Friday, July 22, 2016

Take Ryan Reed's Challenge
and Adopt Healthy Habits (#NASCAR)

Take steps to lead an active, healthy life
with diabetes. 

Take Ryan Reed's Challenge and Adopt Healthy Habits (#NASCAR)

While NASCAR Race Mom does not have diabetes, she took Ryan’s Challenge to live a healthier lifestyle. NRM did not realize that just under 10% of American's suffer from Diabetes. I love how NASCAR drivers, such as Roush Fenway Racing’s Ryan Reed strive to be positive role models.

In 2011, NASCAR Xfinity racer Ryan Reed was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and told that he would never race again. However, by working with his doctor and adopting healthy habits, he was still able to follow his dreams. He is currently tenth in the Xfinity Series Point Standings.

“I know better than most that managing diabetes and leading a healthy lifestyle are not always easy—that’s where Ryan’s Challenge comes in. Taking Ryan’s Challenge means taking care of yourself, talking with your doctor about blood glucose management, reaching out for support and encouraging your family and friends to lead active, healthy lives.”

The Drive to Stop DiabetesSM campaign has so many tools and resources, including healthy recipes, tips for working with your doctor and a FREE 12-month Living With Type 2 Diabetes program, that will help you throughout your diabetes journey!

Ready to get started?

  • Visit the Drive to Stop Diabetes webpage to take Ryan’s Challenge and learn more about the #IDriveMyHealth campaign.
  • Want to share your diabetes story with Drive to Stop Diabetes? Email to find out how you can be featured in our I Drive My Health blog series .
  • To connect with Drive to Stop Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association® in your area, please contact your local office.

Reed is excited to share the new Ryan’s Challenge. You can join him and live your best life with diabetes?

You can also share the NEW Ryan’s Challenge badge on Facebook  or Twitter  to show friends and family how you are proactively managing your diabetes!

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