Navigation Links
PreDiabetes Centers to Appear at Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes in Pittsburgh
Date:10/23/2013

(PRWEB) October 23, 2013

The PreDiabetes Center of Pittsburgh is proud to announce its participation in the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, American Diabetes Associations’ signature fundraising walk.

The 2.8-mile walk will take place October 27 at Pittsburgh’s North Shore. Check-in will be at 8 a.m. followed by opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and the walk at 10 a.m.

The nationwide event has already raised more than $176 million toward the $391 million national goal. 126 teams and 834 walkers have signed up for the Sunday walk in Pittsburgh.

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes has been held for more than 20 years nationwide and raised more than $175 billion to fight diabetes. In 2012 alone, the walk raised $24 million with 120 walks across the United States.

The walk is comprised from hundreds of participants under various designations.

Walk participants who are living with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes are called “Red Striders” and are given a hat to wear at the event to remind walkers the true meaning of the event. Walkers who raise $1,000 or more are “Champions to Stop Diabetes” and receive a medal and perks leading up to the event. Teams ranging from two people to large corporate groups or organizations also participate largely in the event.

Representatives from The PreDiabetes Center of Pittsburgh will be at the walk conducting risk surveys for anyone who is not sure if they are at risk for prediabetes or diabetes.

Blood screenings will not be available at the event, but staff from The PreDiabetes Center can set appointments for a free advanced blood screening at the Pittsburgh clinic. Additionally, anyone who signs up for an appointment will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a two-month supply of nutrition bars.

PreDiabetes Centers is a privately owned company based in Austin, Texas, dedicated to the prevention and treatment of diabetes. The company offers a 12-month personalized program that treats prediabetes and its associated conditions, and uses advanced biomarker testing to monitor specific processes in the body associated with prediabetic conditions.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11258955.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. PreDiabetes Centers Medical Advisory Board Meets in Austin
2. PreDiabetes Centers Launches New Online Store for Health-Conscious Customers
3. PreDiabetes Centers Opens New Location in Fort Worth
4. PreDiabetes Centers Debuts Mobile Diabetes Risk Survey
5. PreDiabetes Centers Health Coach Helps Clients Reverse the Progression to Diabetes
6. Woman Was Able to Stop the Development of Diabetes in a Personalized Prediabetes Treatment Program
7. PreDiabetes Centers Launches New Interactive Diabetes Risk Survey
8. PreDiabetes Centers Dishes Out Hot Tips for Summer Grilling
9. PreDiabetes Centers to Appear at the Philadelphia Tour de Cure
10. PreDiabetes Centers Welcomes Concierge Chef to the Nutrition Team
11. PreDiabetes Centers Welcomes Diabetes Guest Blogger to The PreD Blog
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2016)... , ... May 06, 2016 , ... Canadian author Mark Black is a ... Life From the Heart" around the world … with the help of his publisher Strategic ... 24, Mark Black lay in a hospital bed waiting for a miracle: He needed a ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... May 06, 2016 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, ... he has found in the Bible about helping to stop cancer. Yisrayl says there are ... his hope that the health and science industries will pay close attention and take action. ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... May 06, 2016 , ... ... David Konur, CEO of Cardiovascular Institute of the South announced today that Dr. ... a live case of an Intravascular Ultrasound Guided Coronary Atherectomy. , ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... While the practice and profession ... the impact our aging population has on communities and resources. Aging Life Care plays ... and face age-related challenges. , Aging Life Care is a holistic, client-centered approach ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... The U.S. Food and ... e-cigarette manufacturers to submit their products through an arduous federal approval process. The ... that entered the market since February 15, 2007. That would essentially ban 99 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2016)... , May 4, 2016 ... of Jerusalem announced today that it had signed ... BioTheryX, Inc. , developer of novel protein degradation and ... development and commercialization of drug candidates representing first-in-class therapy ... license were not disclosed. The novel technology ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... May 4, 2016 ... the  "Global Acute Myeloid Leukemia Market and ... their offering.       (Logo: ... Leukemia Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights 2016, ... pipeline products, Acute Myeloid Leukemia epidemiology, Acute ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Research and Markets has announced ... Therapy Market Outlook 2020" report to their offering. ... ,Recombinant technology has improved significantly in past years due ... in coming years. Many cancer drugs have been developed ... are also expected to be developed with its help. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: