Navigation Links
The HealthCentral Network's MyDiabetesCentral.com Launches Interactive Resource to Promote Awareness of Diabetes
Date:11/3/2008

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, The HealthCentral Network's (http://www.HealthCentral.com) MyDiabetesCentral.com 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 http://www.healthcentral.com/diabetes/awareness-month-2008.html.

"The growing global epidemic of diabetes is an underappreciated problem of world-wide dimensions," said Dr. William Quick, endocrinologist and MyDiabetesCentral.com 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."

MyDiabetesCentral.com 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 inf
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. The American Pain Foundation (APF) and The HealthCentral Network Collaborate to Develop Enhanced Internet Resources for People with Pain
2. HealthCentral.com Launches Greeting Card Application on Facebook.com
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 MyBreastCancerNetwork.com as Expert
7. The HealthCentral Networks MyDiabetesCentral.com 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:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/21/2014)... FL (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 When families ... lice, who do they call? The new answer is ... Coral Gables FL 33134, their newest treatment center will be ... pest quickly, conveniently and without the use of harmful chemicals ... is scheduled for January 1, 2015. Like the company’s first ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 ... http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/ ) and other product liability claims involving ... as incretin mimetics continue to move forward in ... District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein Liebhard ... 17th, the Court has established a data cut-off ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Recently, one of the best prom dresses online shops ... introduced its new collection of 2015 prom dresses, and ... its prom dresses & other fashionable designs, up to ... quality dress products and great customer services to its ... the best prom dresses online shops around the world ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Muskegon, Mi (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 ... a child in need while at the same time helping ... is a non-profit community-based organization committed to serving those ... to meet their needs to improve the quality of life. ... would make an impact in the local community and he ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Parker & Sons, Inc. a market leader ... other similar home contractor services announces a record number ... expert contracting services. The company is considered by many ... Arizona for well over 40 years. Parker and Sons ... quality customer service to the residents and business owners ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:All-Natural Florida Lice Removal Company Opens New Lice Treatment Salon In South Florida 2Health News:Byetta Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Incretin Mimetics Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Report 2Health News:Byetta Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Incretin Mimetics Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Report 3Health News:Byetta Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Incretin Mimetics Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Report 4Health News:New Prom Dresses From One Of The Best Prom Dresses Online Shops, LunaDress Prom Shop 2Health News:AlignLife of Norton Shores Makes a Brighter Christmas for Kids in Muskegon 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Number Of Favorable Reviews In 2014 With Regard To Its Expert Contracting Services 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Number Of Favorable Reviews In 2014 With Regard To Its Expert Contracting Services 3
... Richard Gephardt and the Council for American Medical Innovation ... Chicago, featuring David Brennan, CEO of AstraZeneca, David Miller, ... CHICAGO, April 15 Today in Chicago, the "Best ... national leaders in academia, biotechnology and patient advocacy to ...
... experts call for Americans to go "Meatless" on MondaysNEW YORK, ... both in April, health and environmental advocates are calling on ... national "meatless" days, as three of his predecessors in office ... .Presidents Wilson, Truman and Roosevelt all instituted national meatless ...
... New web site provides help for growing mental health ... Feel Better Network (FBN) announces the ... , the premiere online resource for individuals who ... of emotional challenges. The FBN mission is to provide ...
... 16 issue of the journal "Neuron," was conducted by scientists ... University School of Medicine, who characterized their finding as "an ... ... (Vocus) April 15, 2009 -- Scientists are ...
... diagnose the disease, , , WEDNESDAY, April 15 (HealthDay ... improve the tracking of changes in cancer cells, ... of Medicine. , The technology uses specially designed ... in or on a single cell. , Current ...
... Tenn., April 15 The Harvard Business ... examines the growth and impact of Youth Villages, ... statewide in North Carolina and has become a ... health in the last decade. (Photo: ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chicago's Top Minds Join National Business and Health Leaders in Addressing Medical Innovation, Highlighting Policies Needed to Maintain U.S. Competitiveness in Medical Science and Discovery 2Health News:Chicago's Top Minds Join National Business and Health Leaders in Addressing Medical Innovation, Highlighting Policies Needed to Maintain U.S. Competitiveness in Medical Science and Discovery 3Health News:Chicago's Top Minds Join National Business and Health Leaders in Addressing Medical Innovation, Highlighting Policies Needed to Maintain U.S. Competitiveness in Medical Science and Discovery 4Health News:Obama Urged to Bring Back National Meatless Program 2Health News:Feel Better Network Launches Web Site for Relief in Challenging Times 2Health News:UCSF, Stanford Study Reveals Neural Networks Targeted in Brain Diseases 2Health News:UCSF, Stanford Study Reveals Neural Networks Targeted in Brain Diseases 3Health News:UCSF, Stanford Study Reveals Neural Networks Targeted in Brain Diseases 4Health News:Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages in North Carolina 2Health News:Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages in North Carolina 3Health News:Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages in North Carolina 4
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... addition of the "Micro Market Monitor: North ... their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... is progressing steadily, which has resulted in fueling ... market. The main purpose of these dermatology devices ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 ... on the development of medical diagnostics based on ... of gas flow, today announced financial results for ... 30, 2014. "Following the completion of ... well positioned to maximize the recently initiated CoSense® ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Since last month,s FBI shutdown of online drug marketplace ... online black market for illegal drugs - Evolution Marketplace ... drugs and other illegal items.  New numbers from the ... lowering the numbers of drugs and illegal items available ... But some new sites that have emerged as potentially ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Micro Market Monitor: North American Dermatology Diagnostic Devices Market 2Micro Market Monitor: North American Dermatology Diagnostic Devices Market 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 2Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: