Navigation Links
American Diabetes Association and Eli Lilly and Company Unite to Educate and Empower African-Americans with Diabetes
Date:10/30/2008

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 Temple, 23500 W. Seven Mile Rd. in Detroit from 8:30 a.m. - noon. Event participants will learn about a variety of topics including diabetes management, diet and nutrition and how to reduce the risk of complications. Additionally, diabetes educators will be on hand to provide practical tips and advice to help people make better decisions for themselves and their families.

"Chances are, you - or someone you love - has been affected by diabetes in some way," said Debbie O'Leary, Senior Executive Director of the ADA's Michigan/Northwest Ohio office. "But even if you haven't been affected by diabetes, you need to know that diabetes is the biggest public health crisis of the 21st century, and it continues to grow to epidemic proportions. My hope is that people from communities throughout the area will come out this weekend to learn more about small steps they can take to lead healthier lives."

The F.A.C.E. Diabetes campaign is also featured at the event to enhance the educational opportunities being offered to the people of Detroit. The campaign, developed specifically to address the diabetes epidemic within the African-American community, has traveled to other cities such as Chicago, Atlanta, Indianapolis and Washington, D.C. to expose African-Americans to community-based tools that may facilitate better management of diabetes.

"We at Lilly recognize that to effectively treat diabetes, we need to complement medical advances with culturally relevant educatio
'/>"/>

