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Children's National Medical Center Program Director to Provide Expertise to DiabeTeens.com, The HealthCentral Network's Teen Diabetes Site
Date:7/23/2008

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (http://www.HealthCentral.com) today announced that Dr. Fran Cogen, MD, director of the Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes Program at Children's National Medical Center, will provide her expertise to HealthCentral's DiabeTeens.com, a site offering connections to a community of teens with diabetes.

Dr. Cogen, along with appropriate consultation by a dietician, social worker, and a psychologist from her Diabetes Program at Children's National, will write a weekly blog for DiabeTeens.com. Dr. Cogen will also provide answers to teen questions and give tips for healthy diabetes management. A 15-year veteran of treating teens with pediatric diabetes, Dr. Cogen was named one of 2007's best doctors in America by Best Doctors Inc. She will lend her expertise to address teens' concerns and help them take an active role in their health.

DiabeTeens.com provides teenagers with diabetes a place to ask questions, get information and connect with one another, sharing the true experiences of living with diabetes day to day.

"I'm excited to work with the teens on HealthCentral's DiabeTeens.com, many of whom have questions about managing diabetes and want to reach out to both peers and experts they can trust," Dr. Cogen said. "It is my hope that through improved communication we can learn from each other and empower those who live each day with diabetes."

"We are honored to provide the forum for furthering Dr. Cogen's commitment to helping teens with diabetes," said Chris Schroeder, CEO and President of The HealthCentral Network. "Teens with diabetes are coping with a lot of responsibility in their lives, and DiabeTeens.com's mission is to both arm them with the information they need to successfully manage this condition and let them know they are not alone in it."

About The HealthCentral Network

The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (http://www.HealthCentral.com) is one of the top health destinations on the Web, with more than 35 condition-specific, wellness and general health Web properties. By offering connections to renowned experts, a network of patients and caregivers who share "real world" experience, and in-depth information, sites in The HealthCentral Network make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and caregivers. The HealthCentral Network also manages the highest-quality health advertising network, not building size for size's sake - but targeting condition-specific audiences who value and engage with information from marketers on their terms.

The HealthCentral Network was acquired in 2005 by Polaris Venture Partners, The Carlyle Group, Sequoia Capital, and Allen & Company. In January 2008, the Company received a significant minority investment from IAC/InteractiveCorp and additional investment from its original investors, and IAC CEO Barry Diller joined The HealthCentral Network's board of directors. In April 2008, HealthCentral and IAC Ad Solutions Network announced a new ad network agreement, making HealthCentral IAC/AS's exclusive partner in online marketing to prescription pharmaceutical advertisers.

About Children's National Medical Center

Children's National Medical Center, (childrensnational.org) located in Washington, DC, is a leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. The Diabetes Program at Children's National cares for more than 1,800 children and teens with all types of diabetes in the Washington DC metro area.


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