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2014-04-23 08:31:57

Stage and Screen Star Shines a Spotlight on Better Blood Sugar Management With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced it is teaming up with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson on America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, an educational program intended to encourage people with type 2 diabetes to...

2014-04-14 10:51:19

Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital. The study, published today in the journal Diabetic Medicine, is the first to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on the gap in mammogram screening among women with diabetes. "Managing the demands of a chronic condition such as diabetes is...

2014-04-11 23:01:26

The Connecticut Health Council, an association of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a national center of health excellence and to improve health care and wellness, will host ‘Innovation Takes on the Diabetes Pandemic’ featuring John L. Brooks, III, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Joslin Diabetes Center on Thursday, April 17th from 7:30-9:30a.m. at the New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue in New Haven, Conn. Hartford, Conn. (PRWEB) April...

2014-04-07 16:32:35

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that Sweden—the country already thought to have the second highest prevalence of type 1 diabetes in the world—could have 2-3 times more adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes than previously estimated. The research is by Dr Araz Rawshani, Swedish National Diabetes Register, Gothenburg, Sweden, and colleagues. Current estimates in Sweden are based on the...

2014-04-04 23:39:03

The event raised more than $25,000 for diabetes research. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Constellix sponsored the 9th Annual Dodging Diabetes charity dodge ball tournament March 9, with the ultimate goal of helping support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Joslin Diabetes Center. Team Constellix help round out the 30-team competition where participants dipped, dove, ducked and dodged their way through the weekend. The event raised more than $25,000 and 100 percent of...

2014-04-02 08:32:53

CAESAREA, Israel, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced the appointment of Dr. William Polonsky to its Scientific/Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Polonsky is a well-known author on the subject of living with and managing diabetes, and an internationally-recognized expert on the behavioral aspects of diabetes. He will advise the company on patient and professional needs and product...

2014-03-25 23:28:32

Partnering with the American Diabetes Association, FootSmart Encourages People to Assess Their Risk for Developing Type 2 Diabetes Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 FootSmart, a top 200 internet retailer of comfort footwear and lower body health products, is partnering with the American Diabetes Association to raise awareness for the 26th annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Alert Day is a “wake up call” asking Americans to take the Diabetes Risk...

2014-03-17 04:21:49

DUBAI, UAE and BOSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center will work with the Private Equity firm's healthcare portfolio companies to offer regional expertise and training in the field of diabetes care. TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, the region's first private equity firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare sector, has signed an affiliation with Joslin Diabetes Center. Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Joslin is the world's leading...

2014-03-07 23:21:46

Brock Will Share His Personal Account of Managing His Condition April 10 in Princeton, N.J., at Patient-Centered Diabetes Care: Putting Theory into Practice, sponsored by The American Journal of Managed Care PLAINSBORO, N.J. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock, best known as one of the game’s most prolific base stealers, will share his story of dealing with diabetes at an April conference, hosted by The American Journal of Managed Care, devoted to bringing the recent...

2014-02-18 23:27:40

DNS Made Easy, the creators of Constellix, sponsors the 9th Annual Dodging Diabetes charity dodge ball tournament. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 It’s time to dip, dive, duck and dodge. For team Constellix, joining the 9th Annual Dodging Diabetes charity dodge ball tournament March 9 is about building team spirit and workplace camaraderie. However, the ultimate goal is to help support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Joslin Diabetes Center. The Dodging Diabetes...