Diabetes News, Friday July 25, 2008



Diabetes Events and News for the week:

New Game Plan Targets Pre-Diabetics. Check out this news video at CBC Evening News, from July 23. It includes information on diet, exercise and weight loss meds all targeted at the 57 million pre-diabetics in the United States.

The Toronto Sun. com, July 23, 2008. Diabetics Pumped-UP. In September the province of Ontario will begin supplying pumps and diabetic supplies to the tune of a $74 million plan to help diabetics.

Pharma Live, July 22, 2008. ‘Janumet’ (sitagliptin/metformin) Approved in the European Union for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. Merck & Company’s combination drug has won approval for marketing in the European Union.

ROCK AGAINST DIABETES!

Pre-Show Bash, August 22, Live Show, August 23. Door opens at 7, Show begins at 8.

The ROX Club, Las Vegas. Raffles, Auctions, Door Prizes and more. All proceeds to Rock Against Diabetes


Join the Alberta Diabetes Foundation for a Rock’N August!

Return to the carefree days of the past, remembering Elvis, Fats Domino, prom nights and sock hops make us appreciate what we had and yearn for again. But the past wouldn’t be the past without the automobiles that are now classic, expensive and treasured by their owners. Tender, loving care is the only way to describe the treatment afforded these cars – one cannot look at them without memories of the past flooding back and in the distance, the sound of Rock and Roll.

The event takes place in the City of St. Albert from August 5th – 9th, 2008.

Join the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

JDRF’s Walks are family-friendly, held at great locations, and feature plenty of entertainment, food, and fun. We invite you to become one of the 500,000 people at our 200 Walk sites nationwide this year who are making a difference in the lives of people with type 1 diabetes. You’ll have a great time, get some exercise, and, most importantly, be a part of the cure!

This year The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) predicts that over 500,000 people will be participating in the charity’s signature Walk to Cure Diabetes. Check out the site and get your own team going!!

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