Navigation Links
From Race Cars and Google Doodles to Day Spas and Night Lights: Groups Across the U.S. Prepare to Join World Diabetes Day Celebrations on November 14
Date:10/31/2008

BRUSSELS, Belgium, October 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether your tastes tend toward bright lights and big cities, quiet contemplation or off-road racing, groups around the U.S. are gearing up to celebrate World Diabetes Day and raise awareness of the growing threat of diabetes.

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF), which led the effort to get the United Nations to recognize the existing World Diabetes Day (November 14) as an official UN world day, announced that this year's campaign theme is "Diabetes in Children and Adolescents."

Over 200 children a day are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and over 500,000 children under the age of 15 live with diabetes worldwide. In the U.S. 40 children a day develop type 1 diabetes, roughly 15,000 children each year.

"People around the globe have embraced the effort to raise awareness of the growing threat of diabetes," said World Diabetes Day Campaign Director Phil Riley. "All diabetes is increasing and children are not spared. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 75,000 children with type 1 diabetes worldwide cannot access the medication, monitoring and education they need to survive. This story goes largely ignored and these children remain in the shadows to face an uncertain future. We aim to bring diabetes to light."

The Federation issued a call to action to light monuments around the globe in blue for World Diabetes Day (worlddiabetesday.org). Blue is the color of the global symbol for diabetes, the blue circle.

Not satisfied with just the call, IDF will work with the United Nations to turn the UN building blue on November 14.

More than 20 sites around the U.S. will join monuments like the Pyramids, London Eye and Burj al Arab to light in blue on November 14 ( worlddiabetesday.org/pr-activities). U.S. monuments include Niagara Falls, San Francisco City Hall, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the Art Museum Fountain in Philadelphia and the University of Flor
'/>"/>

