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NASHVILLE, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes is often called the "silent killer" because people who have it are often unaware they are affected. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects 26 million people - including children - in the United States.
PHILADELPHIA, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross (IBC) joins the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to spread the word that today is Diabetes Alert Day and challenge area residents to take steps to fight America's fastest growing disease.
March 22 is National Diabetes Alert Day HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Knowing your risk of diabetes and taking steps to prevent or manage the disease can improve your health and even extend your life, acting Secretary of Health Dr. Eli Avila said today.
PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Giant EagleÂ®, the region's leading food and fuel retailer, has received the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) prestigious Chairman's Citation Award. Giant Eagle is the second ever recipient of the Award, which recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of individuals, corporations, institutions and organizations who have demonstrated significant dedication and commitment and have had a positive impact in advancing the mission of the ADA.
Opportunity for children to gain confidence and learn critical diabetes management skills in traditional summer camp settings INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Lilly Diabetes announced it will help children with diabetes attend summer camp by donating 88 scholarships to the American Diabetes Association's (Association) 2011 campership program - one scholarship for each year Lilly Diabetes has supported the needs of those living with diabetes,...
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is highlighting the connection between diabetes and hearing health and is urging all Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test and the Across America Hearing Check Challenge on American Diabetes Association Alert Day(SM).
With diabetes affecting 8 percent of the US population, scientists were able to indentify clustered high prevalence areas of 644 counties in 15 southeastern states through data compiled of evidence of the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes for every US county.
In an article published in the April 2011 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers were able to identify clustered high prevalence areas, or a "diabetes belt" of 644 counties in 15 mostly southeastern states using data compiled for the first time of estimates of the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes for every US county.
DETROIT, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association Inc.
Researchers say an evolutionary gene mutation that occurred in humans millions of years ago and our subsequent inability to produce a specific kind of sialic acid molecule appears to make people more vulnerable to developing type 2 diabetes, especially if theyâ€™re overweight.
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