Navigation Links
*** Diabetes Alert Day *** OneTouch(R) Offers Cost Saving Tips to Help Diabetes Patients Maintain Good Health in Tough Economy
Date:3/24/2009

MILPITAS, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll, the majority of U.S. adults are worried about being able to afford medical care and prescription medications.(1) In addition, a recent study reveals that one in seven children and working-age Americans went without needed prescription medications in 2007 due to cost concerns, up from one in 10 in 2003. Experts predict these statistics are likely to get worse in 2009, and this could present even greater hardships for those Americans with chronic conditions, such as diabetes.(2)

"People with diabetes are especially challenged because their healthcare costs are twice as high as those of people without diabetes," said Dr. Alan Cariski, Vice President of Worldwide Medical Safety and External Affairs at LifeScan, maker of OneTouch(R) Brand Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems. "While it may be tempting to cut back on healthcare spending by skipping medications or reducing blood glucose testing, we're working to remind people how important it is to follow the diabetes care regimen recommended by their healthcare professional to help safeguard their health."

To help people with diabetes get the most value for their healthcare dollar, OneTouch has teamed with consumer advocate and syndicated columnist, Jim Miller.

"In a time when we're all cutting back, it's getting harder and harder to find significant savings from just one area," said Miller, who is also a frequent contributor to NBC's 'Today' show. "The key is to take advantage of as many opportunities as possible which can add up to big savings over the course of a year."

Miller and OneTouch offer the following tips, which include ways to reduce co-pays and find savings through employers and lifestyle modifications - all of which can help you maintain your physical and financial health.

