Former Miss America becomes diabetes ambassador for AmMed Direct

NASHVILLE, Tenn. A former beauty queen has joined forces with a supplier of diabetes test supplies to educate the public on a service created to help make life easier for people with diabetes.

Former Miss America Nicole Johnson has joined with AmMed Direct to help educate the public about the Better Care Program, which provides free personal consultations with on-staff certified diabetes educators who are also register nurses and registered dietitians. Licensed pharmacists are also available to answer questions.

“Living with diabetes is complex and challenging; people need expert help they can trust,” Johnson said. “The Better Care Program offers excellent personal support and education to give people with diabetes a sense of confidence in the choices they make each day. Valuable diabetes help is also available online at”

Supplementing its personal diabetes nutrition advice, the Better Care Program delivers free diabetes cookbooks, meal planning guides, health tips and other educational materials. This is in addition to home delivery of diabetes test supplies with free shipping, free insurance claim filing and free coordination with doctors.

The Better Care Program from AmMed Direct already has helped over 2 million people with diabetes.

“We’re delighted to have Nicole Johnson on our team,” said AmMed Direct president Tom Milam. “She’s completely committed to helping people with diabetes, and so are we. Her cheerfulness and high level of energy make her the perfect role model. She shows us all how full and rich a life with diabetes can be.”

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