Navigation Links
Joe Gibbs Racing, BrightSky Launch Defy Diabetes Movement
Date:2/20/2013

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR Team Owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Joe Gibbs and BrightSky, a leading supplier of diabetes testing supplies and prescription medications, today announced the "Defy Diabetes" movement to engage people with diabetes or at risk for diabetes in regular, sustained activities to improve their lives and to reward healthy choices. As part of launch activities, Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team member Darrell Wallace, Jr. will drive the No. 54 DefyDiabetes.com Toyota Tundra in the NextEra Energy Resources 250, on Feb. 22, 2013, at Daytona International Speedway.

Through social media and local, grassroots activities, Defy Diabetes will seek to build partnerships to support persons with diabetes (PWDs) and those at risk through a wide variety of programs and actions. These include encouraging better menu options at popular restaurants to mobile apps that help users take control of their condition. Information and tools are already available at DefyDiabetes.com.

"This is something I'm very passionate about, and I know personally how important and needed it is," said Gibbs, who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes more than 20 years ago. "My career in football and racing would have been impossible without the ability and support to manage my diabetes. I'm grateful to BrightSky for its commitment to help make the Defy Diabetes movement possible."

As part of the Defy Diabetes campaign, Coach Gibbs is joining physicians and educators to develop a series of inspirational "Coach's Corner" videos to inform and motivate others to Defy Diabetes.

More than 26 million Americans have Type 2 diabetes, and studies show that by 2020 more than half of all Americans could be at risk for developing the disease.

