obese, the number of people with Type II Diabetes keeps growing.
Tuesday, March 25, you can find out if you might be one of them one day and at the same time, $5 will go to the American Diabetes Association when you do.
It is all for Diabetes Alert Day.
Boar’s Head Brand® will donate the money for each test taken March 25 through April 25, up to $50,000.
Also, Domino Foods has offered a matching gift to any donations made to the American Diabetes Association through May 15 up to $50,000.
Take a simple test that may help you see what’s ahead and get some preventative tips while helping the American Diabetes Association provide services for those with diabetes and research for a cure.