Navigation Links
MinuteClinic Supporting Diabetes Month with Free Diabetes Screenings
Date:11/8/2012

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic is helping take a stand against diabetes by offering free diabetes screenings at clinic locations throughout November. The screenings, sponsored by Bayer Healthcare, will enable thousands of individuals at risk for diabetes or pre-diabetes to monitor their risk and begin taking steps to control it.

The screening is available to patients at over 600 MinuteClinic locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores. MinuteClinic is open seven days a week, including evenings and weekends, and no appointment is necessary. The screening visit begins with a general assessment of lifestyle risk factors for diabetes, followed by a blood glucose test for which patients will receive immediate results and recommendations from the MinuteClinic practitioner. The practitioners are also able to answer questions and refer patients to a primary care physician if additional follow-up is necessary.

"Approximately seven million Americans are living undiagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes, putting them at risk for serious complications," says MinuteClinic Chief Medical Officer Nancy Gagliano, M.D. "By providing convenient diabetes screenings at no cost, we hope to expand awareness of diabetes risk factors and help put some of our patients back on the path to better health."

In addition to the diabetes screening service, MinuteClinic offers comprehensive health condition monitoring for individuals diagnosed with diabetes, high cholesterol or high blood pressure.

MinuteClinic practitioners diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common family illnesses such as strep throat and ear, eye, sinus, bladder and bronchial infections. Skin conditions, minor wounds, abrasions and joint sprains are treated, and common vaccinations for influenza, tetanus, pneumonia, pertussis and Hepatitis A & B are offered at each location. Walk-in camp, sports and college physicals are available daily.

