In an effort to increase awareness about diabetes, its complications and the importance of taking care of your skin, Beiersdorf, Inc., maker of Eucerin skin care products have joined the Association in its fight to Stop Diabetes®. To help accomplish this, Eucerin is providing educational materials on skincare for people with diabetes through our Living With Type 2 Diabetes Program and at local Association Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes and Tour de Cure events across the country. Additionally, Eucerin is promoting their healthy skin messaging via our social media channels and in our consumer publication, Diabetes Forecast.

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Since 2009, Boar’s Head®, a manufacturer of premium delicatessen products for over 100 years, has supported the Association and joined the fight to Stop Diabetes® by helping to spread the word about the importance of healthy eating and managing your diabetes.

As a National Promotional Sponsor, Boar’s Head also supports the Association by dedicating a page on their website,, to the Association. Not only does Boar’s Head promote the Stop Diabetes movement and encourage involvement, they also provide healthy recipes for those dealing with or at risk for diabetes.

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For more than 23 years, Cary's Sugar Free Syrup has supported the American Diabetes Association's mission to stop diabetes. Cary's is a national sponsor of Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, the Association's premier fundraising event and, as an advocate of healthy living, the brand also provides healthy recipes for the Association's popular Featured Recipe page on

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Catherines®, a chain of more than 480 specialty fashion stores for plus sized women, is a proud supporter of the Stop Diabetes® movement. The company’s support includes raising funds, increasing awareness about the risks of diabetes and providing information to their employee and customer base about how to effectively manage the disease. On the fundraising side: Now through December 25th, Catherines is donating $5.00 from the sale of each specially designed “Generosity Tee” shirt to the American Diabetes Association. During November, Catherines’ customers had the opportunity to “round up” their purchase to the nearest dollar. Results from the campaign are not yet available but in 2011, the campaign raised more than $100,000 to support our outreach programs. When it comes to increasing awareness and providing information, Catherines not only included diabetes messages in their holiday promotional flyers, but they also sent a promotional email with an online coupon to approximately 620,000 customers – reinforcing awareness of American Diabetes Month.

In the company’s headquarter location of Philadelphia, more than 70 Catherines Associates laced up their sneakers and participated in the Association’s signature fundraising campaign, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes®. The Associate’s raised more than $15,400 through the team efforts.

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As a supporter of the Stop Diabetes movement, Colgate Total is working with the Association to create more awareness about the connection between oral health and diabetes because research has shown that those living with diabetes are at higher risk of developing gum disease.

By sponsoring community events like Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, Diabetes EXPOs, Ferias, Project Powers as well as the Oral Health & Hygiene section on, Colgate Total is helping Americans everywhere live a healthier lifestyle one smile at a time.

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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® Greek yogurt have joined in the fight to help Stop Diabetes®. Dannon® supports two of the Association's important healthy living programs: Recipes for Healthy Living and Living With Type 2 Diabetes. Dannon is also helping us promote the importance of healthy lifestyle choices in preventing/managing diabetes by providing a variety of delicious recipes as well as tips and tools for healthier eating. In addition, they are sponsoring many community-based events, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, Tour de Cure and the inaugural Tour de Cure: Women's Series, our first, ever event that focuses on women - women who are active, want to cycle together and help raise funds to find a cure for this devastating disease.

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Dr. Comfort has joined the movement to Stop Diabetes® to help raise awareness of the overall importance of foot health and prevention. Dr. Comfort provides educational materials through Association programs and encourages consultations with foot health professional for options of therapeutic footwear for those with diabetes that are at risk of developing foot problems. Dr. Comfort also supports the Association’s mission through community involvement, sponsoring Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes and Tour de Cure events in local communities.

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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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Gold’s Gym is National Sponsor of Tour de Cure®, the Association’s signature fundraising cycling event that promotes awareness about diabetes. Each year, Gold’s Gym teams up with the Association to raise funds and promote the importance of physical activity in preventing and managing diabetes. Team Gold’s is one of the top national fundraising teams and since 2005 has raised over $3,000,000 to help support the Stop Diabetes® movement.

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals is supporting the movement to Stop Diabetes through its support of 2014 American Diabetes Association Alert Day®, an annual program which asks the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test for type 2 diabetes.

Additionally the company is supporting CheckUp America, a prevention program designed to help people lower their risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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The Merisant Company, maker of Equal® Sweetener and Pure Via® – All Natural Sweetener with Stevia. Equal has been a supporter of the American Diabetes Association since 1993 and has the distinction of being the longest National Sponsor of Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes® (Step Out) – coming on board in 1996. Every year, the company helps to raise awareness about our cause, engages its employees and its customers in this signature fundraising campaign and helps the Association raise millions of dollars to support the fight to Stop Diabetes.

The Association is very grateful to the support that Merisant Company has provided over the past 19 years and we look forward to working together to Stop Diabetes in 2013.

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As a supporter of the Stop Diabetes® movement, MetLife is working with the Association to offer Association members a special discount on automobile insurance, while helping to spread the word about diabetes through a campaign that reaches over 1 million people annually.

MetLife also highlights Stop Diabetes® in its MetLife, Your Life consumer magazine and encourages a healthy lifestyle by promoting Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes events.

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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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Since 2009, Nutrisystem® D® has supported the Stop Diabetes movement, helping to raise funds and spread awareness of the importance of weight loss in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes. Nutrisystem D provides educational materials to both those dealing with diabetes as well as Healthcare Professionals that help educate diabetes patients on how to manage this devastating disease.

In addition each year, Nutrisystem engages their employees, by forming walk teams and supporting our premier event, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes in their local Philadelphia market. The Nutrisystem team has consistently been one of the top Step Out fundraising teams in Philly!

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Richelieu Hosiery USA Inc, makers of PEDS® Legwear has joined the American Diabetes Association's mission to Stop Diabetes®. PEDS® Legwear is working with the Association to help communicate to those affected by diabetes, the benefits of proper foot care and skincare in the prevention and management of the disease. PEDS® Legwear encourages consumers to join the fight against diabetes through participation at local events, direct mail fundraising campaigns and by providing direct support of Diabetes EXPO and the Stop Diabetes movement.

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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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Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, is committed to helping the Association educate the public about their risk for developing type 2 diabetes, providing support for tools and resources to help those with the disease better manage it as well as raise critical funds to help stop this deadly disease. Each November, during American Diabetes Month®, Walgreens conducts a pin pad donation campaign at their nearly 8,000 locations across the United States that raises millions of dollars in support of the diabetes cause. The company participates in the Association's educational event – America Diabetes Association EXPO and supports the American Diabetes Association Alert Day® by encouraging their customers to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for type 2 diabetes. They also promote the importance of physical activity by participating in Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes® events across the country. The Association is one of the company's partner charities that align with "Walgreens Steps with Balanced® Rewards" health and wellness initiative.

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