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Diabetes America Teams Up with Chevron Phillips Chemical for an Innovative Diabetes Management Program
Date:12/3/2007

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes America (DA), the premier network of diabetes care and management centers across the state of Texas, announced today that they have partnered with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and Aetna to provide employees with an innovative new diabetes management program. Patients or dependents over the age of 18 enrolled in the Chevron Phillips Chemical medical plan that are currently living with diabetes are eligible for the program and will be able to start utilizing the full spectrum of Diabetes America's services starting January 1, 2008.

By partnering with Diabetes America, Chevron Phillips Chemical has taken proactive steps both in promoting employee wellness and in the battle against diabetes, a chronic illness that affects seven percent of the population. It also demonstrates that the Company places a priority on employee wellness and that they are committed to keeping their workforce healthy.

Adds Frank Basile, M.D., President and CEO of Diabetes America, "We look forward to working with Chevron Phillips Chemical to provide their employees with integrated, coordinated diabetes care that will help them successfully manage their diabetes and enable them to start living happier, healthier lives."

Diabetes America provides all the care patient's with diabetes need, all under one roof. Under the Diabetes America program, patients will work with a whole team of professionals who specialize in diabetes. Each new patient will have a minimum of five physician visits for the first year of the program and will begin a personalized treatment plan developed specifically for them by Diabetes America's expert team of physicians, registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators. In addition, patients will also have access to a whole range of services including online appointment scheduling, personalized health records and prescription refills, and retail pharmacy services with free overnight delivery.

Patients of Diabetes America will also be able to take advantage of a unique program called Diabetes America Cares, which provides free, 24/7 lifestyle and behavioral health counseling from trained health professionals.

About Diabetes America

Founded in 2004, Diabetes America has established a reputation in communities across Texas as a comprehensive health center and management program for individuals with diabetes, providing them with a team of physicians, dietitians, and certified diabetes educators all under one roof. Diabetes America's personalized education and lifestyle support provide patients with lifelong guidance for managing their diabetes and gives them the tools and support they need to take charge of their lives. For more information, visit http://www.DiabetesAmerica.com.

About Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and its affiliates produce petrochemicals that are essential to manufacturing over 70,000 consumer and industrial products, including olefins and polyolefins, aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, piping and proprietary plastics. The company has approximately $7 billion in assets, operates 37 manufacturing and research facilities in eight countries, and employs approximately 5,500 people worldwide. The company is equally owned by Chevron Corporation and ConocoPhillips, and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.cpchem.com.


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