Catherines, a chain of more than 420 specialty fashion stores for plus sized women, is a proud supporter of the Stop Diabetes movement. Together, we work to educate and improve Americans' healthy lifestyle choices by providing information to the associates and customer base about how to effectively prevent and manage diabetes. During November through December 25, Catherines donates $5.00 for the sale of each specialty designed "Generosity Tee" to the American Diabetes Association. To date, Catherines has raised more than $750,000!

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Colgate Total® supports the American Diabetes Association and their efforts to Stop Diabetes by educating consumers and health care professionals about the important role that oral care plays as it relates to the management of diabetes and living an overall healthy lifestyle. They accomplish this through a variety of ways, including support of the Association's Oral Health & Hygiene section on and participating in events such as American Diabetes Association EXPO and Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes in communities throughout the country.

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As part of their efforts to encourage people to choose healthy foods and include yogurt as part of a nutritious meal plan, The Dannon Company, Inc. and its Light & Fit® yogurt—a proud supporter in the fight to help Stop Diabetes—is helping the Association to promote the importance of healthy lifestyle choices in preventing and managing diabetes by providing a variety of delicious recipes as well as tips and tools for healthier eating. 

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Eli Lilly is a national sponsor of Tour de Cure. The company supports the American Diabetes Association's Wisdom Kits given to families of children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. They also provide annual financial support to families needing economic assistance to attend Camp programs. Lilly sponsors the Outstanding Educator and Outstanding Scientific Achievement awards at the Association's Scientific Sessions, the largest diabetes meeting in the world. Lilly is a sponsor of the Association's Living With Type 2 Diabetes initiative for newly diagnosed patients. Through the Eli Lilly & Company Foundation, the company is a founding sponsor of Pathway To Stop Diabetes, a research program designed to find the next generation of diabetes researchers.

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As a resource for foot care products suitable for people with diabetes, PEDS® Legwear makers of MediPeds® has joined the movement to Stop Diabetes®! MediPeds® offerings include diabetic socks and educational materials on diabetic foot care and skincare. In support of those affected by diabetes, MediPeds® is working with the Association to communicate the importance of proper foot care in the management of diabetes. As a supporter of the Association's "Double Up Challenge" direct mail fundraising campaign, the company helps encourage consumers to make a donation to the Association to fund research programs and education and will match donations up to $50,000.

The MediPeds® brand also supports the diabetes community through its presence at Diabetes EXPO and encourages consumer participation in local events.

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Merisant Company and Whole Earth Sweetener Company LLC, the makers of Equal® Sweetener and PureVia® All Natural Zero Calorie Sweetener promote 0 calorie options for people living with diabetes. Equal® has been a national sponsor of the American Diabetes Association for more than 23 years and is recognized as the Association's Stop Diabetes® Nutrition Sponsor. In addition to their financial commitment Equal® and Pure Via® support educational content for the Living With Type 2 Diabetes program, Recipes for Healthy Living resource tool, the Education Recognition Program, and participates in Diabetes EXPO and Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes® in Chicago. In addition to supporting nutrition content and Association events, Merisant promotes awareness of the Stop Diabetes movement in their national print advertising campaigns and trade shows.

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Novo Nordisk supports the Stop Diabetes® movement and the Association's mission in research, advocacy and education. The company supports the American Diabetes Association and Novo Nordisk Awards in Hypoglycemia in Diabetes as well as the American Diabetes Association and Novo Nordisk Awards in Neurohormonal Control of Metabolism. In addition, Novo Nordisk is also a founding sponsor of the Association's new research program Pathway To Stop Diabetes and supports our legal advocacy activities to prevent discrimination against people with diabetes.

To support patient education, the company also supports Diabetes EXPO as a national sponsor and is the National Premier Sponsor of Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. As a National Red Strider sponsor of Step Out, Novo Nordisk is encouraging people with diabetes to live a healthier lifestyle.

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Sun Life Financial, a leader in employee benefits and stop-loss solutions is working with the American Diabetes Association to help raise awareness of the impact of diabetes and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. As the Presenting Sponsor of America Gets Cooking℠ to Stop Diabetes®, an initiative of American Diabetes Month (November), Sun Life is helping us inspire people to live a more active and healthier lifestyle by empowering them to cook nutritious and delicious food.

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