Defeat Diabetes Foundation Announces R & B Singer Howard Hewett as National Spokesperson
“We are extremely honored that someone of Howard’s talent and celebrity has committed his time and energy to helping further our work of creating awareness about and preventing diabetes,” said
“We’re already working on events with him in
Speaking candidly on his way to a performance, Hewett said, “My mother died from complications related to her own battle with diabetes. I think that it’s important that no other families have to experience that kind of pain and loss.” Hewett continued, “I’m particularly excited to work with this ‘grass roots’ organization because it focuses on helping people identify when they are at risk for getting diabetes and providing some practical ways to prevent it. I also know, with Defeat Diabetes Foundation, that my efforts will make a difference,” he concluded.
Defeat Diabetes Foundation (DDF), is a 501(C)(3) non-profit. The Mission is the prevention, early identification and effective self management of diabetes. DDF has programs in all 50 states and provides medical supplies to developing nations. We offer critical information and education programs with a focus on Type 2 diabetes, nutrition and physical fitness. For More information visit www.DefeatDiabetes.org, or www.myspace.com/howardhewett
SOURCE Defeat Diabetes Foundation