Charge and Sanofi US Team Up for "Dribble to Stop Diabetes"

In a joint effort to increase diabetes awareness, the Canton Charge, NBA Development League, Sanofi US and the American Diabetes Association, have once again come together to support Dribble to Stop Diabetes, a national campaign designed to encourage fans to live an active, healthy lifestyle and raise awareness about type 2 diabetes prevention and management along with the potentially serious health complications that are associated with the disease.

As part of the campaign, the Charge will host Dribble to Stop Diabetes Night during their March 16th home game against Erie to generate awareness for type 2 diabetes. The night will include in-game entertainment, giveaways, on-court contests and promotions with type 2 diabetes awareness themes. Fans will also be able to visit the Dribble to Stop Diabetes concourse table to learn more about type 2 diabetes risk factors and prevention.

“Sanofi US is thrilled to continue this campaign with our partners the American Diabetes Association, NBA, WNBA and NBA D-League. Our goal of educating fans of all ages about living a healthy and active lifestyle in the face of the growing diabetes epidemic continues to grow in importance,” said Dennis Urbaniak, Vice President and Head of U.S. Diabetes Patient Centered Unit, Sanofi US.

“Dribble to Stop Diabetes continues to be an important piece of our NBA/WNBA FIT program,” said NBA Senior Vice President of Community Relations Todd Jacobson. “Our ongoing partnership with the American Diabetes Association and Sanofi US allows us to educate fans of all ages about the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle in an effort to reduce the growing diabetes epidemic.”

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