For det
'/>"/>

SOURCE MinuteClinic
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. MinuteClinic Joins with American Heart Association to Help Americans Reduce High Blood Pressure
2. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. and Target Discovery, Inc. Expand Strategic License Agreement and Collaboration Supporting TDIs Planned Offering of Personalized Medicine Clinical Diagnostic Services
3. Elusys Awarded Additional $14.5 Million Under Existing U.S. Government Contracts Supporting Expanded Human Safety Studies of ETI-204 for Treatment of Inhalational Anthrax
4. Lexicon Receives Funding for Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LX4211 in Type 1 Diabetes
5. Lilly Sets Date for Lilly Diabetes Pipeline Update to the Investment Community
6. Islet Sciences Announces Exclusive License Agreement with Yale University to Commercialize an Early Beta Cell Destruction and Diabetes Diagnostic
7. CASiGEN Pharma Receives A World-wide Exclusive License From GIBH To Bring New Potential Diabetes Treatments To The Global Market
8. Lilly Diabetes Presents Phase II Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Data on Investigational GLP-1 Analog Candidate, Dulaglutide, in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes at the 27th American Society of Hypertension Scientific Meeting
9. Valeritas Inc. Selects dLifes New Diabetes Patient Engagement Solution For Valeritas V-go Disposable Insulin Delivery Device
10. Jentadueto® (linagliptin/metformin hydrochloride) tablets recommended for approval in the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes in Europe
11. Janssen Research & Development Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA for Canagliflozin to Treat Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... , August 20, 2014 ... of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited India (GPL), announces the ... a novel clinical development candidate, GBR 1302, a ... developed by the Glenmark Biologics Research Centre located ... GBR 1302 is based on Glenmark,s innovative BEAT ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Tenn. , Aug. 19, 2014   ... provide its patient experience technology to ... Under the five-year agreement, CarePoint Health will deploy ... Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University ... offers a range of software solutions to help ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Talyst, a market leader in ... the 2014 NPPA Summer Conference in Las ... its 340B software products and services.   ... supplying over 400 customers with a variety of software ... including its latest solution, AutoSplit® Contract Pharmacy and 340B ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Glenmark Enters Oncology With the Discovery and Initiation of IND Enabling Studies of an Innovative Bispecific Antibody 2Glenmark Enters Oncology With the Discovery and Initiation of IND Enabling Studies of an Innovative Bispecific Antibody 3Lincor Announces Agreement With CarePoint Health For State-Of-The-Art Patient Engagement Technology 2Talyst Exhibits at the NPPA Summer Conference 2
... Development of New Vaccines to Prevent Tuberculosis , ... ROCKVILLE, Md. , July 1 ... E. Connolly has been named President and Chief Executive Officer.  He ... Executive Vice President and General Manager of Wyeth Vaccines.  He will take ...
... , July 1 The refinements in ... the fifth generation Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ are radically ... and other brain disorders. With Perfexion, physicians are applying ... treating more non-malignant targets located in critical areas and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation Announces Appointment of Accomplished Pharmaceutical Executive as President and CEO 2Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation Announces Appointment of Accomplished Pharmaceutical Executive as President and CEO 3Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation Announces Appointment of Accomplished Pharmaceutical Executive as President and CEO 4Physicians See New Benefits, Treatment Opportunities for Brain Cancer with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion 2Physicians See New Benefits, Treatment Opportunities for Brain Cancer with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion 3Physicians See New Benefits, Treatment Opportunities for Brain Cancer with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion 4Physicians See New Benefits, Treatment Opportunities for Brain Cancer with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion 5
(Date:8/20/2014)... researchers have discovered that the immune system is defective in ... reason why sufferers have ongoing issues with pain. , The ... could also help to explain why some painkillers may ... (IBS) affects up to 10% of the community. There ... unexplained gut pain, which often has the greatest impact on ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Barbara Bronson Gray ... -- Although it,s extremely rare, colds, flu and other ... elevated risk for stroke in children, a new study suggests. ... a stroke in the United States, said Dr. Heather Fullerton, ... and pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco Benioff ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Board ... Perkins Eastman is pleased to announce the ... services in China and the surrounding region. ... Richard Sprow AIA has relocated to the ... career in healthcare planning and design and to better ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 With 3943.8% growth, Connexion ... of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The Inc. 500 ranks ... care sector. Connexion Point is the #1 fastest growing company ... Medicare and Medicaid, and its clients include four of the ... employs 1,000 people and has offices and contact centers in ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... that the amygdala stimulates stress responses in adults, ... University have found that the amygdala has an ... development of nonhuman primates. , The results are ... . , The amygdala is a region of ... to threatening situations and learning about threats. Alterations ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pain treatments less effective for those with irritable bowel 2Health News:Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids 2Health News:Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids 3Health News:Perkins Eastman Expands Presence in China 2Health News:Perkins Eastman Expands Presence in China 3Health News:With 3943.8% Growth, Connexion Point, a Leader in Contact Centers for Health Care, Ranks 86th on the Inc. 500 List as One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies 2Health News:Maturing brain flips function of amygdala in regulating stress hormones 2Health News:Maturing brain flips function of amygdala in regulating stress hormones 3
... who feel powerful are more likely to believe they ... according to new study in the Journal of ... anthropomorphism, or the tendency to attribute humanlike characteristics, intentions, ... important downstream consequences of anthropomorphism that go beyond simple ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Women who ... to give birth to a single healthy baby following the ... to have two embryos implanted at the same time, an ... from an analysis of data involving nearly 1,400 women who ...
... News) -- How people fare when oral cancer recurs depends ... has found. The research included 77 people in Australia ... in the thin, flat cells that line the lips and ... However, the cancer came back, and they all subsequently had ...
... --- Busy doctors can miss important details about a ... Northwestern Medicine researchers have created a whip-smart assistant for ... that alerts doctors during an exam when a patient,s ... software program significantly improved primary care physicians, performance and ...
... are offered fewer and less effective choices ... deaths, according to a new UCSF study. The ... prostate cancer often are under-treated through hormone therapy or ... such as surgery and radiation therapies. Instead, say the ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The ... to play in helping people who have trouble connecting to ... a small group of healthy people, investigators found that the ... of friendliness, playfulness and love, and induced a lowering of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Why do risks with human characteristics make powerful consumers feel lucky? 2Health News:Single Embryo Beat Double Embryo Transfer in IVF Study 2Health News:Single Embryo Beat Double Embryo Transfer in IVF Study 3Health News:Recurrence of Oral Cancer Found to Signal Poor Outcome 2Health News:Smarter systems help busy doctors remember 2Health News:Smarter systems help busy doctors remember 3Health News:Age plays too big a role in prostate cancer treatment decisions 2Health News:Age plays too big a role in prostate cancer treatment decisions 3Health News:Does 'Club Drug' Ecstasy Have Therapeutic Value? 2Health News:Does 'Club Drug' Ecstasy Have Therapeutic Value? 3
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Medicine Products: