Gimme 5ive July


The Gimme 5ive campaign aims to raise awareness of proactive steps that men and women can take every month in an effort to provide early detection and/or prevention of common cancers and other diseases.

Gimme 5ive Health Focus for July:   
Diabetes Awareness

  1. Listen:
  2. Learn:
    • Every year an estimated 19,000 people in Colorado are diagnosed with diabetes.
    • Risk of death for adults with diabetes is 50% higher than for adults without diabetes.
    • People with diabetes have medical expenses approximately 2.3 times higher than those who do not have diabetes.
    • Learn more about Diabetes in Colorado:

  3. Do:
  4. Pledge:
    • Pledge to get active, eat smart, stop smoking.

  5. Share:
    • Share what you’ve learned about Diabetes prevention with 5 friends & encourage them to take the diabetes risk assessments:

Past Gimme 5ive Awareness Month