Do the Big Blue Test on World Diabetes Day

Do the Big Blue Test on World Diabetes Day

The Big Blue Test is a program of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF). It takes place every November 14—World Diabetes Day. People with diabetes are invited to test their blood sugar at 2 p.m. (local time), do 14 minutes of activity, test again, and share the results.

On November 14, 2010, DHF is aiming for a minimum of 100,000 views of its Big Blue Test promotional video. To help the foundation reach this goal, Roche Diabetes Care has pledged a donation for every view the video receives up to $75,000. DHF will use the donation to help the Life for a Child program, run by the International Diabetes Federation, and Insulin For Life. These two global, humanitarian organizations provide diabetes medication and supplies to children in the world's poorest countries.

Share your experiences around The Big Blue Test and World Diabetes Day here.

Last Modified Date: November 28, 2012

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