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Latest F.A.C.E. Diabetes Stories

2011-11-11 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, award-winning actor and comedian Anthony Anderson is teaming up with Eli Lilly and Company's Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes initiative to remove the stereotype of Generation D--the belief that type 2 diabetes is an older person's disease. Formerly known as "adult-onset" diabetes, type 2 diabetes is now occurring at younger and younger ages.(1) In recognition of National...

2011-09-19 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will bring one of its patient education programs to Washington, D.C., September 21-24 during the 2011 Annual Legislative Conference presented by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. In attendance will be Eli Lilly and Company's Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes initiative spokesperson and singer-songwriter Angie Stone,...

2011-08-17 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th annual Victory Over Diabetes event, hosted by the American Diabetes Association (the Association), will take place in Atlanta on August 20, featuring educational workshops, free health screenings and resources designed to encourage African Americans to take control of their health and better manage their type 2 diabetes. In attendance will be Eli Lilly and Company's Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes...

2010-11-10 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of November as National Diabetes Awareness Month and the start of the holiday season, Eli Lilly and Company and actor Anthony Anderson are encouraging African Americans to "Make Over Your Sunday Meal" as part of F.A.C.E. Diabetes, the national Fearless African- Americans Connected and Empowered campaign, created to build awareness and foster support for African Americans with type 2 diabetes. Anderson, known for numerous television...

2010-09-23 09:28:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Angie Stone and Anthony Anderson, spokespeople for Lilly's Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes initiative, are teaming up with The Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) for the 9th annual Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day, taking place on September 28, 2010. Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day is the culmination of a six-month initiative that seeks to motivate African-Americans to become more proactive about their health...

2010-06-17 09:45:00

NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teaming up with Eli Lilly and Company, actor and comedian Anthony Anderson is stepping into the spotlight as the newest face of F.A.C.E. Diabetes - the national Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered initiative - to help motivate African-Americans with diabetes to take control of their disease. With the F.A.C.E. Diabetes initiative, Anderson will travel to various cities throughout the year, starting with the Real Men Cook Father's...

2009-02-23 08:00:00

Free community-wide event offers diabetes education, healthy food-sampling and a special performance by Angie Stone BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Black History Month comes to a close, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Angie Stone and the Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes initiative, sponsored by Lilly USA, LLC, head to historic Birmingham on February 28 to help empower and inspire African-Americans with diabetes to take control...

2008-09-18 15:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Angie Stone will be in Indianapolis on September 20, 2008, the third stop on a national tour of the Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes campaign to encourage African-Americans with diabetes to take control and learn how to better manage their disease. The F.A.C.E. Diabetes event with Angie Stone will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 20...