California Nurse-Midwives Association

November is American Diabetes Awareness Month

#ThisIsDiabetes is an American Diabetes Association campaign to showcase real-life stories of friends, families and neighbors managing the day-to-day triumphs and challenges of the disease.

Join the conversation to raise awareness and to create a sense of urgency about this growing public health crisis affecting 29 million Americans.

Share the following information & resources via email, newsletter, or social media and help us spread the word about how midwives make a difference in women's health!
Share Worthy Resources
What Is Gestational Diabetes - Midwifery & Women's Health
Do I Have Prediabetes? (Test) - Center for Disease Control and Prevention: National Diabetes Prevention Program
Diabetes: Holiday Meal Planning - American Diabetes Association

Join The Conversation 
Diabetes can cause difficulties during pregnancy such as a miscarriage or a baby born with birth defects. Learn about treatment options #thisisdiabetes. @OurMomentofTruth

7 risk factors for gestational #diabetes for moms-to-be. @OurMomentofTruth

World Prematurity Day  
November 17th

The complications of preterm birth outrank all other causes as the world's #1 killer of young children. 

Help put an end to premature birth by rallying your followers to support World Prematurity Day.

Join the March of DimesThunderclap and help raise awareness on November 17th.
Thunderclap is a tool that lets a message be heard when you and your friends say it together. Think of it as an "online flash mob" that will automatically post a message of awareness on your behalf via Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr.

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