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2011-04-01 07:00:00

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of every three people in the United States either has diabetes or is at risk for developing the disease. This generation of children is on the fast track to live shorter, less healthy lives than their parents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports one of every three children will get diabetes in their lifetime. For some ethnicities that number is one in two. Defeat Diabetes Foundation (DDF) is on a mission to...

2010-01-15 08:00:00

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew P. Mandell - Mr. Diabetes®, Executive Director of Defeat Diabetes Foundation and diabetes advocate announced today that he will be sitting on the ProtoKinetix (PKTX) Advisory Board. ProtoKinetix, Inc. is a biotechnology company that has developed and patented a family of synthetic anti-aging glycoproteins (AAGP(TM)) for medicine and the biotechnology and cosmetic industries. "I'm really excited about their technology...

2009-01-29 07:00:00

Hewett Will Work on Awareness and Fundraising Activities LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Defeat Diabetes Foundation (DDF) has announced that Howard Hewett, R & B Artist, former lead singer of the group Shalamar, has signed on to work with DDF to help create awareness about the diabetes epidemic in the U.S. "We are extremely honored that someone of Howard's talent and celebrity has committed his time and energy to helping further our work of creating awareness about and...

2008-12-18 07:00:00

Still Plenty of Work to do ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past eight years Andy Mandell - Mr. Diabetes(R), Executive Director of Defeat Diabetes Foundation, has been a man with one mission: to walk the 10,000 mile perimeter of the United States raising awareness about the dangers of diabetes, a disease that nearly took his life. On December 21, 2008, at approximately 2:00 pm EST, he will walk the final steps in Madeira Beach, FL where it began December 1, 2000. "It's...

2008-10-14 03:00:32

American Diabetes Wholesale, a discount retailer of diabetic supplies, donated $10,000 in diabetic supplies to support Andy Mandell ("Mr. Diabetes(R)") and his effort to increase awareness about diabetes through the Defeat Diabetes Foundation. Through his epic 10,000+ mile Wake Up and Walk(R) Tour of the perimeter of the U.S., Andy Mandell is raising awareness about diabetes, its prevention and the consequences of undiagnosed and/or poorly managed diabetes. "We are very pleased to...

2008-08-21 09:01:14

MIAMI, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past eight years Andy Mandell -- Mr. Diabetes(R) has been a man with one mission: he's been walking the 10,000 mile perimeter of the United States raising awareness about the dangers of diabetes and letting people know they can prevent it from happening to them. Mandell established Defeat Diabetes Foundation (http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/) and formulated his walk on the premise that the best course to dealing with diabetes was preventing it in the...


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