Is there a symbol for diabetes?

Is there a symbol for diabetes?

The blue circle is the universal symbol for diabetes. It was introduced in 2006 to give diabetes a common identity. The symbol aims to: Support all existing efforts to raise awareness about diabetes.

What activities are good for diabetes?

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) encourages people to get at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity aerobic activity per week….Here are 10 exercises that can help you reach your fitness goals.

  • Walking.
  • Cycling.
  • Swimming.
  • Team sports.
  • Aerobic dance.
  • Weightlifting.
  • Resistance band exercises.
  • Calisthenics.

What 3 things can a diabetic do to control their health?

Know what to do every day.

  • Take your medicines for diabetes and any other health problems even when you feel good.
  • Check your feet every day for cuts, blisters, red spots, and swelling.
  • Brush your teeth and floss every day to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Keep track of your blood sugar.

Is there a ribbon for diabetes?

The awareness ribbon color for Diabetes was gray, however more commonly diabetes is now symbolized by the blue circle, as designated by the International Diabetes Federation.

What color is type 2 diabetes ribbon?

The diabetes ribbon is blue, or grey and blue, with a single red drop of blood on it. Another way to show your support is by wearing or displaying a blue circle, the international symbol of diabetes.

What diabetics should not drink?

Sugar-sweetened beverages. Sugary beverages are the worst drink choice for someone with diabetes.

  • Trans fats. Artificial trans fats are extremely unhealthy.
  • White bread, rice, and pasta.
  • Fruit-flavored yogurt.
  • Sweetened breakfast cereals.
  • Flavored coffee drinks.
  • Honey, agave nectar, and maple syrup.
  • Dried fruit.
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