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2011-04-06 13:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of ACCU-CHEK® products and services, has launched dedicated Facebook and Twitter accounts to promote diabetes education, awareness and advocacy. The company has also expanded its current Diabetes Link blog from Canada to North America. Roche Diabetes Care's Facebook (www.facebook.com/AccuChekUS) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/accuchek_us) accounts have been created with one goal in mind: help people...

2011-04-01 10:46:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lance® Sandwich Crackers is partnering with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to support the organization's efforts to find better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that can strike at any age, in which the body is unable to produce the insulin needed to turn food into energy. People with the disease must test their blood sugar and administer...

2011-03-22 00:00:29

The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations' diabetes program, which aims to reduce the secondary complications of diabetes among individuals living with the disease, is underway in three Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander communities. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2011 The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations' (AAPCHO) diabetes program to address diabetes among vulnerable populations is underway in three Asian American,...

2011-03-17 11:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Giant Eagle®, 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...

2011-03-16 08:00:00

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...

2011-03-10 07:17:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In the 1960's, public health authorities recognized 11 states in the southeastern United States for having an unusually high incidence of stroke and cardiovascular disease.  They coined the term "stroke belt" for these states with high age-adjusted stroke mortality.  Until recently, researchers never added another notch to the belt; but with diabetes affecting 8 percent of the U.S. population (23.6 million), scientists were able to indentify clustered high...

2011-01-04 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Now more than ever, people of all ages across the world are thinking about quality of life, good health, and physical problems connected to long-term conditions like diabetes. Renown author Dr. Naheed Ali answers these calls and focuses on life-changing antidotes to help diabetics live a healthier, more fulfilling life in his new book titled "Diabetes and You: A Comprehensive, Holistic Approach." "The aim is to promote healthy living as a diabetes...

2010-12-21 11:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In November, Verizon Wireless and the American Diabetes Association teamed up to help Stop Diabetes®, a movement aimed at ending the devastating toll that diabetes takes on the lives of millions of individuals across the nation. Through the Verizon Wireless' "Helping You Live A Better Life" sweepstakes, the company announced that it is donating $100,000 to the foundation as part of its commitment to improving the lives of its...

2010-11-22 00:00:40

The guide helps diabetics deal with holiday stress through good food, relationship and exercise tips. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 20, 2010 This holiday season diabetics have more resources than ever to have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas. In the spirit of giving, all of Diabetic Connect's holiday resources "” from a free downloadable diabetes recipes book to helpful tips and articles on handling holiday stress "” are available to...

2010-10-28 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of November's Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day 2010 (November 14), George Canyon, country music recording artist and Nashville Star finalist, will release his current Canadian hit single, "I Believe in Angels" in the U.S. and offer a special gift - a free download of the song at www.georgecanyon.com/jdrfusa in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). A donation will be made to JDRF on behalf of each download...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'