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The American Diabetes Association salutes Merisant Company for its commitment to the diabetes community! 

Each year, for more than 23 years the maker of Equal® Sweetener and Pure Via® – All Natural Sweetener with Stevia, has consistently supported the Association's mission to Stop Diabetes®. They promote diabetes awareness messaging in a variety of media channels, including print, online and social media, as well as at on-site industry tradeshows around the country, to encourage employees, their constituents and people living with diabetes, to join the Stop Diabetes® movement.

In 2016, nutrition and healthy living continues to be a primary focus of Equal and Pure Via’s support of Stop Diabetes®, which includes sponsorship of the Association’s popular consumer e-newsletters: Living With Type 2 Diabetes and Recipes for Healthy Living and the Education Recognition Program e-newsletter which reaches professional healthcare practitioners who serve thousands of patients living with diabetes.  The brands will develop educational material and advertising to support these digital platforms as well advertising in the Association’s premier consumer magazine, Diabetes Forecast.

With the 2016 Step Out walk season just around the corner Equal and Pure Via will join the local Chicago Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes® event with a corporate team. They are sponsors of our Featured Recipes web page and actively support the Association's mission engagement days such as American Diabetes Month®, American Diabetes Alert® Month and National Healthy Lunch DaySM. To learn more about Merisant Company, visit our Corporate Supporters page at diabetes.org/about-us/corporate-support/national-sponsors.html.