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Fast Food has Replaced Everything

The Urban Issue of the TBL Quarterly
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Cities influence how we live, travel and eat, all of which have an impact on our health. Novo Nordisk’s latest issue of TBL Quarterly takes you to the city streets to show the challenges and opportunities to improve the health of urbanites living with type 2 diabetes. ​

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Health in the City: Why Urbanisation can be a Risk Factor

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Cities influence how we live, travel and eat, all of which have an impact on our health. Novo Nordisk’s latest issue of TBL Quarterly takes you to the city streets to show the challenges and opportunities to improve the health of urbanites living with type 2 diabetes. 

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Cities influence how we live, travel and eat, all of which have an impact on our health. Novo Nordisk’s latest issue of TBL Quarterly takes you to the city streets to show the challenges and opportunities to improve the health of urbanites living with type 2 diabetes. 

CVS Health Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in Community Health Grants to Increase Access to Quality Care and Support Chronic Disease Management

Data from 2015 Health in Action grantees demonstrates programs’ meaningful impact on public health
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As part of a multi-year, $5 million commitment to increase access to health care in communities nationwide, the CVS Health Foundation today released new data from programs supported through partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The Foundation also announced $1.5 million in new grants distributed to 46 community health centers a

Diabetes in Children: A Family Matter

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Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong condition, most often diagnosed in children and young adults. Treatment involves daily injections of insulin, regular exercise, proper nutrition and emotional support. A huge responsibility for anyone, even more so for a young child.

When a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the entire family is affected as everyone must adjust to a new way of living. With the right level of support, family members can play a central role in helping their children manage their treatment with confidence.

A Tale of Two Cities

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Cities concentrate people, and in doing so, cities can also concentrate risks and hazards to health – this is evident in the case of type 2 diabetes. Two-thirds of the 415 million people with diabetes live in and around cities.[1]

 

[1] International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas 2014 update, 6th edn. Brussels, Belgium: International Diabetes Federation, 2014 update & International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas 2015 update, 7th edn. Brussels, Belgium: International Diabetes Federation, 2015 update.

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Cities concentrate people, and in doing so, cities can also concentrate risks and hazards to health – this is evident in the case of type 2 diabetes. Two-thirds of the 415 million people with diabetes live in and around cities.[1]

 

[1] International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas 2014 update, 6th edn. Brussels, Belgium: International Diabetes Federation, 2014 update & International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas 2015 update, 7th edn. Brussels, Belgium: International Diabetes Federation, 2015 update.

America’s Health Rankings Annual Report: Americans Less Sedentary; Rising Drug Deaths, Obesity Pose Challenges

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  • In 2015, Hawaii ranks No. 1 as healthiest state; Louisiana is least healthy
  • Decreases in smoking and sedentary behavior signal important health strides
  • Rising rates of drug deaths – including illegal and prescription drug abuse – diabetes, obesity and children in poverty threaten nation’s health
  • United Health Foundation to publish new reports in 2016 to offer more information to help improve public health

A New Approach to Care for Diabetes in Pregnancy Aims to Improve the Health of Mothers & Newborns

Innovative Partnership in India Creates New Model of Care for Gestational Diabetes in Low-Resource Settings
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Many people have heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes – but few are aware that there is another kind of diabetes that can develop during pregnancy called gestational diabetes.  Also called gestational diabetes mellitus, or GDM, it affects up to 15 percent of pregnant women, but they may not know it.

Patient Focus: Novo Nordisk’s Way of Going From Talk to Walk

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A common business saying is that ‘the customer is always right’. But how do you involve the end customer - which for pharmaceutical companies means the patient - in an industry characterised by complex product development, diverse healthcare systems and long distribution chains? Novo Nordisk’s latest issue of TBL Quarterly shows how the company takes a collaborative approach with a long-term focus. 

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A common business saying is that ‘the customer is always right’. But how do you involve the end customer - which for pharmaceutical companies means the patient - in an industry characterised by complex product development, diverse healthcare systems and long distribution chains? Novo Nordisk’s latest issue of TBL Quarterly shows how the company takes a collaborative approach with a long-term focus. 

Leading Lights: Global Trailer

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Today, nearly two thirds of the 382 million people with diabetes live in cities. If this trend continues, by 2035 as many as half a billion people will have diabetes – nearly all of them in cities. 

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