NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chuck D and Taste Flav of Public Enemy, Coolio, Child Frost and the Dogg Pound’s Kurupt are just some of the hip hop pioneer veterans who responded when bass participant / music producer Clint “Payback” Sands reached out to his associates, inviting them to sound the alarm and take part within the “Examine Your Danger” (CYR) consciousness marketing campaign for Nationwide Diabetes Consciousness and Prevention Month in November. The marketing campaign, an initiative of Marci Kenon, founding father of the New York-based Preventive Life-style Help Community (PLAN), alongside Alicia Hollins, founding father of The Eight, a Riverside, CA primarily based neighborhood service group, was initially launched in November 2020, in an effort to interrupt the chains that sort 2 diabetes has on members of underserved communities.
CYR encourages prevention with a fast on-line survey. The free “Examine Your Danger” evaluation could be taken at https://www.checkyourrisk.org/survey.
Actor Keith Robinson (“Dreamgirls”), rappers Ms. Toi, Spice 1, and Dana Dane additionally a sampling of the numerous artists that joined the marketing campaign effort and despatched their video appeals. Individuals DJ/producer Battlecat and lyricist Kokane shared tales of their struggles and triumphs in combatting this way of life illness plaguing Blacks and Latinos all through the nation. New York Metropolis mayoral candidate Eric Adams gave help to the 2020 inaugural launch by offering a webinar hosted by The Eight and PLAN, the organizations run by Hollins and Kenon, respectively.
“Thirty-four million individuals in the US have diabetes,” laments Clint “Payback” Sands, who has performed bass on quite a few rap albums for artists together with Ice Dice and Snoop Dogg, noting latest stats from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) website. In his promotional video for the brand new CYR marketing campaign, he additional reveals, “One in 5 don’t even know if they’ve it. I’ve sort 2 diabetes. I used to be fortunate. I solely misplaced some toes. Hip-hop legend Biz Markie not too long ago misplaced his life to problems associated to sort 2 diabetes. Figuring out your threat can save your life.”
The CYR video promotion seeks to encourage respondents to anonymously reply on-line eight questions devised by the CDC. They’re then advisable to go for an annual examination that features bloodwork and to take the outcomes with them. They will additionally select to be directed to on-line prevention applications and well being challenges to help them with correct diet, quite a lot of train applications, and the each day help and accountability they should thrive.
“Whereas working with the CDC’s Nationwide Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), a few issues turned clear instantly,” says Kenon, a Harlem-based licensed way of life coach and health coach who has personally stayed a step forward of a 2012 prediabetes prognosis. “Individuals have no idea they’ve prediabetes and sort 2 diabetes. Each are preventable and reversible by optimistic way of life adjustments in food regimen and train. I’ve been amazed by the well being transformations of purchasers who’ve accomplished PLAN’s DPP courses. However too few individuals find out about these prevention applications and have entry to them. We are attempting to alter that.”
The Eight’s Alicia Hollins, who not too long ago shed over 100 kilos and has spent years serving the wants of marginalized households in California’s Riverside county provides, “What individuals don’t find out about their private threat can damage them. We all know the facility of influencers to help in our mission to eradicate diabetes. With the assistance of a rising variety of celebrities and company leaders, we need to attain way more individuals in underserved communities this yr. Maybe, we’ll even attain our a million purpose!”
Take the Examine Your Danger survey at https://www.checkyourrisk.org/.
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