"We are honored to work with Coach Gibbs, '/>"/>

SOURCE BrightSky
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches New Funding Opportunities for Parkinsons Research
2. Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx) - Enrollment Exceeds 1,000 Members in First Two Weeks since Launch
3. National Minority Quality Forum to Launch the National Clinical Trial Network with Microsoft
4. NxStage Initiates 2013 Call to Action Campaign with Launch of Hemodialysis At Home: A Better Way For a Better Life
5. CareFusion Launches New Take-Apart Laparoscopic Scissors
6. Trovagene Announces Commercial Launch Timelines for HPV Carrier and Oncogene Mutation Tests
7. Nuclear Medicine Information Systems and BioDose rebrand and relaunch as ec2 Software Solutions
8. Through 2018, Five New Drugs Will Launch for the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes
9. Fluke Biomedical launches simple, portable, efficient VT305 Gas Flow Analyzer
10. Perrigo Commences Launch Of Clobetasol Emulsion Propionate Foam, 0.05%
11. Specialty Pharmacy Association of America to Launch at Upcoming Armada Summit
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... --  Easy Breathe , the fastest growing online ... now offers the revolutionary AirSense CPAPs by ... apnea therapy devices with internal cellular modems.  This break-through ... share real-time data on each user,s quality of sleep ... addition, the internal modem allows the CPAP to be ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: ... that the company,s Bridgewater, New Jersey ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) relating to an inspection ... to Sculptra Aesthetic injectable, which was divested to Galderma ... management of Valeant,s contract manufacturers (rather than Valeant,s own ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 BioStructures, ... the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB), it ... Chief Executive Officer. Accreditation follows an ... a specially trained AATB inspector.  It establishes that ... within the facility meets or exceeds the standards ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Easy Breathe Now Offers World's First "Smart" CPAP Device to Treat Sleep Apnea 2Easy Breathe Now Offers World's First "Smart" CPAP Device to Treat Sleep Apnea 3Easy Breathe Now Offers World's First "Smart" CPAP Device to Treat Sleep Apnea 4Valeant Pharmaceuticals' Bridgewater Location Receives Warning Letter From FDA 2Biostructures, LLC Earns AATB Accreditation 2
... Online Activity and Podcast for Nurses and PharmacistsVOORHEES, ... is a complex heterogeneous disease which, despite significant ... often fatal in adults. It is critical for ... to maintain an up-to-date understanding of the multitude ...
... and Glycemic Control Benefits of PistachiosNEW ORLEANS, April 22 ... The little green nuts may do more for ... snack food choices, according to research presented this week ... from UCLA and the University of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Expert Insights in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Current Challenges and Future Directions 2Pistachios Offer Protective Benefits Against Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes and Obesity 2Pistachios Offer Protective Benefits Against Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes and Obesity 3Pistachios Offer Protective Benefits Against Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes and Obesity 4
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 With the ... strains emerging every day, it’s a perfect time ... The EnviroShield system is an electro-static disinfectant delivery ... to surface normally missed with spray-on disinfectant applicators. ... that adds an electrostatic negative charge to the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... A group of Americans is headed to a ... left unchecked, could create a catastrophic, global pandemic. No, it’s ... John Rogers, the Executive Director the Eugene Bell Foundation and ... disease most think mankind conquered long ago: tuberculosis. , “Tuberculosis, ... on the comeback in several countries - what’s especially disconcerting ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Two revolutionary procedures now being utilized by ... disease a far less painful and far more effective ... ever felt electric shock waves surge through your teeth as ... it’s possible you already know the impact of receding gums,” ... dentist in West Palm Beach, and a Fellow in the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare should cover low-dose computed ... for the disease, a coalition of more than 60 ... includes the Lung Cancer Alliance, the Society of Thoracic ... Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, made ... U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... has made progress in reducing the stigma associated with ... post-traumatic stress disorder, but more improvement is still needed, ... efforts of both the Defense Department and the Veterans ... members still do not seek needed care for ... effort to promote treatment as a way to reduce ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Columbus Janitorial Company Announces New Disinfecting System for your workplace 2Health News:US Delegation Heads to North Korea to Combat Tuberculosis Epidemic 2Health News:Florida Dentist Battles Gum Disease With Latest Techniques 2Health News:Florida Dentist Battles Gum Disease With Latest Techniques 3Health News:Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening 2Health News:US military making progress reducing stigma tied to seeking help for mental illness 2Health News:US military making progress reducing stigma tied to seeking help for mental illness 3
... the world will gather in New Orleans, LA, from May ... ), the premiere scientific conference in the fields of ... of the meeting, please join us for a telebriefing that ... research and hot topics to be presented at DDW 2010., ...
... ... , ... April 14, 2010 -- The 18th annual Leadership Summit being presented by ... health care executives together to focus on the organizational characteristics, structures, and processes that ...
... Research in animals may lead to treatment for women with ... research might be bringing science a bit closer to a ... the underlying processes of female sexual arousal, British-based researchers say ... developed to help women with sexual arousal disorder. , In ...
... of the brain, which can cause epileptic seizures, ... southwestern states, Loyola University Health System researchers report. ... the population may have the infection, neurocysticercosis. While ... a serious health concern, especially among the poor," ...
... ... by HealthGrades, April 8, at the 2010 DTC National Conference. , ... Florham Park, N.J. (PRWEB) April 14, ... company for direct-to-consumer (DTC) marketing, today announced the winners of the 10th annual ...
... ... publisher of assistive technologies and literacy software for students with special ... emergent reading skills of adolescents with autism, intellectual and multiple disabilities. ... the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, University of North Carolina, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:DDW 2010 telebriefing: Preview the latest research and hot topics 2Health News:Health Forum / American Hospital Association 2010 Leadership Summit 2Health News:Study Explores Possibility of a Female Viagra 2Health News:Tapeworm brain infection 'serious health concern' 2Health News:2010 DTC National Advertising Award Winners Honored 2Health News:2010 DTC National Advertising Award Winners Honored 3Health News:New Research Demonstrates Gains in Emergent Reading Skills for Adolescents with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities 2Health News:New Research Demonstrates Gains in Emergent Reading Skills for Adolescents with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities 3Health News:New Research Demonstrates Gains in Emergent Reading Skills for Adolescents with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities 4
Khosla Precision and Quality in Medical and Surgical Products....
Khosla Precision and Quality in Medical and Surgical Products....
Khosla Precision and Quality in Medical and Surgical Products....
Inquire...
Medicine Products: