Sun Life raises diabetes awareness with Kick Diabetes online portal and Don’t Be Risky campaign


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Sun Life is committed to helping in the prevention of diabetes and its related complications as our main philanthropic health focus.  This November, we have developed a number of initiatives to help raise awareness about diabetes and promote its prevention across Canada.  Leverage these campaigns to help promote diabetes awareness and education in your workplace.

Sun Life helps Kick Diabetes with new online education portal and CFL sponsorship

In honour of the 2014 Diabetes Awareness Month and to help beat diabetes in Canada, Sun Life is pleased to present the Kick Diabetes online portal now available through our content website, Brighter Life.

This portal contains educational information, tools, and tips to raise awareness about diabetes, help individuals to understand their risk, and promote healthier lifestyle choices for Canadians. 

This portal is in conjunction with our Sun Life Financial Kick Diabetes program, which was created as a sponsorship of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and its important work with respect to preventative research.

We encourage you to consider incorporating this valuable tool into your wellness program and employee health resources.

To learn more about the Sun Life Financial Kick Diabetes program, visit or watch the program launch video with CFL player John Chick. And make sure to retweet #SunLifeKickDiabetes to help donate![1]

Don’t Be Risky – Sun Life sponsors Canadian Diabetes Association awareness campaign

From October 15 – November 30, Sun Life is sponsoring the Canadian Diabetes Association Don’t be Risky campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage Canadians to complete the CANRISK questionnaire.

Also known as the Canadian Diabetes Risk Questionnaire, CANRISK is a series of questions to help Canadians determine if they are at risk of developing prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. CANRISK was developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

Those who complete the CANRISK test and entry form have a chance to win a $5,000 or one of two $2,500 Money for Life Experiences: A financial portfolio from Sun Life Financial.

Learn more about the campaign and encourage your employees to take the test at       


Please contact your Client Service Administrator at 1-877-786-7227.

[1] Sun Life will donate $1 for every re-tweet, up to a maximum of $60,000 – for full details, visit