If You Have Health Insurance'/>"/>

SOURCE LifeScan, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
2. RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
3. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
4. Diabetes appears to increase risk of death for patients with acute coronary syndromes
5. Discovery of sugar sensor in intestine could benefit diabetes
6. Despite overeating, morbidly obese mice gain protection against diabetes
7. Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk
8. Obesity Doesnt Always Equal Diabetes
9. Sugary Sodas High in Diabetes-Linked Compound
10. Treating diabetes during pregnancy can break link to childhood obesity
11. Treating Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Lead to Thinner Kids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Succeed ... 16% of local companies who participated in the Every ... Walk! is a public awareness project that encourages workers to ... the Summer Step 10,000 Program, which concluded at the end ... wide variety of cities and metro areas. Participating companies ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Unveiled at the Sept. 18 ... Scorecard conservatively estimates member hospital ROI on membership dues at ... The Center provides $12.50 in value to member hospitals. The ... – Member Dues)/Member Dues. , “This is the first ... and we think the methodology is really sound,” said ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Do you ... interventions? Here comes a wonderful app Metassessor for teachers, ... development company helped its client “Intervention Development LLC” ... The app is designed for iOS 4.3 or later ... This app is optimized for iPhone 5. It is ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Dr. Babatunde ... Fund, welcomes news of a ceasefire agreement that is ... than 200 girls who were kidnapped from the north-eastern ... languished in captivity long enough, and it is high ... communities," stated Dr. Osotimehin. , "We owe it to ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... Recently, Fancyflyingfox.com, an innovative company that provides many ... latest designs of 2014 mother of the bride ... are offered with big discounts, up to 70% off. ... can enjoy this special offer. , Owing to ... become one of the leading brands in the global ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Succeed Management Solutions, LLC Competes in Walking Challenge and Achieves 12th Place in Portland 2Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 2Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 3Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 4Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 2Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 3Health News:Fancyflyingfox.com Updates Its Website With New Mother Of The Bride Dresses For 2014 2
... CAMPAIGN "KICK ONE, PICK ONE" ENCOURAGING ... AND SPEND TIME TOGETHER, NEW YORK, Dec. 20 ... Nite announces the launch of "Kick One, Pick One",(KOPO), the ... fit and spend more time together. Bowing Jan. 1, KOPO ...
... Medical College of Georgia has again been designated by ... Oncology Program. , The renewal, which comes with a ... latest cancer treatment and prevention strategies for all cancer ... the MCG section of Hematology/Oncology and principal investigator on ...
... boosted the odds by 67%, study found , THURSDAY, Dec. ... an abortion are much more likely than women who haven,t ... new research shows. , A team at Virginia Commonwealth University ... in the United States Collaborative Perinatal Project. , About 40 ...
... -- A Las Vegas business and Oak Ridge National Laboratory ... dehydration or congestive heart failure. , The task for ORNL ... improve and miniaturize Noninvasive Medical Technologies ZOE, a medical device ... is of great importance to members of the military and ...
... for runners who struggle to increase their pace, cyclists who ... their strokes. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Kansas ... our muscles when we push ourselves during exercise. , ... as the critical power. This level can increase as we ...
... years after patients were given Nobel Direct dental implants, the ... follow-up by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden shows ... , Nobel Direct was launched in 2004 by Nobel Biocare ... could be screwed directly into the jawbone without having to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nick at Nite Asks Families to Kick a Bad Habit, Pick a Good One in 2008 2Health News:Nick at Nite Asks Families to Kick a Bad Habit, Pick a Good One in 2008 3Health News:MCG receives second-time designation from National Cancer Institute 2Health News:MCG receives second-time designation from National Cancer Institute 3Health News:Prior Miscarriage Raises Risk for Low-Birthweight Infant 2Health News:Nevada company, ORNL develop potential lifesaver 2Health News:Why exertion leads to exhaustion 2Health News:Gloomy forecast for Nobel Direct after 3 years 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... Norgine B.V. today announced that the Phase ... NER1006, presented at the 79 th Annual Scientific ... Philadelphia, PA , has met its primary ... of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high quality bowel ... screening colonoscopy patients. [1] (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130829/633895-a) ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: ... quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, ... the announcement, members of the management team will host ... provide a general corporate update at 4:30 p.m. EDT ... obtained as follows: Wednesday, October 29 ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... WASHINGTON , Oct. 18, 2014  In ... Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation,s largest lesbian, ... explicitly endorsed the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure ... health tool used to prevent the spread of ... is the only brand name anti-HIV drug combination ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Positive Results from Phase II Data Show NER1006 Achieves High Quality Bowel Cleansing Efficacy 2CTI BioPharma to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 29, 2014 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 3
... Johnson Pharmaceutical,Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD), today ... doripenem for injection), a,carbapenem antibiotic, was found ... certain,strains of Enterobacteriaceae, including Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamases,(ESBLs) than ... a large group of bacteria that can ...
... Data Shows Long-term Improvements in Productivity, Quality of ... American College ... Oct. 27 5:00 AM PST -- UCB announced,today ... pegol) - the only PEGylated anti-TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor),- ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Data Show In Vitro Potency of Doripenem Against Resistant Bacteria 2New Data Show In Vitro Potency of Doripenem Against Resistant Bacteria 3New Data Show In Vitro Potency of Doripenem Against Resistant Bacteria 4New Data Show In Vitro Potency of Doripenem Against Resistant Bacteria 5CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 2CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 3CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 4CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 5CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 6CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 7CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 8CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 9CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years 10
... is the most advanced means of documenting ... management system that acquires extremely high quality ... can be captured directly from slit lamps ... well as any other ophthalmic device with ...
... device that replaces the old technology, the ... by bringing virtually unlimited charts to the ... are at the practitioners finger tips. The ... charts, optotypes, associated vision tests and fixation ...
The best combination with the Haag-Streit 900 Slitlamps. For examination of the entire fundus, the vitreous and the iridocorneal angle. For newly born children. 10 mm internal diameter of the cornea ...
... Two mirrored surfaces, which each incline ... front surface, have been cut into the ... it possible to examine the opposite iridocorneal ... expanse and form of the angle of ...
Medicine Products: