June 20, 2011

CVS/pharmacy spent the last couple of months sponsoring nearly 300 free screening and consultation events in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia targeting African-American communities. 


Part of the chain’s To Your Health program, the events were an extension of the A Su Salud events targeting Hispanic customers in Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston and Miami. To Your Health started in Atlanta on April 17, moving on to Washington, D.C., on June 12 and Philadelphia on June 19.


May 4, 2011

With the number of Americans with diabetes set to rise to 50 million by 2025, educating people is one of the most important steps for heading off the epidemic.

March 25, 2011

A drug for Type 2 diabetes made by Takeda Pharmaceutical taken in the morning prevented the disease from developing in nearly three-quarters of patients who were at risk, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

March 22, 2011

The annual "wake-up call" that asks the American public to find out if they are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes was held Tuesday.

March 4, 2011

Alarming statistics are as common in the healthcare world as healthcare workers themselves, but some of the latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are particularly dramatic: Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, the agency said in late January, and an estimated 79 million U.S. adults — representing more than one-third of all adults in the country — have prediabetes.

February 23, 2011

A convenient blood-glucose test commonly used to diagnose diabetes and prediabetes may not be the best way to diagnose children, according to a new study.

February 1, 2011

Hollywood, Fla. — The chain that wants to be the top retail destination for wellness has added another plank to its accessible care platform.


Walgreens has allied with the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to launch a new partnership aimed at helping an estimated 200,000-plus Broward County, Fla., residents affected by diabetes. The new initiative, called Diabetes Research Institute Live Well Broward County, is a joint effort of the DRIF, Walgreens, LifeScan and South Florida physicians.


January 26, 2011

The American Diabetes Association on Tuesday released its year-in-review for 2010 regarding progress being made in the diabetes field.

January 26, 2011

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday.

January 12, 2011

A program developed by the National Community Pharmacists Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators seeks to educate pharmacists on how to help teach patients to better manage their diabetes.

December 15, 2010

A recent scientific study showed that incorporating almonds into a person’s diet can help treat and possibly prevent Type 2 diabetes, as well as cardiovascular disease, the Almond Board of California announced Wednesday.

November 24, 2010

The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes and the related costs of the disease could reach catastrophic proportions, according to new research by the UnitedHealth Group.

October 12, 2010

Metabolic screenings may be beneficial to women prior to conceiving a child, as cardiometabolic risk...

September 30, 2010

Drug maker Novo Nordisk joined a national partnership that provides access to community- and evidence-based...

September 1, 2010

A water-soluble extract of cinnamon, which contains antioxidative compounds, could help reduce risk factors associated...

August 26, 2010

Those with Type 2 diabetes may be at greater risk of developing the brain plaques...

August 9, 2010

Dietary habits among African-Americans are relatively the same, regardless of being diagnosed with Type 2...

August 5, 2010

A group that promotes education and awareness around diabetes is calling on the government and...

July 11, 2010

An enzyme produced by the body may make it easier to detect diabetes, according to...

June 6, 2010

An innovative approach to controlling both the human and financial toll of diabetes is taking...

May 18, 2010

A fruit-flavored water brand is pledging to curb diabetes in the United States with a...

March 22, 2010

Hooper Holmes announced a new, interactive health-screening platform that can efficiently identify people with undiagnosed...

January 3, 2010

The American Diabetes Association's new clinical practice recommendations being published as a supplement to the...

July 23, 2009

Prevention — thankfully — has become a buzz word in all the talk about health...