Diabetes contributes to more than 5 million deaths a year, making it the eighth-leading cause of death in the world. And the numbers are rising. Lions and Leos are confronting this global health emergency by raising awareness of diabetes through Strides events, expanding access to care through screening and treatment programs, and improving quality of life through diabetes camps and community recreational programs. We believe we can help prevent and control this global epidemic by uniting Lions and Leos around this cause.
Click on the links below for more information.
It’s Not Too Late to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart
Tips for Teens: What is Diabetes
Tips for Teens: Stay at a Healthy Weight
Tips for Teens: Dealing With the Ups & Downs of Diabetes
Healthy Vision Starts with a Dilated Eye Exam
For more information about diabetes, visit the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases