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2014-07-23 23:24:17

Extend Nutrition is giving away a Free One-Year Supply of its products to promote the milestone achievement of 25 Million Protein Bars sold. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Extend Nutrition is giving away a Free One-Year Supply of its products to promote the milestone achievement of 25 Million Protein Bars sold. The company makes the only Sugar Free, Gluten Free Protein Bar that is clinically proven to help control blood sugar for 6 to 9 hours – along with a variety of healthy...

2014-07-23 08:31:30

Simplifies Meal Planning for Diabetics, Pre-Diabetics & Health-Conscious Consumers BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooking smart with diabetes just went from painful to painless, thanks to online meal planning service eMeals. Subscribers to the new eMeals Diabetic Plan will receive seven simple, flavorful, carb-smart dinner menus on their smartphones or computers every week - all written by cookbook author Nancy S. Hughes and reviewed by eMeals registered dietitians. Each menu...

Labeling People With Pre-diabetes Is Unhelpful And Unnecessary
2014-07-15 03:31:56

University College London Labeling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs, say researchers from UCL and the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota. The analysis, published in the BMJ, considered whether a diagnosis of pre-diabetes carried any health benefits such as improved diabetes prevention. The authors showed that treatments to reduce blood sugar only delayed the onset of type 2 diabetes...

2014-07-09 23:09:38

Local nonprofit group, Razor Crusaders, will set a world record with their 380 mile "Ride for Diabetes" across the state of Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 On July 10-12, members of the non-profit group, Razor Crusaders, will embark on a world-record, kick scooter ride for diabetes awareness. The Razor Crusaders’ “Ride for Diabetes” will start in St. George and will finish at Davis High School in Kaysville. The 24-member group will cover the 380 mile...

2014-07-08 23:12:38

Fit4D’s Pathways optimizes the mix between intelligent technology and human touch points to personalize the experience for patients while using claim and pharmacy data to measure health improvements. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Fit4D© (http://www.fit4d.com) announced today that it is partnering with Healthfirst to deliver an evidence-based diabetes program to Healthfirst’s Spanish speaking members with poorly managed diabetes in New York City. This program will...

2014-07-07 16:23:07

On and off the track, Reed shows that diabetes doesn't slow him down INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- #DiabetesChamp & Lilly #Diabetes ambassador @driverRyanReed finishes 4th at the Subway Firecracker 250 -- Lilly #Diabetes ambassador & @NASCAR driver @driverRyanReed takes 4th place at Subway Firecracker 250. Great job! #D2SD -- Lilly #Diabetes & @AmDiabetesAssn congratulate NASCAR driver...

2014-07-02 23:00:25

Prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate awarded to Summit Medical Group’s Westfield program for its quality diabetes self-management education program Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to Summit Medical Group’s Westfield program at 552 Westfield Avenue. The ADA believes that this...

2014-06-27 04:21:23

Diabetes care system lowers risk of heart attack, stroke and retinopathy over a three-year period PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in The American Journal of Managed Care found that an all-or-none or "bundled" approach to primary care, deployed by Geisinger Health System for patients with diabetes, produced better health outcomes, and that the benefits happened quickly. More so than most chronic conditions, diabetes offers a window...

2014-06-26 08:28:04

Merkerson Visits Washington, D.C. on June 26 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Washington, D.C. to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C -- their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-06-25 23:13:12

STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the American Diabetes Association (ADA)—publishers of the journals Diabetes®, Diabetes Care®, Clinical Diabetes®, and Diabetes Spectrum®—has signed on to participate in PRE-val. Diabetes and Diabetes Care will be the first two ADA journals to participate. Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Publishers of leading diabetes journals to use new tool to validate peer review. STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the...

Latest American Diabetes Association Reference Libraries

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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