Navigation Links
Dancing With the Stars' Drew Lachey and Novo Nordisk Launch Dancin' to Change Diabetes National Video Contest

PRINCETON, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: ABC's Dancing with the Stars champion Drew Lachey has teamed

up with Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, to

launch the first national online video contest to increase

diabetes awareness, Dancin' to Change Diabetes. The contest

invites people to create and submit videos of the cool moves

that help them stay active and healthy.

Lachey will lead a panel of judges in selecting three video

finalists who will then be voted on by the public. The winning

dance clip will be announced in San Francisco on Saturday,

June 7, 2008, during the official ceremony of the Novo Nordisk

Changing Diabetes(R) Bus World Tour and Diabetes Village on

Pier 39, East Park.

Full contest rules can be found at

WHY: One in 28 adults and one in eight African American adults in

San Francisco County have diabetes;(i) they are part of an

estimated 20.8 Americans(ii) and 246 million people

worldwide(iii) battling the disease. Two out of every three

people diagnosed with diabetes are not managing this chronic

condition, putting them at alarming risk of serious


Through the Dancin' to Change Diabetes contest and Changing

Diabetes(R) Bus World Tour, Novo Nordisk hopes to help turn

the tide of diabetes through public education on the

importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

WHEN: Submissions will be accepted from 12:01 p.m. EDT, May 5, 2008

through 12:01 p.m. EDT May 26, 2008. Online voting polls will

be open from 12:01 a.m. EDT Friday, May 30, 2008, through

12:01 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 5, 2008.

The winners will be notified on Friday, June 6, 2008.

WHERE: Entries can be submitted to

PRIZES: First prize is a year-long gym membership within close

proximity to winner; second place is a Wii(TM) System

including Wii(TM) controllers, Wii Fit(TM) and Dance Dance

Revolution(TM); third place is a four hundred dollar gift

certificate to REI(R), a popular sporting goods store.

CONTACT: Shira Silberman at 212-845-5621 or

for interview details and information.

TM, (R) and the Wii logo are trademarks of Nintendo. REI(R) is

a registered trademark of Recreational Equipment Inc. Dance

Dance Revolution is a registered trademark of Konami Digital

Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Changing Diabetes(R) is a registered trademark of Novo Nordisk

A/S 135227(C) 2008 Novo Nordisk Inc. May 2008

(i) California Diabetes Program, 2005:

(ii) American Diabetes Association, 2008

(iii) International Diabetes Federation, 2007

(iv) Surveillance Data

SOURCE Novo Nordisk
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Drs. John Patton of Nektar, Igor Gonda of Aradigm, Tomas Landh of Novo Nordisk, Chris Rhodes of Amylin to Speak at iiBIGs Plenary Panel in Vegas
2. Novo Nordisk Increased Operating Profit by 11% in the First Nine Months of 2007 Based on a 9% Sales Increase and an Improved Gross Margin
3. Novo Nordisk Inc. Announces Exclusive Agreement With Sciele Pharma, Inc. to Market Prandin(R)
4. Novo Nordisk Applauds Adoption of World Diabetes Day Resolutions by U.S. Congress
5. Novo Nordisk Appoints Alan C. Moses as Chief Medical Officer Worldwide
6. Novo Nordisk Expands U.S. Headquarters in New Jersey
7. Medarex to Receive Milestone Payment from Novo Nordisk
8. Research Triangle Area Health Care Collaborative Launches Bridges to Excellence(R) Initiative to Improve Quality and Lower Costs
9. Baxter to Launch GARDian(TM), a Groundbreaking Initiative That Helps Provide Continued Access to GAMMAGARD for Current Patients
10. BioSpace and BayBio Launch 11th Edition of Biotech Bay(TM) Hotbed Map Campaign
11. Novozymes Launches Enzyme to Reduce Acrylamide in Food
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... Biobanking Market 2016 - 2020 report analyzes that ... integrity and quality in long-term samples, minimizing manual ... cost-effectiveness. Automation minimizes manual errors such as mislabeling ... efficiency. Further, it plays a vital role in ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ANGELES and HOLLISTON, Mass. ... Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: HART ), a biotechnology company ... that CEO Jim McGorry will present at ... December 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. PT. The presentation ... below) for 30 days. Management will also be available ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... DIEGO , Nov. 25, 2015 Orexigen® ... management will participate in a fireside chat discussion at ... New York . The discussion is scheduled ... .  A replay will be ... Media Contact:McDavid Stilwell  , Julie NormartVP, Corporate Communications ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... The United States ... of the 2016 USGA Green Section Award. Presented annually since 1961, the USGA Green ... or her work with turfgrass. , Clarke, of Iselin, N.J., is an ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/2/2015)... 2015  SRI International has been awarded a contract ... services to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) PREVENT Cancer ... expertise, modern testing and support facilities, and analytical instrumentation ... toxicology studies to evaluate potential cancer prevention drugs. ... Cancer Drug Development Program is an NCI-supported pipeline to ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... Va. , Oct. 29, 2015 Daon, ... today that it has released a new version of ... customers in North America have ... IdentityX v4.0 also includes a FIDO UAF certified ... are already preparing to activate FIDO features. These customers ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... 29, 2015 NXTD ) ... focused on the growing mobile commerce market and ... StackCommerce, a leading marketplace to discover and buy ... smart wallet on StackSocial for this holiday season. ... the "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):