Navigation Links
Kmart Steps Out to Fight Diabetes
Date:10/1/2007

three markets -- St. Charles, IL, Minneapolis, MN, and Jacksonville, FL. Young people with type 1 diabetes, who often have the most urgent need for care, will explore and discover new possibilities about themselves and their diabetes while connecting with other children like them through Planet D.

"Our support of the American Diabetes Association is another important way in which we are building relationships with our customers," said Mark Doerr, vice president, Kmart Pharmacy. "We are pleased to do our part in helping the nearly 21 million Americans living with this disease and we thank our customers for joining us in this effort."

Nearly 21 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes, a disease characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin. Another 54 million Americans are estimated to be at high risk for developing this disease. Diabetes can lead to severely debilitating or fatal complications, such as heart disease, blindness, kidney disease, and amputations.

About the American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's premier voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy. The Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Founded in 1940, the Association provides services to hundreds of communities across the country. For more information, please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit http://www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.

About Kmart

Kmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: SHLD), is a mass merchandising company that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands that include Ja
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Diabetes Association
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Vermont Governor steps in with a new health insurance plan.
2. Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs
3. Few Simple Steps to Lower The Incidence Of SIDS
4. Simple Steps To Help Fight Asthma
5. WHO Steps Up To Create A Public Awareness About The Consequences Of Exposure To Radon
6. Initial Steps In Spread Of Cancer Identified
7. Crucial steps taken by the Chinese government to protect its grasslands
8. Steps Taken To Maintain Inflation Rates Says Chidambaram
9. Government Takes Steps to Reduce Binge Drinking Among Britons
10. Its High Time the Australian Government Takes Steps against Diabetes
11. India: IT steps up security
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors, perception ... opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic ... activity that the researchers have identified as helping ... Neuroscience has just published a paper about ... of psychology and his doctoral student John Gaspar, ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... could lead to potential new treatments for breaking the ... , Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the ... can lead to serious organ damage and, in some ... centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research ... a specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of ... per cent of all breast cancer cases. , ... sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important ... kind of breast cancer, which can be missed ... in the journal PloS Genetics , was ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... PLOS Pathogens , children who live in regions ... an immune response to infection with malaria parasites that ... fever and illness and partially control the growth of ... researchers develop future interventions that prevent or mitigate the ... approximately 200 million cases of malaria occur worldwide, resulting ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Two recent papers by a University of Colorado ... scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, ... other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. Kieft, PhD, ... the School of Medicine and an early career ... colleagues recently published articles in the scholarly journals ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system 2Health News:New clues on tissue scarring in scleroderma 2Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 2Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 3Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2
... together nine research groups from seven countries, including teams ... and Israel, has recently been set up with the ... active sensing adopted widely in the animal kingdom, the ... ,whiskered, robotic rat. The whiskered robot will be able ...
... Medical Directions, Inc. (MDI),an independent digital medical education ... education program dealing with the,management of chronic pain ... live lectures by national experts., The study, ... Neurological,Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), was reported February 5, ...
... as better informed patients make ever-increasing demands and expect ... decisions that directly affect their care. In a ... Dr. J. Bohannon Mason of the Orthocarolina Hip and ... changes in society, the population and technology that are ...
... for Second Consecutive Year, STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. ... packaging and marketing process management,service, today announced it ... a,row by the readers of Consumer Goods Technology ... year, Paxonix was recognized with a,Best in Class ...
... Lumenis(R) Ltd. announced,today that it has scheduled a special ... accordance with the Israeli Companies,Law, of a proposed settlement ... against the Company in the federal court in New ... which has been,agreed to in principle by Lumenis and ...
... Financial Team, METAIRIE, La., Feb. 11 ... and dental practices,worldwide, has named Michael P. Beland ... responsible for all aspects of the Company,s,accounting, tax, ... am pleased that we have been able to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Scientists from Europe, Israel and the US develop robotic rats to aid in rescue missions 2Health News:Scientists from Europe, Israel and the US develop robotic rats to aid in rescue missions 3Health News:Inexpensive Online Pain Education Program for Physicians as Effective as Live Presentations by National Experts 2Health News:Doctor who? Are patients making clinical decisions? 2Health News:Paxonix Recognized for Exemplary Support in New Product Development and Implementation 2Health News:Lumenis(R) Seeks Shareholder Approval of Proposed Class Action Settlement 2Health News:Michael Beland Named as OrthoSynetics(TM) Corporate Controller 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE ) ... System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, ... Chairman and Interim CEO of Echo Therapeutics, will present ... Conference. Mr. Doman will make a ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ... period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ... by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Sapphire Subsidiary Corp. ("Purchaser"), ... of Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM ) ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the ... expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 will ... to approximately $208 million. "Our full-year revenue ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 2Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 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. 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4
... upcoming prestigious Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) will include ... to colon surgery, single-port bariatric surgery, transoral gastroplasty, and ... made today by MISS Executive Director Philip R Schauer, ... faculty. , The five-day CME conference, which will ...
... Calif., Oct. 27 Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ... teleconference with management to provide a general business overview, as ... Tuesday, November 3, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 ... ended September 30, 2009 will be released earlier that day. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Internationally Renowned Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeons To Meet in San Diego 2
Use to prevent arm or leg drops during surgical procedures. The dimensions are 10"W x 6"H. These come in pairs. Optional Gel pad available (BD2245)...
... Precision Dynamics Corporation offers a ... serving infants to adults. Armboard ... non-woven material assuring easy cleaning ... cross contamination. Choose from three ...
... to fit almost every operating table. 3/D ... the sit of fixation to the operating ... be titled to any position the surgeon ... adjustment of the 3/D Swinger permits rotation ...
Stainless steel construction to withstand sterilization modalities (EtO) Wide angle of view...
Medicine Products: