Champion on the road for diabetes awareness

Charles Mattocks, IDF Blue Circle Champion, is taking to the roads of the USA to raise awareness of diabetes complications, including high blood pressure, stroke, retinopathy and neuropathy.

“The Diabetic You” Mobile RV Tour aims to increase awareness and educate the public about the management and treatment of complications. During the tour leading diabetes experts will also be onsite to answer questions about potential warning signs for common diabetes problems.

To find the full tour schedule, visit this page

Charles is one of IDF’s newest Blue Circle Champions. He is a nephew of Bob Marley and commonly known by his TV persona- the Poor Chef. Charles is on a mission to bring diabetes awareness to those who need it most.

“I want the world to see the faces afflicted with diabetes. Not just the numbers and statistics. I want everyone to see the fear that is felt, the courage it takes and the tears, smiles and hope”

Read more about what being a champion means to him here