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May 08, 2017 By Denise Barnard
Bowl to Strike Out Stigma this June

Consider these facts: One in three Canadians is living with diabetes or prediabetes; 33% of Canadians with diabetes are hesitant to tell other people they have the disease*; 33% of Canadians with diabetes “experience anxiety as a result of their disease.”*

Isn’t it time we did something about this? We’ve dubbed June “Bowl to Strike Out Stigma” month. It`s your chance do good for the 11 million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes, and to have fun with your family, friends and coworkers.

It’s easy: hold a bowling event – at an alley or at your home or office – and help us strike out the stigma of diabetes now. To get ready to roll, visit today.

*From Diabetes Canada’s 2015 Report on Diabetes: Driving Change

How do you plan to strike out stigma? Tell us now.

Do you have a personal story of how your diabetes diagnosis has affected you or someone you know? Fill in our easy personal story submission form, and you and your story could appear in myDC community content. 

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