National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)

Diabetic Eye Disease Outreach Opportunities: Social Media Messages


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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:
  • 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 visiting
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • 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:


  • 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:


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


  • Cuida tus ojos en el #MesNacionaldelaDiabetes. Hazte un examen con dilatación de pupilas. Aprende más de @NEHEP: #NDM