Nick Jonas' Holiday Dog Tag Challenge

| Dec 8, 2010

This holiday season, Nick and Bayer have issued a dog tag challenge!  You can help them reach the goal of 50,000 tags by purchasing one for yourself or giving one as a gift this holiday season.  Proceeds from each tag sold will go to the Jonas Brothers Change for the Children Foundation to help others.

When Diabetes Health asked Nick last week about the Holiday Dog Tag Challenge, he let us know that, "It's going really well. Every chance we have to get our fans involved is a good thing. It's great to go the shows and see that they are wearing the tags.  It lets me know that they are diabetic or just supporting the cause and being aware of diabetes.  It means a lot".

On this site you can read about what Bayer and Nick are doing to raise diabetes awareness and understanding, and how he manages his own diabetes with his CONTOUR® USB meter. So check out the site, read his blog, and purchase a dog tag to help others with diabetes.

He designed the Dog Tags for anyone who wants to show their support for diabetes. If you have diabetes, your tag will come with a medical alert; that's the one he wears. If you don't have diabetes and just want to support the cause, your tag will not have the medical alert. See the tags here. Proceeds from each sale will be donated by Bayer to the Jonas Brothers Change for the Children Foundation

The Silver-Plated Non-Diabetes Tag has the Change for the Children Foundation logo and a line from "A Little Bit Longer," Nick Jonas' song about his diabetes. On the back there is a NJ and Bayer Diabetes Care logo, to signify their partnership which helps increase awareness of juvenile diabetes. Half of the proceeds of each sale will be donated by Bayer Diabetes Care to the Change for the Children Foundation. (offer available to U.S. residents only; only adults may purchase)

The Silver-Plated Diabetes Tag has the Change for the Children Foundation logo and a line from Nick's song "A Little Bit Longer". On the back there is a NJ and Bayer Diabetes Care logo, to signify their partnership. This tag also has the word diabetes on the back. That's the one he wears. 

Read the 2007 Diabetes Health interview with Nick, here... and stay tuned for an update in January.

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Categories: Adolescent Boys, Adolescent Girls, Community, Diabetes, Diabetes, Kids & Teens, Nick Jonas, Type 1 Issues, Type 2 Issues

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Posted by Anonymous on 9 December 2010

I am ordering one for my grand-daughter who is in LOVE with Nick Jonas and, father and aunt have type 1 diabetes. Also, I am very proud to finally have someone advocating for type 1 diabetes.

Terry Jennings, RN, CDE

Posted by Anonymous on 16 December 2010

I am sixteen but i was 15 when i foun out i have type 2. i got it from my grandma and the worst thing was i found out the day of her 3year death it was hard for me to take to account that i had diabetes. So almost everynight i play A little bit longer and cry but i look to you and think to myself that if nick can do it so can i:):):):)

Posted by Anonymous on 14 December 2011

I Love you, Nicky.

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