SOURCE International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Elseviers Engineering Village Search Platform Combines the American Geological Institutes Georef Database With Google Maps
2. Clinical Study of Intermezzo(R) for the Treatment of Middle of the Night Awakening Published in SLEEP
3. NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc. Announces Senior Executive Departures
4. Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Middle-of-the-Night (MOTN) Insomnia Investor Panel
5. Kelly Osbourne and International Health Groups Call for Improved Education on Choices and Usage of Contraception
6. Four Independent Research Groups Present Data Generated by Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) at the ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics in Denver, CO
7. Animal Protection Groups Condemn FDAs Endorsement of Animal Cloning
8. Families Embrace Science/Technology-based Ancestry Tracing Marking Milestone in Black Family Reunion Celebrations Across the Nation
9. Global Study Reveals Differences in Standard of Care for Osteoporosis Across the World
10. Shire plc: Excellent Performance Across All Areas of the Business and Accelerating New Product Sales Drive Revenue Growth of 36%
11. Farmers Across the U.S. Realize Double-Digit Yield Advantage From DEKALB(R) Corn Seeds With Triple-Stacked Traits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/16/2015)... KYOTO and OSAKA, Japan ... iPS Cell Research Application (CiRA) of Kyoto University ... that they will work together to develop clinical ... such as heart failure, diabetes mellitus, neurological disorders ... iPS Cell Applications" (T-CiRA) is designed to expedite ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... , April 16, 2015  Schulman Associates IRB, ... technology, has signed a long-term lease on Laboratory Drive ... North Carolina . The location will house review ... to provide high quality reviews and customer service to ... represented Schulman in the deal, while Capital ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... -- In recognition of World Hemophilia Day, Biogen  (NASDAQ: ... more than 15 prominent landmarks red throughout the ... Zakim Bridge and Prudential Tower, Chicago,s ... and Denver,s Coors Field . ... and coincide with hemophilia community events in a dozen locations ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... A new infographic compiles useful information about ... to learn how Apple’s new framework can change the ... ideal since Apple made Research Kit available ... framework for developing medical research apps that Apple announced ... to collect secure clinical data and communicate via subjects’ ...
Breaking Biology Technology:CiRA and Takeda Enter 10-year Collaboration on iPS Cell Research 2CiRA and Takeda Enter 10-year Collaboration on iPS Cell Research 3Schulman IRB to Open Office in Research Triangle Park, N.C. 2Biogen Shines A Light On Hemophilia Community By Illuminating U.S. Landmarks Red On World Hemophlia Day 2Biogen Shines A Light On Hemophilia Community By Illuminating U.S. Landmarks Red On World Hemophlia Day 3Biogen Shines A Light On Hemophilia Community By Illuminating U.S. Landmarks Red On World Hemophlia Day 4Infographic Illustrates Potential for Research Kit to Impact Clinical Research 2Infographic Illustrates Potential for Research Kit to Impact Clinical Research 3
... $50,000 planning grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman ... plan for cross-campus entrepreneurship in a national competition among ... was selected by the Foundation to compete for further ... Entrepreneurial Initiative. , ,Provost Peter Spear and School ...
... complaints of poor service from Wisconsin customers two years ago ... ,Paul La Schiazza, president of SBC's Wisconsin division said that ... was not a small local company, but a large corporation ... SBC Communications Inc. announced that SBC Ameritech of Wisconsin would ...
... offer an integrated PAC (picture achieving and communications) and ... of hospitals and imaging centers. , ,"The acquisition ... our evolution as a healthcare software and services company ... market," said Rich Linden, Merge eFilm president and CEO. ...
Cached Biology Technology:UW-Madison Receives Grant to Develop Entrepreneurship Proposal 2SBC is Here to Stay 2Merge eFilm to buy Ohio firm in $14M Deal 2Merge eFilm to buy Ohio firm in $14M Deal 3
(Date:4/14/2015)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" ... the growing mobile commerce market, announces that its Wocket® ... York Design Awards under the category  ,Product Design – ... Awards are part of a global multi-disciplinary awards program. ... the marketplace, industry and judging panel. Winners will be ...
(Date:4/8/2015)... , April 8, 2015  Infinisource, a leading ... services, and Morpho, a leading supplier of biometric ... produce the market,s most advanced biometrically-enabled time clock, ... NXG time clock is setting a bold, new ... data for the small and mid-size employer. When ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... 2015 Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has ... from the distributor World Peace Industrial Group (WPI), part ... although the major part of the shipments will take ... by smartphone manufacturers in China . ... the communicated revenue guidance of + 1 000 MSEK for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 3iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3Fingerprint Cards Receives Touch Fingerprint Sensor Order of SEK 110 Million 2
... scientists will receive EMBO Installation Grants, assisting them to ... two scientists will receive funding in 2008 similar to ... European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) introduced the scheme in ... aim to strengthen science in selected member states of ...
... CLEVELANDAfter weeks of bed rest during pregnancy, new mothers need ... of women will test new interventions in aiding that recovery ... Payne Bolton School of Nursing. , "Putting people in bed ... a professor of nursing at the Bolton School. She ...
... YORK (July 28, 2008) -- In a first, scientists ... Center have described the specifics of how brain cells ... could prove useful in the development of more targeted ... notably in the area of addiction. Their breakthrough ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists in Hungary and Portugal get research boost 2Ante-partum bed rest moms get active in Case Western Reserve University study 2N.Y. research team discovers how antidepressants and cocaine interact with brain cell targets 2N.Y. research team discovers how antidepressants and cocaine interact with brain cell targets 3
...
... StabilZyme SELECT Stabilizer is an aqueous ... and other non-toxic stabilizing chemicals in a ... contains a combination of 0.02% methylisothiazolone and ... SELECT Stabilizer is a diluent and stabilizer ...
... designed to stabilize the biomolecules during ... There are neither animal proteins ... a convenient 10 times solution in ... to other traditional lyophilizing additives such ...
... CERTOMAT IS, a true benchtop incubator-shaker, has the ... Having a footprint of 540 x 680 mm ... incubation chamber (370 x 505 x 510mm). Available ... CERTOMAT IS is ideal for shaking applications requiring ...
Biology Products: