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Diabetic Eye Disease Outreach Opportunities: Social Media Messages

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Social media is a great way to share information about diabetic eye disease.

Below are sample posts you can use on Facebook and Twitter. Download our Diabetic Eye Disease Social Media Toolkit for additional social media resources and ideas for using them. This page has general posts for Facebook in English, Facebook Spanish posts, Twitter posts in English, Twitter posts in Spanish, and posts customized for National Diabetes Month.

 

General Posts about Diabetic Eye Disease

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English Posts

If you have diabetes or know someone who does, get the facts about diabetic eye disease and how to prevent vision loss. Visit http://go.usa.gov/3GZYR

If you have diabetes, get a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year. It’s the best thing you can do to save your sight. Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/3scP4

Diabetic eye disease is a group of complications associated with diabetes. These include cataract, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, each of which can lead to vision loss and blindness. Learn more at http://go.usa.gov/3GZYR

Recently diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy? Learn about the treatment options available at http://go.usa.gov/3h6tB

When diabetic retinopathy is detected early, treatment is 95% effective in preventing severe vision loss. Learn more about detection by visiting http://go.usa.gov/3scP4

Stay on TRACK to help prevent vision loss from diabetic eye disease: Take your medications. Reach and maintain a healthy weight. Add physical activity to your daily routine. Control your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Kick the smoking habit. Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/3scBY

Did you know that cataracts are common among people with diabetes? Test your diabetic eye disease “Eye-Q” and learn more at http://go.usa.gov/3h6z5

Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults, 20-74 years of age, but vision loss can be prevented through early detection, timely treatment, and follow-up care. Get the facts at http://go.usa.gov/3h6JR

A lot of things can catch us off guard. Diabetic eye disease doesn’t have to. If you have diabetes, learn how you can protect your sight: http://go.usa.gov/3GZYR

Diabetic eye disease has no symptoms in its early stages. Learn more by watching this diabetic eye disease animation: http://ow.ly/Qwuvn

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Spanish Posts

Si tiene diabetes o conoce a alguien con esta enfermedad, aprenda sobre la enfermedad diabética del ojo y cómo evitar la pérdida de la visión. Visite: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

Si usted tiene diabetes, hágase un examen completo de los ojos con dilatación de las pupilas por lo menos una vez al año. Es lo mejor que puede hacer para cuidar su visión. Para aprender más, visite: http://go.usa.gov/3scXe

La enfermedad diabética del ojo es un grupo de problemas del ojo causados por la diabetes que pueden llevar a la pérdida de la visión y ceguera. Esta enfermedad incluye catarata, glaucoma y retinopatía diabética. Aprenda más en: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

¿Le han diagnosticado retinopatía diabética recientemente? Conozca las opciones de tratamiento disponibles en: http://go.usa.gov/3sc5V

El tratamiento para prevenir la pérdida de la visión causada por la retinopatía diabética es efectivo en un 95% de personas, si la enfermedad se detecta temprano. Aprenda más sobre cómo se detecta esta enfermedad: http://go.usa.gov/3scXe

Manténgase saludable siguiendo estos consejos: tome sus medicamentos; adopte y mantenga un peso saludable; participe en actividades físicas diariamente; controle los niveles de azúcar en la sangre, la presión arterial y el colesterol; no fume. Vea: http://go.usa.gov/3scNk

¿Sabía usted que las cataratas son comunes en las personas con diabetes? Responda a las preguntas en esta prueba corta para ver cuánto sabe sobre la enfermedad diabética del ojo. Aprenda más en: http://go.usa.gov/3scNG

La retinopatía diabética es la principal causa de ceguera en adultos entre 20 y 74 años. Sin embargo, la pérdida de la visión se puede prevenir con la detección temprana, tratamiento y seguimiento. Aprenda más en: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

Muchas cosas nos pueden tomar desprevenidos, pero la enfermedad diabética del ojo no tiene que ser una de ellas. Si tiene diabetes, aprenda cómo puede proteger su visión: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

La enfermedad diabética del ojo no tiene síntomas en sus etapas tempranas. Aprenda más: http://go.usa.gov/3scNG

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English Posts

#DiabeticRetinopathy treatment is 95% effective in preventing severe vision loss when detected early. Visit http://go.usa.gov/3GZaQ

Do you have #diabetes? Get the facts and protect your eyes from #DiabeticEyeDisease. More from @NEHEP: http://go.usa.gov/3GZYR

Get resources from @NEHEP to help you protect the sight of people w/ #diabetes: http://go.usa.gov/3scZm

