Navigation Links
DaVita Teammates Bicycling 230 Miles for Kidney Disease Education
Date:9/12/2007

'Tour DaVita' Raises More Than $600,000 for Kidney Disease Awareness and

Prevention Programs

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of dialysis services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease, today announced that more than 200 teammates from centers around the country who were supported with contributions from their local regions will participate in the Tour DaVita bicycle ride. Participants in the Tour DaVita will ride a 230-mile route over four days in an effort to raise awareness and funds for fighting kidney disease.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO)

Tour DaVita kicks off Wednesday morning, September 12, in Sheffield, Alabama. Participants will ride along the Natchez Trace Parkway visiting several DaVita dialysis centers along the way. Riders will complete the final day, Saturday, September 15, with a closing ceremony at DaVita Team Music City in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Tour DaVita is designed to raise awareness and funds for The Kidney TRUST, an independent public charity founded by DaVita in 2006 to complement the efforts of other nonprofit organizations that focus on chronic kidney disease (CKD), as well as to pioneer the development of innovative solutions to address the critical unmet needs of people with CKD. To participate in Tour DaVita, each rider raised a minimum of $1,000 in donations and paid their own travel expenses. More than 200 riders have raised over $350,000. This combined with DaVita and other corporate sponsorship total an expected contribution of over $600,000 dollars for The Kidney TRUST.

"The 29,000 teammates of DaVita call ourselves a village. We see ourselves as a community first and as a company second. I'm proud of the example DaVita teammates have set as role models in American healthcare both in
'/>"/>

