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#Imovefordiabetes

A Nordic Movement

#Imovefordiabetes is a Nordic movement that first was launched May 2021 by @beatdiabetesfoundation. This initiative encourages people no matter their individual challenges to move for diabetes.

The purpose is to raise awareness about the different types of Diabetes and to encourage everyone to a healthy lifestyle. Every movement counts - for you today and in the future!

This year, every movement will contribute to 10 SEK to diabetes research in Scandinavia. 

Together we will make a difference!

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Want to participate?

Every movement counts - for you today and in the future

We encourage everyone to register their movement on our website, regardless of if you have been doing squats while brewing coffee, taking a walk, ran a marathon, played padel, football or what you prefer to do. You can register as many times as you move throughout May, and for every movement our sponsor Nicks will donate 10 SEK to diabetes research. Together will we move us together, for Diabetes.

When we launched the campaign in May 2021 was our goal to take us along the costline of the Nordics, a total distance of 7665 km. We did it more than 7 times and it took as all the way around the globe, a distance of 47.000 km!

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Want our #Imovefordiabetes t-shirt?

We have a limited amount of #Imovefordiabetes t-shirts - for both men and women. If you would like one, you can swish 140 SEK (including shipping) to our Swedish Swish number: 123 318 60 20. Also send an email to info@beatdiabetes.se with the following: Name, address, size and if you want men/women t-shirt. All money goes back into the foundation.

* Notice that it’s only available to send swish from Sweden

Videos

TV trailer

Time for kick-off!

Click here to meet a few of our ambassadors who's about to kick #Imovefordiabetes off

Theoz movement challenge

16-21 May 2022

Let's dance together with the fantastic artist & actor Theoz!

Siri Barje's movement challenge

9-14 May 2022

Get moving in the kitchen with the fantastic tv-chef and food stylist Siri Barje!

Petter's movement challenge

2-7 May 2022

Get inspired to move with one of Sweden's biggest hip hop musician!

Try Flash Glucose Monitoring System?

#abbott #FreeStyleLibre

Do you live in Sweden and have type 2 diabetes, visit www.FreeStyle.Abbott to learn more!

Try Flash Glucose Monitoring System?

#abbott #FreeStyleLibre

Do you live in Norway and have type 2 diabetes, visit www.FreeStyle.Abbott to learn more!

Type-1 diabetes and exercise

#Rubinmedical

Get inspired of how Robin Bryntesson exercises with his Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump

#Imovefordiabetes

2021

In this trailer can you explore what we did in 2021 (psst.. we reached our goals more than 7 times!)

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Mårten Nylén

My engagement

Why do you move for diabetes?
Over 1.5 million people live with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the Nordic countries today and my daughter with type 1. However, the majority live with type 2 diabetes which can be counteracted with, among other things, exercise and improved lifestyles. I will always do what I can to be a good role model for the people I can influence to improve their health.

Who can participate in #Imovefordiabetes?
Everyone can participate in #Imovefordiabetes and the winnings are tripple. First we need to work together to spread more knowledge about diabetes. Second, our own health benefits since all movement counts. Third, every movement raises money to diabetes research. There are lots of ways to move and exercise. 

Do you have any tips for those who want to start exercising?
Don't make it harder than it needs to be and choose something you think is fun. We are all different and like different things. Everyday exercise is underestimated, so why not start there if it feels difficult to start exercising.

Do you want to get involved?

We believe that everybody can contribute to the fight against diabetes. Get in touch with our team to learn more about how you can get involved. Together, we turn great ideas into new ways to help BEAT diabetes.

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