Be The Face Of Change

The faces here represent the nearly 24 million Americans living with diabetes every day of their lives. Every person has their own story of how they have embraced change and taken charge of their diabetes and their life.

Shirlesia Hawkins-Dembley

Fourteen years after she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Shirlesia Hawkins-Dembley, 44, of Minneapolis, was determined to turn her health around for her three children. Through the help of her doctor and a nutritionist she began to take her diabetes care more seriously. Shirlesia is dedicated to her new diet and exercise regimen and refuses to fall back into her old habits. She enjoys playing outside with her children, kickboxing and being involved in a leadership training program.

The person(s) featured in the photo may or may not be using a Novo Nordisk product. Individual results may vary.