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2008-11-03 15:00:21

The American Diabetes Association has received top honors in the 2008 FREDDIE Award for Public Service. This honor is given to individuals and organizations that create a greater public awareness of health-related concerns. The American Diabetes Association was selected for its more than 65 year history and mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The Association's strength comes from its cadre of passionate volunteers across the...

2008-10-30 09:00:41

DETROIT, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To kick off American Diabetes Month this November, the American Diabetes Association's annual community-wide Diabetes Update event returns to Detroit, along with Eli Lilly and Company's national educational initiative, Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes. Diabetes Update, an educational program for people affected by diabetes and their families, will take place on Saturday, November 1, at the Greater Grace...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

What 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. Sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., the campaign provides educational information and tools for people living with type 2 diabetes, enabling them to get one step closer...

2008-10-07 12:00:00

The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.6 million children and adults in the United States living with diabetes, and 5.7 million of them don't even know it. That's why Rite Aid has teamed up with the American Diabetes Association and dLife to increase awareness and educate its patients on this ever-growing epidemic. Patients can receive free information on preventing, managing and living with diabetes at all Rite Aid stores and online at www.riteaid.com and...

2008-09-18 15:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Angie Stone will be in Indianapolis on September 20, 2008, the third stop on a national tour of the Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) Diabetes campaign to encourage African-Americans with diabetes to take control and learn how to better manage their disease. The F.A.C.E. Diabetes event with Angie Stone will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 20...

2008-09-11 09:00:48

To celebrate the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month and to recognize those in the Hispanic/Latino American population who have, or are at risk for, diabetes, the American Diabetes Association, through a grant from the Abbott Fund, is introducing its new Adult Prevention Toolkit designed specifically for community-based and faith-based organizations in Hispanic/Latino communities. The toolkit provides organizations with comprehensive and culturally relevant information on diabetes...

2008-09-09 09:00:09

Click on the following link to view ADA Men's Health Campaign Video: http://www.firstlinemedia.com/video/ADA_Mens_Health_Campaign_v5.wmv In addition to dealing with the day-to-day aspects of diabetes management that involve blood glucose, nutrition and lifestyle management, men in the United States with diabetes are also grappling with other physical, emotional and sexual health issues according to survey findings released today by the American Diabetes Association. According to the...

2008-08-18 15:01:11

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today announced that it is the presenting sponsor of the American Diabetes Association's (ADA's) Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes to be held in Philadelphia on Saturday, October 4, 2008. The new family- and team-friendly 5K fundraising walk will support the ADA's aggressive efforts to stem the growing diabetes epidemic by funding ground-breaking research to find a cure and by actively supporting community outreach,...

2008-07-09 18:00:35

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) applauds the U.S. Congress for voting in favor of extending the Special Diabetes Programs (SDP) for two more years. Today, the U.S. Senate voted in support of a Medicare package that included a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Programs. The measure recently passed in the U.S. House of Representatives as well. These programs consist of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) and the Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes...

2008-06-26 18:00:49

The Jonas Brothers are one of today's hottest bands, with one of the summer's most highly-anticipated tours, appearances on TV, and a new album coming out in August. But what most people don't realize is that while he's singing and playing on stage with his brothers, Nick Jonas, 15, is also wearing an insulin pump. The cover story of the July 2008 issue of Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, shares the Jonas family's struggle with Nick's diagnosis of...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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