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2013-11-20 23:21:29

CarePoint Health hosted a World Diabetes Day celebration at the Landmark Loew's Jersey Theater. Complimentary screenings in addition to diabetes educational material was provided to attendees. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 CarePoint Health Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital, and Hoboken University Medical Center hosted a World Diabetes Day celebration at the Landmark Loew's Jersey Theater. Complimentary screenings in addition to diabetes educational material was...

1-in-10 Adults Will Have Diabetes By 2030
2011-11-14 13:12:44

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), one in 10 adults could be diagnosed with diabetes by 2030. November 14th marks World Diabetes Day for 2011, and IDF used the occasion to release its 5th edition of the Diabetes Atlas. IDF said that as many as 183 million people are unaware they have diabetes.  In some regions like Africa diabetes cases are expected to increase by 90 percent by 2030.  At least 78 percent of people in Africa are undiagnosed and do not...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Team Type 1, a sports organization composed of athletes who have Type 1 diabetes, announced recently that it will begin a 3,000 mile run across America to promote diabetes awareness as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Team Type 1 Running 3,000 Miles for Type 1 Diabetes Awareness: Team Type 1, a sports organization composed of athletes who have Type 1 diabetes, announced recently that it will begin a 3,000 mile run across America to promote diabetes...

One Person Dies From Diabetes Every Seven Seconds
2011-09-13 12:16:44

  Health officials said Tuesday that about 366 million people around the world suffer from diabetes and the global epidemic is getting worse. The International Diabetes Federation said that one person dies from diabetes every seven seconds. The federation called for concrete measures to stop the epidemic and has urged officials to focus on the chronic disease at a United Nations meeting next week to commit to specific targets to help prevent cases and invest in more research....

2011-05-31 12:23:00

Film follows the inspiring journeys of children with diabetes in the developing world NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life for a Child, the inspirational documentary produced by Lilly Diabetes is now available for free download on the video sharing site Hulu.com. Visitors to Hulu can view the entire 28-minute film, which brings to light the life-or-death plight of children with diabetes in the developing world. (Logo:...

2011-05-06 00:00:31

Type 1 diabetes social network for JDRF launches with new features. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 BlippMedia is making major changes to its already established Juvenation.org online health community. Since its launch, Blipp has made many enhancements to Juvenation; however, this is by far the largest to date. Blipp is introducing a complete new set of features that will help users follow content updates, user communication, changing statuses, and adding the ability to reply to the...

2010-11-12 15:24:00

Makes Promise to Cure Millions Living with Diabetes MIAMI, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute is joining the International Diabetes Federation, the United Nations and millions of concerned people around the world this Sunday, November 14, 2010, to recognize World Diabetes Day, the primary global awareness campaign for diabetes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101112/DC00803) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101112/DC00803)...

2010-11-11 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of ACCU-CHEK® products and services, is showing its support for World Diabetes Day (Nov. 14) through two truly collaborative initiatives. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101111/DE99363) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101111/DE99363) Roche Diabetes Care formed its first human blue circle this year as a demonstration of support for people around the world with diabetes. The...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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