Navigation Links
Diabetes Advocates Call For National Strategy, Leadership to Reduce Diabetes and Advance Detection and Treatment
Date:7/13/2009

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Changing Diabetes((R)) Program (NCDP) recently called for the creation of a National Diabetes Coordinator to develop and implement a nationwide strategy to reduce the incidence of diabetes and its devastating complications.

A study commissioned by NCDP showed that 18 of 21 federal agencies impact the disease of diabetes. The coordinator would be responsible for establishing priorities in the fight against diabetes and aligning efforts across all agencies to eliminate duplication and maximize impact.

"While mortality rates of major diseases such as cancer, heart disease and stroke are down, diabetes rates continue to rise," said Dana Haza, Senior Director of the NCDP, an initiative created by Novo Nordisk to drive systems change at the national and local level. "It is impossible for 18 agencies to coordinate a response without designated oversight and leadership. That's why we must take immediate action to align all diabetes efforts with a national strategy if we are going to succeed in the fight against this costly and debilitating illness."

The NCDP launched an e-petition so that the diabetes community can voice its support for new government leadership dedicated to fighting diabetes and pre-diabetes, which cost the nation more than $218 billion each year in medical expenses and lost productivity. The e-petition, which is targeted to Congress and the Obama Administration and is designed to show a groundswell of support for a National Diabetes Coordinator, is available at www.ncdp.com/coordinator.

"There is no doubt that diabetes is an epidemic that needs to be addressed at the highest levels of government," Haza said. "Today there are 24 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes and another 57 million with p
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Changing Diabetes Program
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:4/23/2014)... SPOKANE, Wash.Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have ... are about to nod off behind the wheel. ... steering wheel movementswhich are more variable in drowsy ... to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. ... detect when a car is drifting out of ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... - Purdue University researchers have developed a way to ... by using tiny gold particles with tails of synthetic ... agricultural and biological engineering, used gold nanoparticles to target ... BRCA1 messenger RNA splice variants, which can indicate the ... these mRNA splice variants in a cell can be ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... which patients might suffer potentially fatal side-effects from a ... brain scans using pattern recognition software similar to that ... developed by researchers at Imperial College London. Results of ... used the software are published in the journal ... million people each year worldwide. Ischemic strokes are the ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... the United States, it may come as a surprise that ... food due to lack of money or other financial resources. ... University of Illinois using data from the National Health and ... dealing with hunger are also facing negative health and nutrition ... age 60 faced the threat of hungerthat translates to 4.8 ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... research, published in the journal Oncotarget , ... different appearances or their own DNA signatures within ... difficult to design effective, targeted treatment strategies. , ... EGFR mutation and either the KRAS or BRAF ... by the EGFR gene mutation have that specific ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:WSU innovation improves drowsy driver detection 2Health News:Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer segments in a living cell 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 3Health News:More Americans in their golden years are going hungry 2Health News:Non-uniform genetic mutations identified in lung cancers could lead to targeted treatment 2
... Health Magazine, SEATTLE, June 5 Kagome, one ... Mango Orchard natural 100 percent juice,blend have been named ... With the help of top health experts, Health ... fitness to the ultimate test,and unveiled a total of ...
... influences fat metabolism , , THURSDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) ... truism familiar to the diet-conscious choosing between carrots and ... isn,t just a matter of what you put in ... genetically predisposed to process fat. , The theory is ...
... The U. S. Army Corps of,Engineers, in partnership ... and recreation industry partners, will,participate in the first ... On this day, more than 75 organizations will ... privately-managed recreation sites,across the country according to event ...
... veterinarians perform leading-edge techniques and,identify animal research ... both,horses and humans, WASHINGTON, June 5 ... releases its feature film Majestic starring some,of ... Bramlage (Rood & Riddle,Equine Hospital) and Dr. ...
... naturally occurring fat molecule have the potential to slow ... researchers report. , Through both the normal aging ... skin inevitably becomes coarse and wrinkled. The basis of ... the production of new collagen while increasing the levels ...
... percent of patients who recently underwent liver transplantation ... factors included having had biliary-enteric anastomosis (choledocho-jejunal or ... more than four red blood cell units transfused. ... of Liver Transplantation, a journal by John Wiley ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Kagome's Yellow Mango Orchard Blended Juice Named One of America's Healthiest Buys 2Health News:Kagome's Yellow Mango Orchard Blended Juice Named One of America's Healthiest Buys 3Health News:Weight Gain May Not Be Based Just on What You Eat 2Health News:Weight Gain May Not Be Based Just on What You Eat 3Health News:Army Corps of Engineers Will Host National Get Outdoors Day Activities at Six Corps Project Sites 2Health News:The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) Releases Feature DVD Majestic for World Premiere 2Health News:Researchers determine risk factors for infection after liver transplantation 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... R.I. , Jan. 15, 2014 MultiCell Technologies, ... filed a U.S. provisional patent application concerning composition of ... to achieve targeted tumor cell death.  ... small noncoding double stranded RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority ... United States and European transcatheter embolization ... through 2022, with embolization particles representing one of ... drug-eluting beads (DEBs) and radioembolization spheres in interventional ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ... that the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust ... previously announced tender offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, ... shares of common stock of Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3
... Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ) announced today the ... (VLPS)".  The patent covers the use of influenza gene sequences for ... and future seasonal and pandemic strains of influenza viruses. , ... Novavax,s newly patented influenza ...
... Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD ) will release its second quarter 2010 financial ... . The results announcement will be followed by a live conference call and ... , , ... at 5 p.m. EDT by dialing 877-303-5859 (U.S./ Canada ) or ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NOVAVAX Announces Issuance of Key U.S. Patent for Influenza Virus-Like Particle (VLP) Vaccines 2NOVAVAX Announces Issuance of Key U.S. Patent for Influenza Virus-Like Particle (VLP) Vaccines 3Amicus Therapeutics to Host Its Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on August 5, 2010 2
... Gore's EXCLUDER AAA Endoprosthesis is an ... invasive treatment option for patients with abdominal ... a durable ePTFE bifurcated graft with an ... both device flexibility and material durability. The ...
... remove a cast from an arm or leg ... are cut or burned by the cast saw ... to remove any cast with confidence. This innovative, ... and burns from the cast saw and can ...
... choice plays an important part in ... particularly where reduced capsule formation, inflammation ... considerations. GORE-TEX Suture, a nonabsorbable, ePTFE ... characteristics sought by a variety of ...
... Patch utilizes advanced fluoropolymer technology, ... penetrating suture and decrease suture ... as 88 percent. This improvement, ... multi-directional strength and low thrombogenicity, ...
Medicine Products: