With one of every seven health care dollars being spent treating diabetes and its complications, diabetes is now considered the most expensive chronic condition in the U.S. To help support the millions of Americans living with diabetes, AARP and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have joined forces to provide a new offering for people with type 2 diabetes, the Let’s Be Well Diabetes Box. The box includes everyday wellness resources for people with diabetes, and contains expertly chosen products and information that can help people take important steps toward effectively managing the onset of type 2 diabetes.

While age is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, lifestyle choices are critically important in preventing, delaying or managing the condition. The Let’s Be Well Diabetes Box delivers a blend of lifestyle products, resources and information to support the needs of individuals with diabetes. The boxes can be purchased by friends, family members, caregivers or people with diabetes, and is shipped directly to the recipient’s doorstep.

“Delivering innovative solutions that enable people to live their healthiest lives is a top priority for us at AARP, and this Let’s Be Well collaboration with the ADA puts people’s health and wellness at the forefront,” said Andy Miller, senior VP of innovation and product development, AARP. “We know that people want to be empowered to take care of themselves, and they want to do so on their own terms. These boxes provide the opportunity to do just that, in practical and actionable ways.”

“One in four seniors in America is diagnosed with diabetes, and having access to vetted diabetes information and expertly chosen resources and products is critical,” said Michael Eisenstein, senior vice president of products for the ADA. “We are pleased to partner with AARP for the Let’s Be Well Diabetes Box. Together, we can help improve outcomes for the millions of seniors with type 2 diabetes.”

The Let’s Be Well Diabetes Box includes:

  1. Precise Portions Lunch Plate
  2. Portion-Control Content Wheel
  3. The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook
  4. Bobble Water Bottle
  5. Miracle of Aloe Foot Repair Cream
  6. Athleema Resistance Bands
  7. Glukos Gel
  8. Diabetes Forecast® magazine 2018 consumer guide

The Let’s Be Well Diabetes Box, with a $75 retail value, is available for purchase starting today for $49.99 including shipping at www.LetsBeWellBox.com.