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INFOGRAPHIC | Merck Foundation Launches Bridging the Gap in Diabetes Care

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The Merck Foundation has launched Bridging the Gap, a five-year initiative to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.

Merck Foundation Launches Five-Year Initiative to Improve Diabetes Care for Vulnerable and Underserved U.S. Communities

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KENILWORTH, N.J., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) has launched a five-year initiative: Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care (Bridging the Gap) to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States. 

Solving the Solvable in Global Health, Agriculture, and Youth Employability

Takeaways from the PYXERA Global Engagement Forum: Live
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global and partners convened more than 200 leaders and innovators at the Global Engagement Forum: Live in Washington, D.C on April 4 and 5. The two-day Forum dove into global challenges outlined by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically with regards to hunger (reducing post-harvest loss), global health, and youth employability.

Albertsons Companies Announces Expanded Supermarket Tours for Diabetic Patients

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BOISE, ID, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – According to the CDC, an estimated 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and about 79 million are pre-diabetic. To address the increasing needs of these customers directly, Albertsons Companies has expanded its Eating Healthy with Diabetes food tours to help more people proactively manage their health.

Pfizer Foundation Grantee Clinicas del Azúcar Approaches Diabetes Care in Mexico “From a Different Perspective”

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Miguel Garza is the Chief Financial Officer and Director of New Business Development for Clínicas del Azúcar. Based in Monterrey, Mexico, the organization’s mission is to provide high-quality low-cost care to prevent and treat diabetes. Clínicas del Azúcar’s leaders use their background in business to apply entrepreneurial skills to improve the health of people who would otherwise not have access to specialized care.

Proof that Mobile Tech is Helping Patients Manage their Diabetes

By Edith Guerrero
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Recently, we gathered in Mexico City to announce the final results of the Qualcomm® Wireless Reach-supported Dulce Wireless Tijuana (DWT) mobile health study in Tijuana, Mexico that were also published in the 

A Winning Duo: Abbott Recognized for Two Breakthrough Tech Innovations

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Innovation. It's been our thing since Dr. Abbott set up shop in a Chicago neighborhood more than a century ago. It’s still our thing.

But don’t take our word for it.

Ask Popular Science, which named our Absorb disappearing stent and FreeStyle Libre* glucose monitoring system – the one that saves you a routine stick of the finger – as two of its "Best of What's New" innovations in 2016.

How Do We Innovate Diabetes Care in Africa’s Biggest Country?

By Maziar Mike Doustdar, Executive Vice President (EVP), International Operations at Novo Nordisk
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Algeria might not be as well-known as its bordering neighbours Morocco and Tunisia, but it is in fact the biggest country on the African continent (measured in area size). Most of the country is covered by desert so the majority of the country’s 40 million people live in urban areas along the Mediterranean coast line and a total of 1.7 million Algerians have diabetes according to the International Diabetes Federation.

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Algeria might not be as well-known as its bordering neighbours Morocco and Tunisia, but it is in fact the biggest country on the African continent (measured in area size). Most of the country is covered by desert so the majority of the country’s 40 million people live in urban areas along the Mediterranean coast line and a total of 1.7 million Algerians have diabetes according to the International Diabetes Federation.

Stories Around the Campfire: Our Commitment to Young Campers With Type 1 Diabetes

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Summer has come to a close, leaving behind for many children and teens happy memories of camp. Sanofi US has a strong legacy of supporting those memories through donations  (see Sanofi Foundation for North America graphic below) and by volunteering at camps for young people with Type 1 diabetes. Camp is over for the season, but let’s circle round the campfire and sing the praises of many employees with generous hearts, such as these:

Camp Nejeda, Stillwater, N.J.

Diabetes Campaign Launched in Nigeria to Promote Early Diagnosis

Over the course of the next three months, Novo Nordisk will screen more than 42,000 Nigerians for diabetes.
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LAGOS, Nigeria, September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today, an extensive awareness campaign was launched in Lagos, Nigeria, to promote early diagnosis of diabetes through screening, especially among low inlow-incomeations.

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