Having a #health fair? @NEHEP has resources to help you spread the word about #diabetes and #EyeHealth: http://go.usa.gov/3scZm

If you have #diabetes, learn more about protecting yourself from #DiabeticEyeDisease w/ info from @NEHEP: http://go.usa.gov/3GZYR

#DYK: #DiabeticRetinopathy is the leading cause of #blindness in working-age adults. Get the facts at http://go.usa.gov/3h6tB

If you or your loved ones have #diabetes, keep your health on TRACK. Learn how from @NEHEP: http://go.usa.gov/3scBY

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Spanish Posts

El tratamiento de retinopatía diabética previene un 95% de la pérdida de visión si la enfermedad se detecta a tiempo. http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

¿Tiene diabetes? Proteja sus ojos de la enfermedad diabética del ojo. Aprenda más con @NEHEP en: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

Obtenga recursos de @NEHEP para educar a las personas con diabetes sobre cómo cuidar su visión: http://go.usa.gov/3scQY

¿Está organizando una feria de salud? @NEHEP tiene recursos para educar sobre la diabetes y la salud de los ojos. http://go.usa.gov/3scQY

Si tiene diabetes, aprenda cómo protegerse de la enfermedad diabética del ojo con la información de @NEHEP: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

¿Sabía usted que la retinopatía diabética es la principal causa de ceguera en adultos? Aprenda más en: http://go.usa.gov/3scNG

Si usted o un ser querido tiene diabetes, haga la visión una prioridad de la salud. @NEHEP le enseña cómo: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz

 

National Diabetes Month Posts

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Below are sample Facebook messages you can post during National Diabetes Month:

  • November is National Diabetes Month. If you have diabetes, the National Eye Health Education Program has resources to help you learn how to protect your vision: http://go.usa.gov/3eNfT
  • Newer and better treatments for diabetic retinopathy are now available. This National Diabetes Month, talk with your eye care provider about what would be best for you. Find an eye care professional in your area by visitinghttp://go.usa.gov/3eNfA
  • Did you know diabetic eye disease is a group of complications associated with diabetes? These include cataract, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, each of which can lead to vision loss and blindness. This National Diabetes Month, help spread the word about diabetic eye disease: http://go.usa.gov/3eNfT
  • If you have diabetes, National Diabetes Month is a perfect time to schedule your yearly dilated eye exam to keep your health on TRACK! Learn more from the National Eye Health Education Program: http://ow.ly/TqXio
  • By 2030, an estimated 11 million people will have diabetic retinopathy. If you have diabetes, make sure you keep your health on TRACK! Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/3JF73
  • Stay on TRACK to prevent blindness from diabetes! If you have diabetes, have a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year. Learn more: http://ow.ly/TqXuS

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  • Si usted tiene diabetes, la detección temprana de la enfermedad diabética del ojo puede salvar su visión. No pierda de vista la enfermedad diabética del ojo durante este Mes Nacional de la Diabetes. Aprenda más en:http://go.usa.gov/3eNsW


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Below are sample tweets you can post on Twitter during National Diabetes Month:

  • It’s #NationalDiabetesMonth! Get @NEHEP resources to help people w/ #diabetes stay on TRACK:http://go.usa.gov/3eNA4
  • It’s #NationalDiabetesMonth! Promote #diabetes awareness w/ resources from @NEHEP: http://go.usa.gov/3eNfT
  • By 2030, 11 million people will have #DiabeticRetinopathy. Keep your health on TRACK w/ @NEHEP:http://go.usa.gov/3eNfT #NDM
  • #DidYouKnow #DiabeticEyeDisease treatment is 90% effective in preventing #blindness when detected early?http://go.usa.gov/3eRqY #NDM
  • If you have #diabetes, keep your health on TRACK during #NationalDiabetesMonth! More from @NEHEP:http://go.usa.gov/3eNuH
  • Celebrate #WorldDiabetesDay on Nov. 14 w/ #DiabeticEyeDisease resources from @NEHEP: http://go.usa.gov/3eNfT
  • Got #diabetes? A dilated eye exam can detect #DiabeticEyeDisease early. Learn more from @NEHEP:http://go.usa.gov/3eNuH #NDM
  • #NationalDiabetesMonth is the time for people with #diabetes to schedule a dilated #EyeExam. More from @NEHEP:http://go.usa.gov/3eNuH

Spanish

  • Cuida tus ojos en el #MesNacionaldelaDiabetes. Hazte un examen con dilatación de pupilas. Aprende más de @NEHEP:http://1.usa.gov/1LtOHdP #NDM