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2013-11-05 12:28:47

November is National Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month SAN DIEGO, Nov. 05, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Institutes of Health, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among adults in the United States. Approximately 7.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy, with the numbers expected to rise to 11 million by the year 2030. With the month of November designated as National Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, Dr. Sandy...

2013-11-01 23:25:17

Get Free Standard Shipping on Your Order During National Diabetes Month Promotional Event Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 American Diabetes Wholesale announces a Free standard shipping promotion for all eligible customers during National Diabetes Month at http://www.americandiabeteswholesale.com. The promotion begins on Friday, November 1 and is applicable to all orders processed through the company’s website with a ‘Ship To’ address in the continental United States. No...

2013-10-31 23:35:00

Diabetes is A Family Affair - California Podiatric Medical Association Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Diabetes is a challenging disease that affects the entire family. For those living with diabetes or who have a loved one with the disease, family support is very important, especially when it comes to managing diabetes and preventing serious health problems. It's also important to know that if there is a family history of diabetes – such as a mother, father, brother, or...

2013-10-29 08:33:58

Regular eye exams are one of the best ways to avoid diabetic eye diseases SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of American Diabetes Month this November, ophthalmologists across the country are reminding the 25.8 million Americans living with diabetes -the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults age 20 to 74 years(([i])) - of the key steps they should take to prevent vision loss. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131029/DC05839 Diabetes is a major risk...

2013-10-28 20:24:56

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine how different the lives of so many would be if diabetes were cured and the billions of dollars in annual health care costs that could be saved. Finding that cure was the impetus for establishing the $250,000 Harold Hamm International Prize for Biomedical Research in Diabetes, awarded for the first time today by the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at the University of Oklahoma. The inaugural recipient, Dr. Peter H. Bennett, is an...

2013-10-24 08:35:55

-- Unique Approach Lets Patients Earn Free Health-Related Products As They Test Their Blood Glucose to Help Manage Their Diabetes -- MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To help patients with diabetes better understand and manage their condition, LifeScan, Inc., makers of the nation's top selling OneTouch(®) Brand of blood glucose monitors, has become a sponsor of HealthyOutcomes.com, an incentive-based diabetes education website. Developed by David Kliff, founder of the...

2013-10-22 23:03:01

Although Asian Americans suffer from similar health problems as the population at large, certain illnesses predominate. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), PCA sees this as the perfect opportunity for pharmaceutical companies to take action and target campaigns to Asian Americans, who represents the fastest growing ethnic segment in the U.S. with a total of 18.9 million people, which stands for 6% of total U.S. population...

2013-10-15 08:31:10

Under PureTech's direction, in collaboration with leading T1D-focused organizations, T1D Innovations will create and fund companies to translate key medical discoveries into novel type 1 diabetes products BOSTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF, the world's largest non-profit supporter of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and PureTech, a technology development company tackling tomorrow's biggest healthcare problems, announced today the launch of T1D...

2013-10-04 08:23:59

STUDIO CITY, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health (www.SeeChangeHealth.com), an innovator in value-based design solutions to improve health and reduce health care costs, today announced that Sean Penwell, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of SeeChange Health will be participating in the Diabetes Innovation Forum on October 4th, in Washington D.C. Dr. Penwell will join a distinguished panel of health experts and speak on the use of financial incentives, personalized health...

2013-10-04 08:23:47

Foremost experts to unite on diabetes focused online community-based learning and collaboration microsite WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldOne, the global leader in health care data collection, insights and intelligence, and Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's largest diabetes research and clinical care organization, today announced the upcoming launch of the Diabetes HUB, designed to inform and advance the quality and efficiency of diabetes care. Part of Joslin's...