Join us tomorrow at 12pm slt for The Red Ball in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life! This event will feature live performer Mimi Carpenter and is sponsored by Ghee! Participants will have a chance to buy raffle tickets to win 3 gowns from Ghee, including The Edge Anniversary Gown! 100% of the raffle ticket proceeds and donations will benefit Team Diabetes of Second Life!
It can be extra hard to eat healthy around the holidays since heavy foods are often the focus of our celebrations. This year, try changing your mindset a bit.
The holidays can be so much more than big dinners and high-calorie appetizers. They are a good time for us to focus on what matters and spend quality time with our loved ones. All the while, you can still enjoy holiday foods by keeping portions under control and eating mindfully
Today at 3pm slt, The Red Gallery will open it’s November & December Exhibition! The Red Gallery raises funds for Team Diabetes of Second Life, with a portion of each art sale going to the charity! The event will feature live performer Melenda Mikael and the following artists:
The dress code is formal and we hope to see you there!
ALISON Global Health Initiative is a series of free online courses created to raise public awareness and understanding of common diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. In this first course important aspects of the disease diabetes are covered in detail.
Click here to register and take this free course!
The theme of World Diabetes Day 2016 is Eyes on Diabetes. The year’s activities and materials will focus on promoting the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce the risk of serious complications. http://www.idf.org/wdd-index/wdd2016.html
Eating breakfast has shown to help boost metabolism, which means your body does a better job managing your weight. This can be a key factor for some people in managing their diabetes too. But whether you’re a student, parent, or working professional, your busy schedule might keep you from eating a balanced breakfast in the mornings. – See more at: http://www.diabetes.org/mfa-recipes/tips/2016-09/how-to-plan-a-healthy-breakfast.html#sthash.EIbGaeQ1.dpuf
When you eat out, you might think about ordering some of the unhealthy foods on restaurant menus. This can make it hard to manage your diabetes. However, you don’t have to stop eating at your favorite restaurants. Many restaurants today offer healthy foods on their menus. Some will let you ask for special foods for your meal.Here are some things you can think and ask about: – See more at: http://www.diabetes.org/mfa-recipes/tips/2016-10/eating-out.html#sthash.YZRfFuHC.dpuf
The holiday season is here! This time of the year makes many of us think about festive gatherings and spending time with loved ones. It is important to remember how to manage your diabetes while you take part in the holiday fun. These 10 tips can help: – See more at: http://www.diabetes.org/mfa-recipes/tips/2016-11/10-ways-to-plan-healthier-holidays.html#sthash.7JMZtrW8.dpuf
TEAM DIABETES OF SECOND LIFE SUPPORTS NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
November is National Diabetes month! During this month, The American Diabetes Association uses the media to draw attention to diabetes awareness, prevention, treatments, and support mechanisms that are available to everyone.
This November, Team Diabetes of Second Life is joining National Diabetes month with several events planned:
The Red Hunt in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life just started in honor of Diabetes Month in November! All items are 10 lindens each, with over 20 prizes! 100% of the proceeds for this hunt goes to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association.
DATES: NOVEMBER 1 TO 30, 2016
STARTING LOCATION: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Plush%20Nonprofit%20Commons/233/33/26
PRICE OF HUNT ITEMS: All items are 10 lndens, with 100% proceeds going to Team Diabetes of Second Life
LIST OF PARTICIPATING BRANDS/CREATORS:
Hatter n Hell (and then some)
PeKaS Gorean & Urban Designs
Pink Ice Boutique
Potomac Signature Homes
Shhh! Its a Secret
Team Diabetes of Second Life Headquarters
The Lucky Waffle
Windlght Art Gallery