Hispanic Women In Leadership (HWIL), as a Member of the American Diabetes Association’s

Hispanic Initiatives Coalition asks that you take the time to take the

“Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test” at www.diabetes.org/   (7 simple questions for a healthy future)

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

You will not develop type 2 diabetes automatically if you have prediabetes. For some people with prediabetes, early treatment can actually return blood glucose levels to the normal range. Research shows that you can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes by 58% by: Losing 7% of your body weight (or 15 pounds if you weigh 200 pounds) Exercising moderately (such as brisk walking) 30 minutes a day, five days a week – See more at: http://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/prediabetes/#sthash.ADg8CFFn.dpuf

UPCOMING: American Diabetes Association EXPO HOUSTON – July 26, 2014, Reliant Center

Expo Exhibitor Space still available & Volunteers Welcomed –

For More Details Contact:

Maria P Silva- Herrera, Hispanic Initiatives
mherrera@diabetes.org or

Mary Baumann mbaumann@diabetes.org



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