SOURCE Eli Lilly and Company
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. The American Fertility Association Announces Plan to Help Young Women Preserve Fertility
2. Ten Extraordinary Americans Recognized for Local Innovation in Improving Health and Health Care
3. The American Journal of Nursing honors Jean and Ric Edelman
4. American Medical Association Endorses CAQH CORE Effort to Standardize and Streamline Patient Administrative Data Exchange
5. No Difference in Rate of Survival for Children of Different Races Undergoing Liver Transplantation, but Long-Term Results Not as Good for African-American Adults
6. Mysterious Disfiguring Disorder Responsible For Hair Loss in Over 11 Million American Women
7. National Psoriasis Foundation Seeks 10,000 Americans to Support Psoriasis Research for World Psoriasis Day
8. Telehealth Solutions from American TeleCare, Inc. Support Heart Failure Management Study in Canada
9. Ask.com and American Dietetic Association Collaborate to Help Parents Avoid Sugar-Induced Halloween Hangover in Kids
10. Philips Norelco Encourages Americans to Change the Face of Mens Health: Grow a Moustache This November and Raise Awareness for Prostate Cancer Research
11. American National Announces Third Quarter 2008 Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ... developed by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson to ... glasses, contacts, and avoid corrective vision surgery by instead ... Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. , “There’s ... billions of dollars in revenue each year—it’s because people ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... August 22, 2014 Testosterone treatment ... in U.S. courts on behalf of men who ... use of prescription low testosterone therapies, Bernstein Liebhard ... claim was filed against Pfizer Inc. on July ... life-threatening heart issues due to his use of ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... du Sac, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ... PFTape™ System for Plantar Fasciitis, an exciting new product ... product allows you to stay active while you heal. ... application. This is truly a new technology – it ... and affordable. , FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System for Plantar ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... The improved access to antiretroviral drugs and treatments ... has led to the decline in the rate of ... AIDS globally. However, despite the fact that HIV infection ... affected by the virus is on the rise. With ... organisations and stakeholders, by 2015, significant investments are expected ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... News) -- Back-to-school time provides an opportunity for parents ... family schedules, an expert suggests. "Forget New Year,s ... also be the start of a new fitness and ... kinesiology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, ... extracurricular activities likely to build up, "it,s important for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Restore My Vision Today: Review Exposes Natural Eye Restoration Guide by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson 2Health News:Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit News: New Filing Alleges Depo-Testosterone Caused Life-Threatening Heart Problems, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. 2Health News:Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit News: New Filing Alleges Depo-Testosterone Caused Life-Threatening Heart Problems, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. 3Health News:Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit News: New Filing Alleges Depo-Testosterone Caused Life-Threatening Heart Problems, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. 4Health News:Mueller Introduces FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System for Plantar Fasciitis 2Health News:Worldwide HIV Infection Drug Market Examined in New Kuick Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Worldwide HIV Infection Drug Market Examined in New Kuick Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out 2
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) ... with standard care, omega-3 fatty acid supplements appear to ... "Adding n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, even in patients ... a further improvement in heart function and exercise capacity," ...
... WEDNESDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Women with multiple sclerosis ... a gene thought to be connected to the condition, a ... gain more insight into the development of MS, which is ... women. Although no one knows what causes MS, scientists suspect ...
... By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter , ... suggests that cocaine addiction might be treatable with a ... common cold virus in combination with a cocaine-like substance ... vaccine appears to provoke an effective and long-lasting antibody ...
... RI When methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) is ... for an invasive infection, including a surgical site infection. Some ... in the nose, the greater the risk of transmission to ... Few studies to date have assessed the differences in quantity ...
... 2011A new, simplified method for producing large amounts of ... cells will help advance the promising field of gene ... human clinical trials. The novel adeno-associated virus (AAV) production ... ahead of publication in Human Gene Therapy , ...
... News) -- Stress can cause even a healthy cat to ... researchers found that healthy cats were just as likely as ... waste outside their litter box if there was a change ... or caretaker. The healthy cats were compared to cats ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fish Oil May Help Some Heart Failure Patients 2Health News:Fish Oil May Help Some Heart Failure Patients 3Health News:Study Sheds Light on Genetic Risk of MS 2Health News:Vaccine Protects Mice From Cocaine's Effects, Study Finds 2Health News:Vaccine Protects Mice From Cocaine's Effects, Study Finds 3Health News:Where MRSA colonizes on the human body 2Health News:Faster, scalable method for producing AAV-based gene transfer vectors 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  IBM (NYSE: IBM ... ( DESY ), a leading national research center in ... and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The ... on IBM software defined technology can handle more than ... and help scientists worldwide gain faster insights into the ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... -- Seventy-one percent of Americans believe the abuse of strong prescription ... and safety issue in the United States ... Repass & Partners, a Cincinnati based ... of the prescription medication abuse problem and the need for ... situation facing our country," Rex Repass , CEO of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... BreedIT Corp., (OTCQB: BRDT) ... worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated ... today is pleased to announce the formation of ... a leading Israeli medical Cannabis breeder. ... breeds of medical Cannabis to meet the requests ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science 2DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science 3Consumers Desperate For Measures To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse 2Consumers Desperate For Measures To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse 3BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 2BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 3BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 4
... Health Organization has issued a warning to medical travelers: ... heels of a growing threat of an antibiotic-resistant superbug, ... the region in India where it was discovered. "Many ... or knee replacements, ACL surgeries, root canals and spinal ...
...  Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) ( www.neuro-kinetics.com ), manufacturers ... test for vestibular and neurological conditions, said today ... control and analysis software at the upcoming annual ... Boston ( http://am2010.entnet.org/ ). NKI will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New York Plastic Surgery News: Medical Tourists Beware of Drug-Resistant Superbug NDM-1 2Neuro Kinetics to Showcase Enhanced Control & Analysis Software at Otolaryngology Conference 2
... Finnpipette BioControl multichannel has ... as the single channel ... fits all seven multichannel ... tip cone modules. Both ...
... The Research pro Electronic Pipette is ... the laboratory. Its easy-to-follow display, ergonomically-placed operating ... pipetting, dispensing, reverse pipetting and diluting make ... the simple functions of a manual pipette ...
... The Research pro Electronic Pipette is ideal ... laboratory. Its easy-to-follow display, ergonomically-placed operating buttons, ... dispensing, reverse pipetting and diluting make this ... simple functions of a manual pipette without ...
... a 384 Well Plate at Once , To ... you need a pipettor that can adapt to ... get with our 16-channel Impact pipettor., Available with ... was specifically designed to allow you to transfer ...
Medicine Products: