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American Diabetes Association

Colgate Total teams with American Diabetes Association and TV host Karla Martinez

Colgate Total teams with American Diabetes Association and TV host Karla Martinez

NEW YORK — During the month of November – American Diabetes Month — the American Diabetes Association is conducting a new “Everyday Reality” campaign to bring greater awareness to these daily challenges and build support for those living with the disease. Colgate Total, a long-standing partner of the American Diabetes Association, is sponsoring this new campaign

Colgate Total teams with award-winning producer Randy Jackson on diabetes campaign

Colgate Total teams with award-winning producer Randy Jackson on diabetes campaign

NEW YORK — During the month of November, American Diabetes Month, the American Diabetes Association is conducting a new “Everyday Reality” campaign to bring greater awareness to these daily challenges and build support for those living with the disease. Colgate Total, a long-standing partner of the American Diabetes Association, is sponsoring this new campaign to also draw

Healthy Interactions and Merck launch digital health platform

Healthy Interactions and Merck launch digital health platform

KENILWORTH, N.J. — Healthy Interactions, a global leader in health education, in collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the launch of map4health – a digital platform and mobile application in the U.S. that was designed to help facilitate and enhance communications between diabetes patients and educators. This technology was

Lilly presents new diabetes data at ADA session

Lilly presents new diabetes data at ADA session

ORLANDO, Fla. — Eli Lilly’s ultra rapid lispro (URLi) led to improved and sustained blood sugar control after meals in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, according to results from three phase 1b studies evaluating URLi compared to Humalog. URLi is Lilly’s novel mealtime insulin currently in phase 3 development. The data was presented in

PCMA: ADA report confirms drugmakers set to raise insulin prices

PCMA: ADA report confirms drugmakers set to raise insulin prices

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement regarding a white paper released today by the American Diabetes Association on insulin prices: “The American Diabetes Association’s new white paper on insulin prices confirms that drugmakers set, and continue to raise, prices. Along with high prices for insulin products, drug manufacturer product

Walmart Wellness Day to get more days

Walmart Wellness Day to get more days

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — This year, Walmart is extending the reach of Walmart Wellness Day, billed as the “largest health fair in America.” On June 17, Walmart plans to offer free health screenings — including blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index (BMI) — at its more than 4,600 stores nationwide from 10 a.m. to 2

Pharmacy retailers win Rx adherence challenge

Pharmacy retailers win Rx adherence challenge

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Publix Super Markets, Albertsons/Safeway, Meijer, Giant Eagle, Discount Drug Mart and Wegmans Food Market were named the winners of UnitedHealthcare’s 2016 Targeted Intervention Program (TIP) Challenge to boost patients’ medication adherence. Through the UnitedHealthcare TIP Challenge, the pharmacies work with Medicare Advantage Part D plan members to help them take their prescription

Ralphs pharmacies serve up free glucose tests

Ralphs pharmacies serve up free glucose tests

LOS ANGELES — Ralphs Grocery Co. this week began offering free blood glucose tests to help customers assess their risk for diabetes. The Los Angeles-area supermarket chain, part of The Kroger Co., is providing the glucose tests at its 80 in-store pharmacies through Nov. 20. Ralphs pharmacists conduct the tests with a quick fingerstick. Tests

Pursuant Health kiosks to offer ADA Diabetes Risk Test

Pursuant Health kiosks to offer ADA Diabetes Risk Test

ATLANTA — Next month, Pursuant Health’s national, in-store health kiosk network will begin connecting consumers to the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Risk Test. Pursuant Health said the ADA’s test, which helps build public awareness of the risks for type 2 diabetes, will be available through its more than 3,600 health kiosks in retail pharmacy locations,

CVS teams up with ADA to combat diabetes

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has teamed up with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in an exclusive partnership that is intended to raise awareness and funding to fight the condition, which afflicts more than 22 million Americans. “We are committed to making it easier for our customers living with diabetes to find the right products

CVS Pharmacy sharpens focus on diabetes care

CVS Pharmacy sharpens focus on diabetes care

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy will serve as the exclusive drug store for “Partner in Healthy Living,” a new diabetes care initiative of CVS Health and the American Diabetes Association. CVS said Tuesday that through the effort both organizations aim to raise awareness and funding for Stop Diabetes, the American Diabetes Association’s campaign to help

Retailers recognized by UnitedHealthcare for Rx adherence

Retailers recognized by UnitedHealthcare for Rx adherence

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Kroger Co., Target Corp., Giant Eagle, Meijer and Wegmans Food Markets Inc. were winners in UnitedHealthcare’s 2015 Targeted Intervention Program (TIP) Challenge, aimed at improving medication adherence. UnitedHealthcare said Monday that Kroger and Target won in the large retail pharmacy chain category (900 or more locations), Giant Eagle and Meijer were the

Higi in campaign to promote diabetes awareness

Higi in campaign to promote diabetes awareness

CHICAGO — Health station maker higi has partnered with the American Diabetes Association for “Eat Well, America!”, a consumer education campaign on how to include diabetes-fighting foods and beverages into daily life. During November, consumers will be able to participate in an American Diabetes Month-focused health challenge via a higi health station at 40 grocery