Wisconsin Lions Foundation

Diabetes Awareness

The Wisconsin Lions Foundation is committed to fighting the diabetes epidemic by raising awareness & educating communities & individuals about their risk

1.5 Million Wisconsin Adults have prediabetes
6,000 Wisconsin Youth (less than 18 years) have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
526,000 Wisconsin Adults (18+) have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes

WLF and their partners have created a comprehensive diabetes education program for Lions to use in building awareness and educating the public, patients with diabetes, families of those with diabetes, and health professionals —to encourage early detection, improve control of diabetes and reduce the potential complications for those with diabetes. Projects include Diabetes Alert Day, door hangers, water bottle labels, educational displays/materials, and more.