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This World Diabetes Day, it’s time to act


By Novo Nordisk US |  Published November 14, 2018


This World Diabetes Day, it’s time to act.

World Diabetes Day is an opportunity to put your health, or the health of a loved one, first.

Here, we share some of the most inspiring Perspectives stories from people who knew it was their time to act to make a positive difference for themselves and others. 
 

Running to sweet success

When Caroline was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, she knew it was time to act so she could live a healthier life.

Read Caroline’s story

I don’t want other patients to go through this

Kristal didn’t want people living with obesity to go through the struggles she experienced. She felt that it was time to act, so she advocated on Capitol Hill for better care for people with obesity.

Read Kristal’s story

Giving back to a good cause: Volunteer Time Off at Novo Nordisk

It was time to act for Charles when he saw that dogs needed help. He used paid time off to volunteer at a rescue shelter.

Read Charles’ story

Diabetes Doesn’t Mean Giving Up My Dreams

Quentin thought his diabetes diagnoses meant he would never become a pro cycler. Then he met Team Novo Nordisk and knew it was time to act to make his dream come true.  

Read Quentin’s story





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