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2009-06-24 14:57:00

Join 150 Kids with Type 1 Diabetes on Capitol Hill for JDRF's Children's Congress 2009 WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nick Jonas, Mary Tyler Moore, Sugar Ray Leonard and kids with type 1 diabetes testified this morning before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on the need for funding for type 1 diabetes research. The hearing was the culmination of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Children's Congress, the largest grassroots event held...

2009-06-23 10:33:00

Kid Delegates Meet Elected Officials, Testify at Senate Hearing, and Urge Legislators To Request Fund Research WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 children and teenagers throughout the U.S. with type 1 diabetes are in Washington, D.C. this week to advocate for funding for type 1 diabetes research. They'll be joined by JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore, Nick Jonas of the Grammy nominated multi platinum group The Jonas Brothers, boxing legend Sugar Ray...

2009-06-18 16:04:00

Daschle and Others Call the Need Urgent; Among Seniors with Diabetes, Half Are Unaware; Medicare's Free Diabetes Screening Benefits Underutilized WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a meeting today sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Medicare Diabetes Screening Project (MDSP), former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, experts in diabetes research and education, and representatives of senior-serving organizations from a four-state area gathered in...

2009-05-12 08:00:00

Cost of diabetes treatments, local gyms and fresh food among barriers preventing Indianapolis residents from implementing healthy habits to take control of their diabetes INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to informing and empowering people with diabetes to become actively involved in their own health care, announced findings today from a recent survey conducted by national research firm Yankelovich which...

2009-04-21 08:00:00

Cost of diabetes treatments, local gyms and fresh food among barriers preventing Raleigh residents from implementing healthy habits to take control of their diabetes RALEIGH, N.C., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a not for profit organization dedicated to informing and empowering people with diabetes to become actively involved in their own health care, announced findings today from a recent survey conducted by national research firm Yankelovich which found...

2009-04-17 14:46:00

CHICAGO, Ill., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes is a growing problem and more and more people are striving to cope. As a result, DiabeticSingles announces the launch of their new website which brings together people who have at least one shared known commonality. *(PHOTO 72dpi: Send2Press.com/mediaboom/09-0417-Dbsingl_72dpi.jpg) *(Photo Caption: DiabeticSingles.com) As of 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control, 236 million people had diabetes worldwide; 23.6 million or 7.8...

2009-03-25 14:00:00

Cost of fresh food and diabetes treatments prevents Honolulu residents from implementing healthy habits into their daily lives HONOLULU, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) announced findings today from a recent survey conducted by national research firm Yankelovich that found that although Honolulu residents with type 2 diabetes appear to be more educated about diabetes management than the majority of their peers nationally, most have not been successful in...

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...

2009-01-06 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- What and When Music industry veteran and TV personality Randy Jackson has teamed up with the American Heart Association for a second year to help people living with type 2 diabetes understand the importance of properly managing their disease, and to encourage them to enroll in The Heart of Diabetes(TM) campaign. Jackson, who lives with type 2 diabetes, is coming to Philadelphia to urge the tens of thousands of adults in the city with diabetes to get...

2008-12-18 07:00:00

Still Plenty of Work to do ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past eight years Andy Mandell - Mr. Diabetes(R), Executive Director of Defeat Diabetes Foundation, has been a man with one mission: to walk the 10,000 mile perimeter of the United States raising awareness about the dangers of diabetes, a disease that nearly took his life. On December 21, 2008, at approximately 2:00 pm EST, he will walk the final steps in Madeira Beach, FL where it began December 1, 2000. "It's...


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