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Bayer Diabetes Care Partners with Nick Jonas to Encourage Young People to Proactively Manage Their Diabetes
Date:8/6/2008

young adults. With type 1 diabetes, your body makes little or no insulin, which may result in many complications if glucose levels are not controlled.

Nick uses the new Bayer CONTOUR(R) meter to test how much glucose or sugar is in his blood so he can determine how much insulin he needs as well as to see how his treatment regimen is working. It's the first thing he learned about managing his condition. CONTOUR Colors meters will be available soon in Green Apple, Royal Purple and Graphite Gray -- to fit everyone's individual style.

"I check my blood sugar level up to 12 times a day so it's very important that my meter fits with my lifestyle," said Nick. "My new Bayer CONTOUR meter lets me personalize the settings when I need to test myself before a meal or reminding me to check after a meal, for example, depending on my schedule on a specific day."

About Change for the Children Foundation

The Change for the Children Foundation is a Jonas Brothers organization that provides support to programs that motivate and inspire children to face adversity with confidence, determination and a will to succeed. The Jonas Brothers believe that the best people to help children are their peers, and the foundation provides opportunities for kids to help other kids who are a little less fortunate.

"YOU Decide. YOU Donate." is a current initiative of The Change for the Children Foundation. The Jonas Brothers have selected five charities and are calling on kids to decide which one to support.

D-Vision is Nick Jonas' part of the Change for the Children Foundation. Its goal is to support people with diabetes and help raise money and awareness to research a cure. http://www.changeforthechildren.org

Bayer HealthCare, Diabetes Care

Bayer HealthCare, Diabetes Care is a worldwide leader in diabetes, supporting customers in 100 countries. Since the introduction of CLINITEST(R)
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