Navigation Links
The HealthCentral Network's Launches Interactive Resource to Promote Awareness of Diabetes

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, The HealthCentral Network's ( has launched an interactive information center with leading resources on pre-diabetes and diabetes risk, including an assessment where users can gauge their risk of type 2 diabetes. HealthCentral's Diabetes Awareness Month center is available at

"The growing global epidemic of diabetes is an underappreciated problem of world-wide dimensions," said Dr. William Quick, endocrinologist and expert. "It's a risk to health and indeed to life for those people diagnosed with diabetes, and an added burden on their families And for society as a whole, healthcare costs for diabetes are exploding, and indirect costs such as loss of productivity loom larger in the future."

Diabetes affects more than 23 million people in the US and more than 90% of diagnoses are type 2. "As health-care providers, patients, and families, we need to work to increase the awareness that diabetes is a chronic disease that can be successfully treated, and often times delayed or prevented," Quick added.

"As the incidence of diabetes continues to increase, it becomes more important than ever that people are aware of the signs, symptoms and treatment of this disease," said Christopher M. Schroeder, CEO of The HealthCentral Network. "Through our unique, credible and understandable resources, we hope to increase awareness and education of diabetes to better the health of our users." is an open forum for candid conversations about diabetes management, focused specifically on the people who cope with diabetes day-to-day. The site is a resource for information on diagnosis, treatment and new research, featuring diabetes experts David Mendosa, Gretchen Becker, Quick and others who offer commentary on diabetes news, tips for living with the condition, and more.

About The HealthCentral Network

The HealthCentral Network, Inc. ( is a leading online health resource, with more than 35 condition-specific and wellness sites. By offering connections to renowned experts, a network of patients and caregivers who share "real world" experience, and in-depth information, sites in The HealthCentral Network make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and caregivers. The HealthCentral Network also manages the highest-quality health advertising network, not building size for size's sake but engaging qualified audiences who value and connect with information from marketers on their terms.

The HealthCentral Network was acquired in 2005 by Polaris Venture Partners, The Carlyle Group, Sequoia Capital, and Allen & Company. In January 2008, the Company received a significant minority investment from IAC/InteractiveCorp and additional investment from its original investors, and IAC CEO Barry Diller joined the company's board of directors. In April 2008, HealthCentral and IAC Ad Solutions Network announced a new ad network relationship, expanding the collective reach to nearly 50 million monthly unique users.

HealthCentral's management team combines decades of interactive media, medical and journalism experience: CEO Christopher M. Schroeder was CEO and Publisher of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, the interactive subsidiary of The Washington Post Company.


The HealthCentral Network

Krystle Kopacz, Public Relations Manager


SOURCE The HealthCentral Network
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The American Pain Foundation (APF) and The HealthCentral Network Collaborate to Develop Enhanced Internet Resources for People with Pain
2. Launches Greeting Card Application on
3. Leading Asthma and Allergy Author and Counselor Joins The HealthCentral Network As Expert
4. The HealthCentral Network Announces Participation in the Launch of Microsoft HealthVault
5. The HealthCentral Network Wins W3 Award for Breast Cancer Web Site
6. Prominent Chick Lit Novelist Laura Zigman Joins HealthCentrals as Expert
7. The HealthCentral Networks Promotes Awareness of Diabetes
8. The HealthCentral Network Honors Alzheimers Awareness Month
9. The HealthCentral Network Adds Skin Care Site to Its Web Properties
10. HealthCentral.coms New Stop Smoking Site Provides Expert Advice, Supportive Community to Help Smokers Quit
11. The HealthCentral Network Wins eHealthcare Awards for Breast Cancer and Migraine Web Sites
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method ... —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter ... bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set ... , Research from reveals that behind the tendency to set low ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a ... such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain ... following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was ... his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” ... He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going to kill ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, ... Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the ... Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 According ... by Type (Standard Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle ... GLP-1, Growth Hormone), Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - ... This report studies the market for the forecast period ... reach USD 2.81 Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  MedSource announced today ... its e-clinical software solution of choice.  This latest ... possible value to their clients by offering a ... preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the EDC platform ... MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long been a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  In a startling report released today, ... their residents by lacking a comprehensive, proven plan to eliminate prescription ... definitive ranking of how states are tackling the worst drug crisis ... four states – Kentucky , New ... Vermont . Of the 28 failing states, three – ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: