The 'Together We Can Prevent Diabetes' Campaign Educates the Public

By: Laura McQuarrie - Oct 22, 2015
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After realizing that diabetes is becoming extremely prevalent among its residents, Santa Clara County launched a diabetes prevention campaign called 'Together We Can Prevent Diabetes.'

The campaign puts an emphasis on educating the public, especially as the campaign notes: "More than 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes, and most have no idea that they do." In order to increase general awareness about the disease, an online component of the campaign makes it possible for people to determine their risk score based on a few questions about lifestyle, weight and high blood pressure.

No matter the score determined by the test, participants are led to learn more about the disease and are encouraged to follow life-saving tips for diabetes prevention.