SOURCE DaVita Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Will bicycling affect your sexual health?
2. Cancer Research: Yet Another Milestone
3. Tooth-Whitening Products Work for Brightening Smiles in Short Term
4. Eurand and GSK Reach Development Milestone
5. Year 2010 Envisioned to be Milestone Year for Malaria Vaccine
6. Irish Dentists Wipe The Smiles Off Their Patients
7. A New Milestone in Stem Cell Research
8. Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
9. Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause
10. Moderate Use of Analgesics - Not Associated With Kidney Dysfunction
11. Early test to detect kidney failure
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/1/2015)... VA (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... Dr. ... on Monday, July 6th on WAVY-TV’s The Hampton Roads Show to discuss non-invasive ... where diet and exercise fall short. , CoolSculpting fat reduction utilizes Cryolipolysis to ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Summer recess has a whole new meaning. Thanks to social ... plastic surgery when they’re looking for a boost in self-esteem. According to the American ... on patients ages 19 and younger in 2012, an increase from previous years. ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... Springs, Colorado) , ... - (PRWEB) July 01, 2015 , ... ... hosting a nationwide virtual 5K on August 15-16th (MSG Keys’ birthday) in memory of ... Keys, a highly decorated soldier and recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, died during ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... Trevor L. Williams, DMD holds a Bachelor ... at USF earning a Master’s degree in Microbiology. He graduated from the University of ... Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Williams ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working ... been named Dean of the College of Health & Public Administration . ... the vision and mission of Franklin University via curriculum planning, course scheduling, faculty staffing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Surya Challa of Chesapeake Vein Center and MedSpa Will be Featured on The Hampton Roads Show on WAVY-TV 2Health News:Dr. Surya Challa of Chesapeake Vein Center and MedSpa Will be Featured on The Hampton Roads Show on WAVY-TV 3Health News:Top Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Rizk Comments on Teen Surgery Trends 2Health News:Top Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Rizk Comments on Teen Surgery Trends 3Health News:Wife of Fallen Special Forces Soldier to Host Nationwide ‘Virtual 5K’ for Charity 2Health News:Wife of Fallen Special Forces Soldier to Host Nationwide ‘Virtual 5K’ for Charity 3Health News:Trevor L. Williams, D.M.D. Joins Enlow & Vance Dental Partners in Tampa, Florida 2Health News:Franklin University Appoints Dean of College of Health & Public Administration 2
... April 16 marks one year,since the most ... the,anniversary of the Virginia Tech shootings nears, survivors, ... of,Blacksburg, Virginia, may re-experience many of the same ... of traumatic events can reactivate thoughts and,feelings from ...
... Thirty Grand-Prize Winners Will "Laugh for a Week and ... LifeScan, a Johnson &,Johnson company and the maker ... announced an online sweepstakes that will offer,an opportunity for ... free,this summer. The OneTouch(R) Laugh & Learn Sweepstakes, which ...
... thought Alzheimer,s, I thought gray hair, says Chicago father of ... April 11 (HealthDay News) -- Construction foreman Jim Mueller was ... He,d forget things: his schedule, his equipment, where he was, ... his daughters and his wife. But nothing prepared the Mueller ...
... ablation in the treatment of colorectal liver metastases is ... to a recent study conducted by researchers at Charit, ... ablation (RFA) has become a widely used treatment option ... from some primary tumors, if surgery is not an ...
... for EMRs Best Meeting Medicolegal Requirements, BOSTON, ... records systems remain in active development through the,continuing ... Currently, though, the burden of proof (and risk) ... on the purchaser.,Furthermore, there are few resources for ...
... Draeger was awarded with the,2007 Frost & Sullivan ... honor the manufacturer which best fulfills the customers ... ease of use,technical features, comfort, and design., ... is given based on two studies from Frost ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:For Virginia Tech Community, Anxiety and Sadness May Increase on Anniversary of School Shootings 2Health News:OneTouch(R) Laugh & Learn Sweepstakes to Award Scholarships for Summer Camp Experiences to Children with Diabetes 2Health News:OneTouch(R) Laugh & Learn Sweepstakes to Award Scholarships for Summer Camp Experiences to Children with Diabetes 3Health News:When a Mind Begins to Disappear: A Young Family's Journey to the Dark Side 2Health News:When a Mind Begins to Disappear: A Young Family's Journey to the Dark Side 3Health News:When a Mind Begins to Disappear: A Young Family's Journey to the Dark Side 4Health News:When a Mind Begins to Disappear: A Young Family's Journey to the Dark Side 5Health News:Medical Records Institute (MRI) Develops Initiative for EMRs Supporting Medicolegal Requirements 2Health News:Draeger Receives Frost & Sullivan Consumer Award for Respiratory Protection 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... 1, 2015 According to a ... by Product (Natural & Synthetic, Fibrin, Collagen, Gelatin, Cyanoacrylate, ... - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... reach $2.64 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR ... Browse 119 market T ables ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... July 1, 2015 Prismic Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a ... medical foods, today announced the election of Joseph ... to its Board of Directors. Commenting on ... Peter Moriarty , Chairman and CEO of Prismic, stated, ... Martin Simonetti have accepted our invitation to ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015 Dynatronics ... manufacturer and marketer of rehabilitation and physical therapy ... $4,025,000 private placement financing led by affiliates of ... equity investor focused on the healthcare industry. The ... organic growth and pursue potential strategic acquisitions.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Surgical Sealants and Adhesives Market Worth $2.64 Billion by 2020 2Surgical Sealants and Adhesives Market Worth $2.64 Billion by 2020 3Surgical Sealants and Adhesives Market Worth $2.64 Billion by 2020 4Joseph Krivulka and Martin Simonetti Join Board of Prismic Pharmaceuticals 2Dynatronics Announces Completion Of $4,025,000 Private Placement Led By Prettybrook Partners 2Dynatronics Announces Completion Of $4,025,000 Private Placement Led By Prettybrook Partners 3
... , HELSINKI, Dec. 14 Cancer patients in Finland ... of RapidArc® radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: ... the Nordic region. Clinicians at Docrates Clinic in Helsinki are ... patients with multiple brain metastases and cancers of the abdomen ...
... , WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 14 According to ... market intelligence, increased use of safety devices for small-bore connectors ... of the enteral feeding device markets in both the US ... Enteral Feeding Devices 2010 report finds that the giving ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cancer Patients in Finland Gain Access to Advanced RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments 2Cancer Patients in Finland Gain Access to Advanced RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments 3Enteral Feeding Device Market To Generate More Than $700 Million in the US & Europe by 2014 2Enteral Feeding Device Market To Generate More Than $700 Million in the US & Europe by 2014 3
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: