Content about Diabetes Prevention

November 8, 2013

According to an October 2013 poll of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes, regular visits to the doctor, keeping a strict fitness routine and dieting are perceived to be the most important elements in managing and preventing diabetes.

November 16, 2012

People with diabetes in Cleveland enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored health plans can obtain free diabetes management services from Rite Aid, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

October 26, 2012

The American Diabetes Association on Wednesday announced that Walgreens has reaffirmed its commitment as a National Strategic Partner and will continue to help the program Stop Diabetes by supporting the association's Type 2 diabetes prevention initiative for consumers called CheckUp America.

October 11, 2012

Rite Aid pharmacists on Long Island in New York state are participating in a diabetes initiative run by health insurer UnitedHealth Group, the two companies said Thursday.

June 20, 2012

Hamacher Resource Group on Tuesday announced it will present “Marketing Diabetes in the Retail Setting” June 21 at the Marketing Diabetes Prevention and Awareness Conference in Atlanta.

April 11, 2012

A Supervalu banner announced that it will offer patients access to a program created by UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.

April 11, 2012

Arizona has become one of the first state governments in the nation to join a program created by UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.

March 23, 2012

Supervalu banner Shop 'n Save Pharmacy has joined the UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.

February 9, 2012

Another retailer has joined the UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance, an initiative designed to help address the growing epidemic of prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

January 18, 2012

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is reminding consumers that the first-line defenses against Type 2 diabetes are a healthy diet and regular exercise, and that these defenses can be aided with the help of a registered dietitian.

January 10, 2012

Winn-Dixie on Tuesday joined the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance, an initiative aimed at tipping the scales against the epidemic of diabetes, prediabetes and obesity by expanding access to community-based programs that use evidence-based approaches to help prevent and control diabetes.

December 21, 2011

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School said a diabetes prevention program they created was able to reduce prediabetes indicators among Latinos who were at risk of developing the disease.

December 15, 2011

The American Diabetes Association on Thursday announced that Walgreens will become a national strategic partner, and that the national drug store chain again is working with the association as one of its partner charities within "Walgreens Way to Well Commitment" — a four-year, $100 million health-and-wellness initiative.

November 16, 2011

Rite Aid, UnitedHealth Group and the YMCA are partnering to offer community-based programs to combat Type 2 diabetes in the Washington, D.C., area through the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance, the three companies said.

November 9, 2011

The UnitedHealth Group’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance is emphasizing its Not Me program — an employer- and community-based initiative aimed at combating the epidemic of Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes and obesity — in line with National Diabetes Month.

November 4, 2011

The diabetes patient has long been identified as a coveted higher-trip, higher-
market-basket opportunity 
for pharmacy operators. And now Rite Aid has created a loyalty card 
program specifically for that diabetes patient.


September 14, 2011

Customers with diabetes at Rite Aid locations in New York and Washington will have access to patient education and support from trained pharmacists to help them better control their disease, the retail pharmacy chain said.

August 30, 2011

The Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance has kicked off its national campaign designed to combat the growing epidemic of Type 2 diabetes.

August 5, 2011

Walgreens on Friday announced the pharmacy is hosting a Walgreens Pavilion at The Black Women’s Expo this weekend at McCormick Place.

June 22, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services’ National Diabetes Education Program has unveiled a series of videos designed to help people make lifestyle changes and cope with the demands of diabetes.

April 20, 2011

Kroger is the latest retailer to join the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance as a partner.

April 18, 2011

Albertson's LLC, which operates more than 200 stores across seven states under the Albertsons banner, announced it has joined the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.

April 1, 2011

A nonprofit charity that focuses on diabetes prevention efforts announced the launch of a calendar of events on its website, in line with what has been designated as Defeat Diabetes Month.

February 16, 2011

The National Basketball Association, the Women's National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League are at the forefront of a new campaign that seeks to raise awareness about diabetes prevention.

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