November has arrived, which means it's time to spread the word about Diabetes Awareness Month!

If you want to participate in a meaningful way, but aren't quite sure what to do that will help promote awareness of this all-too-common disease, make these thirty informative tweets part of your daily routine. Simply copy and paste these diabetes facts to share on Twitter each day of the month.

Or maybe you'd prefer to feel like a social media pro by adding these tweets to your social media planner. Don’t have one yet? Get it here.

30 Tweetable Facts for Diabetes Awareness Month

  1. Remember that if you have been diagnosed with diabetes, the disease will impact almost every decision you make. Prevention is the best solution! #everydayreality
  1. Gestational diabetes can develop during pregnancy. Even if it goes away, you and your children are at high risk to develop diabetes later in life. Keep up healthy habits for prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. #gestationaldiabetes
  1. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of disability and death in the United States. #diabetesawareness
  1. People at high risk for type 2 diabetes can lower risk by making healthy changes to their diet and exercise routine. #preventdiabetes
  1. Diabetes is caused by the body’s lack of ability to produce the required amount of insulin to control glucose levels in the blood. #diabetesawareness
  1. There are several toolkits available on gov that provide resource to help raise awareness on the importance of preventing diabetes. #healthfinertoolkits
  1. More than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and 1 in 4 people don’t even know they have it. #diabetesawareness
  1. Of all people that have diabetes, 90-95% have been diagnosed as type 2, while type 1 accounts for about 5%. #diabetesawareness
  1. The amount of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than tripled in the past 20 years. #diabetesawareness
  1. If you are overweight, age 45 and over and have an immediate family member who has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you are at high risk for the disease. #diabetesrisk
  1. American Indians, Latino Americans, African Americans, Pacific Islanders and some Asian Americans are at higher risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. #diabetesrisk
  1. Smokers are 30-40% more likely to develop diabetes as compared to nonsmokers. #diabetesrisk
  1. Diabetes can lead to kidney failure, lower limb amputations, and adult on-set blindness. #diabetesrisk
  1. November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Take this day to spread awareness on a condition that effects millions of people all over the world. #worlddiabetesday


  1. People with diabetes are twice as likely to develop heart disease as compared to those that do not have diabetes. #diabetesawareness
  1. Bariatric surgery can reduce the symptoms in diabetes for those dealing with weight issues. #diabetestreatment
  1. People with diabetes are likely to lose a considerable amount of money in lost wages and medical expenses. #diabetescost
  1. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, you are at high risk for developing diabetes. #diabetesrisk
  1. Type 2 diabetes often does not have any symptoms. #diabetesawareness
  1. Diabetes can affect the blood vessels in the back of the eye leading to visual impairment or blindness. #diabetesawareness
  1. Diabetes affects the heart and vascular system increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke. #diabetesawareness
  1. Diabetes can lead to nerve damage, which can result in pain or loss in the feet and ulceration of the legs. #diabetesawareness
  1. Diabetes can affect the kidneys and result in kidney damage or failure. #diabetesawareness
  1. Diabetes can cause blood clots in the leg and can lead to amputation. #diabetesawareness
  1. Just a few small changes to your diet can decrease the risk of diabetes significantly. #diabetesprevention
  1. Increasing physical activity can greatly reduce the risk of contracting diabetes. #diabetesprevention
  1. Type 1 diabetes is thought to be caused by an immune reaction and is more likely to develop in children, teens and young adults. #type1diabetes
  1. In the United States, whites are more likely to develop type 1 diabetes than African Americans and Hispanic/Latino Americans. #type1diabetes
  1. Diabetes can seem overwhelming, but it can be managed. Consult your health care provider to find out what you can do. #everydayreality
  1. If you’ve had gestational diabetes, be sure to see a doctor to get tested for type 2 diabetes within 12 weeks after your baby is born. #gestationaldiabetes

And that's a wrap! Keep your social media audience engaged this month with these informative tidbits. Happy tweeting!

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Written by Blake Leppert

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