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Anthem Blue Cross Partners With Community Organizations To Help Prevent Diabetes

Initiative links at-risk members with community health and wellness programs including faith-based, multicultural and women’s groups
Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., August 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Working with community groups such as Black Women for Wellness and Valley Jewish Community Center as well as large, national organizations, Anthem Blue Cross has launched an ambitious diabetes prevention program to educate, treat and support its members who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Partnering with Diabetes At The Centre of the Universe

Located on the hillside where Galileo Galilei was watching the stars, the Italian Barometer Diabetes Observatory Foundation breaks new ground in chronic disease management through a unique partnership model.
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Located on the hillside where Galileo Galilei was watching the stars, the Italian Barometer Diabetes Observatory Foundation breaks new ground in chronic disease management through a unique partnership model.

In Italy they know their numbers. 6.2% of the total population has diabetes. In 20 years, 9% could be affected.[1]

The Digital Health Connection in Africa

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Sometimes what brings two partners together seems obvious. In the case of the Université Numérique Francophone Mondiale (UNFM) and Novo Nordisk, a commitment to children with type 1 diabetes and the growing uptake and use of mobile technology in Africa were the catalysts for action on the ground – and in cyberspace. 

Newsletter

Sometimes what brings two partners together seems obvious. In the case of the Université Numérique Francophone Mondiale (UNFM) and Novo Nordisk, a commitment to children with type 1 diabetes and the growing uptake and use of mobile technology in Africa were the catalysts for action on the ground – and in cyberspace. 

Partnerships Are the New Black

Novo Nordisk Corporate Vice President, Charlotte Ersbøll, shares her view on the power of partnerships and why now is the time to act.
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The opportunities to create positive change are all around us and stronger alignment of purpose is bringing us closer together.

As a pharmaceutical company, we spend and invest significant resources every day on improving health for millions of people living with diabetes and other serious chronic diseases. But the cause of the diabetes epidemic, and the solutions required to make a change are multidimensional.

WATCH Camilo Gonzalez Ruiz Discuss Sanofi Colombia's Initiative with the Business Call to Action (BCtA) Addressing Local Barriers to Diabetes Care

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Through its comprehensive diabetes management program in Colombia, Sanofi’s initiative with the Business Call to Action (BCtA) is addressing local barriers to diabetes care for people living at the base of the economic pyramid (BoP).

A ’Close’-Up Look at Diabetes In Cities

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With many years of personal and professional experience in the diabetes field, patient advocate Kelly Close and her colleague Emily Regier from Close Concerns offer their perspective on Cities Changing Diabetes. We asked them what they find exciting about the research and what benefits it could bring to people who are at risk of developing or already living with type 2 diabetes.

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With many years of personal and professional experience in the diabetes field, patient advocate Kelly Close and her colleague Emily Regier from Close Concerns offer their perspective on Cities Changing Diabetes. We asked them what they find exciting about the research and what benefits it could bring to people who are at risk of developing or already living with type 2 diabetes.

BMS Foundation Working to Improve Minorities’ Access to Healthcare

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April is National Minority Health Month in the United States and this year the Department of Health and Human Services has chosen the theme, “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.”  The goal is to raise awareness of the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and to mobilize groups across the nation, like the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, to work with government and other partners to accelerate the realization of health equity – the attainment of the highest level of health for all people (He

Putting the Cook Back in the Urban Kitchen

What’s cooking in the urban kitchen? Unfortunately in many city kitchens, the answer is either not much or something premade, easy and not always the healthiest.
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Preparing meals at home can be challenging for the millions living in cities. Everything from long work days to cheap and convenient fast food options makes choosing to cook fresh and balanced meals difficult. But these dietary choices are also contributing to the rise of type 2 diabetes in cities around the world. 

Cities Were Built on Food

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Sam Fuld

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Sam Fuld doesn’t let anything stop him, especially Type 1 Diabetes. Diagnosed at age 10, Fuld learned to manage his disease so he could pursue his passion – baseball.

Once he’d made through a college career at Stanford and reached professional baseball, Fuld made it a mission to help other young athletes manage their diabetes, too.

During the offseason, Fuld hosted the second annual Sam Fuld SLAMDiabetes Tampa Classic Wiffle Ball Tournament. The Dec. 12 tournament raised money to fund camps for children who have type 1 diabetes.

5 Things People are Doing Right Now That Can Lead to Diabetes

By: Jackie Sharpe
Blog

A recent JAMA study found that half of adults in the U.S. have diabetes or pre-diabetes. But what many people may not realize is that their everyday behaviors could lead to diabetes. Sodexo, as the nation’s largest employer of Registered Dietitians (RDs), is passionate about working with our clients to help prevent diabetes.  There are several habits that people are engaging in right now that could lead to diabetes.

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