Monday, August 31, 2009

Etsy Angels and American Diabetes Association

I am the co moderator to a great team....The Etsy Angels....and the primary goal of our team is to raise money for charity.

This month we are raising funds for the American Diabetes Association...

* "For more than 60 years, friends like you and the American Diabetes Association have made great progress in the fight against diabetes. Together, we can continue to make a difference in the lives of the 20.8 million children and adults in the US who suffer from this life-threatening disease. The generosity of our donors is vital as we continue our efforts to search for a cure, help people with diabetes, and invest in the health of future generations."

* "There are 23.6 million children and adults in the United States, or 7.8% of the population, who have diabetes. While an estimated 17.9 million have been diagnosed with diabetes, unfortunately, 5.7 million people (or nearly one quarter) are unaware that they have the disease. "

Below are some signs and symptoms of diabetes, if you have one or more of these symptoms please see your Doctor right away.

* Frequent urination
* Excessive thirst
* Extreme hunger
* Unusual weight loss
* Increased fatigue
* Irritability
* Blurry vision

You can prevent Type 2 Diabetes by eating healthy, being active, lowering your BMI and losing weight. For more information on Diabetes and for info on the American Diabetes Association please visit their website. http://www.diabetes.org/

The angels are helping by donating a portion of their September sales to the ADA if you want to join you are more than welcome to add your name to our list...we only ask that you post once in awhile in our thread and that you convo Wildlifer78 your totals at the end of the event! WE will be promoting those on our list and getting treasuries to feature them!

So come on out and help us raise funds for the American Diabetes Association! Join us in our September thread:
http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6268321

And meet our new Mascot...designed by Ozarknana:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=30188577

2 comments:

BeadedTail said...

This is a great team Granny and I hope we have a wonderful month for this great cause!

Burning Moon said...

That sounds like a great team I think im going to head over & check it out

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"Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you."

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