Take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test

Are you at risk for diabetes? Twenty-five percent of Americans who have type 2 diabetes don’t even know they have it. Find out if you’re one of them by taking this simple risk test from the American Diabetes Association. For every Diabetes Risk Test taken, Boar’s Head®—a leading provider of premium delicatessen products—will donate $5 to the American Diabetes Association starting March 26 through April 9, 2013, up to $50,000. Chances are someone you love is at risk, and early detection can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and its devastating complications. We can’t waste any time. Take the test today and share it with your friends and loved ones.

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Lil Jon Selects the American Diabetes Association as His Charity of Choice

The hit television series, Celebrity Apprentice has starts battling it out for Donald Trump’s approval in various business challenges. It has been a popular show that has garnered many fans, but this season is even more special. Celebrity musician and Grammy-Winning producer Lil Jon has selected the American Diabetes Association as his charity of choice. This means that Lil Jon has a chance to win over $250,000 on behalf of the Association by competing in business-driven tasks. Tune in to the Celebrity Apprentice on Sunday Nights at 9/8c to cheer him on in his adventures around New York City. Big thanks to Lil Jon for stepping up to help Stop Diabetes!

Step Up and Take Charge of Your Health

A great article on DiabetesDigest.com goes into stepping up and stepping out. Now that the weather is shifting into spring and becoming a bit more outdoor friendly, it’s a great opportunity to extend your walks. It’s a always a great day to enjoy the scenery and increase your heart-rate. The article also talks about using a pedometer and goal setting to increase movement throughout time.

A few ways to get out and take more steps are:

  • Step while you’re cooking, doing the dishes or cleaning.
  • Park your car farther away from your destination.
  • Walk in place during television commercials.
  • Pace while talking on the phone.
  • Volunteer to get the mail.
  • Take the dog for a walk.

Read more at diabetesdigest.com