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Novo Nordisk Publishes Integrated 2018 Annual Report

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Novo Nordisk has published its integrated 2018 Annual Report detailing the company’s year-end performance. The report highlights the company’s progression towards long-term targets taking an integrated approach that accounts for financial, social and environmental performance. This is the company’s 15th integrated report.

Go Get the (Immune Cell) Regulators!

Teaser: Shugo Sasaki, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of British Columbia, wants to make beta cell replacement therapies that are “immune” to attack.
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The shortage of donor beta cells and the need for strong immunosuppressive drugs to prevent immune attack make beta cell replacement available only to people with severe life-threatening unawareness of their low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia. At JDRF, we are taking a new route to beta cell replacement technologies, with the aim to develop an unlimited source of insulin-producing cells without drugs that limit your immune system’s role in fighting off infection.

Where Life-Changing Technology Meets Sustainability

Sustainability isn't just a buzzword — it's an integral part of everything we do.
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At Abbott, our goal is not just to help people live their best lives through life-changing technology – it's also to make this important work sustainable for the future.

Making Insulin-Producing Cells Unrecognizable

A goal of Elad Sintov, Ph.D., of Harvard University, is to find a way to transplant beta cells without the use of immunosuppressive treatments.
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By Alexandra Mulvey

National Nutrition Month Highlight: Aramark and American Heart Association Helping Children and Families Lead Healthier Lives

Kim Wright, Senior Manager of Healthy Living for the American Heart Association Discusses Progress of Healthy for Life 20 By 20 Community Engagement
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March is National Nutrition Month and throughout the month, Aramark and the American Heart Association are presenting a series of videos highlighting the work of their breakthrough health impact initiative, Healthy for Life 20 By 20. Experts from Aramark and the American Heart Association, as well as community members, will talk about the multi-year collaboration, and how we are working together to help millions lead healthier lives.

INFOGRAPHIC | Merck Foundation Launches Bridging the Gap in Diabetes Care

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The Merck Foundation has launched Bridging the Gap, a five-year initiative to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.

Merck Foundation Launches Five-Year Initiative to Improve Diabetes Care for Vulnerable and Underserved U.S. Communities

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KENILWORTH, N.J., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) has launched a five-year initiative: Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care (Bridging the Gap) to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States. 

Solving the Solvable in Global Health, Agriculture, and Youth Employability

Takeaways from the PYXERA Global Engagement Forum: Live
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global and partners convened more than 200 leaders and innovators at the Global Engagement Forum: Live in Washington, D.C on April 4 and 5. The two-day Forum dove into global challenges outlined by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically with regards to hunger (reducing post-harvest loss), global health, and youth employability.

Albertsons Companies Announces Expanded Supermarket Tours for Diabetic Patients

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BOISE, ID, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – According to the CDC, an estimated 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and about 79 million are pre-diabetic. To address the increasing needs of these customers directly, Albertsons Companies has expanded its Eating Healthy with Diabetes food tours to help more people proactively manage their health.

Pfizer Foundation Grantee Clinicas del Azúcar Approaches Diabetes Care in Mexico “From a Different Perspective”

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Miguel Garza is the Chief Financial Officer and Director of New Business Development for Clínicas del Azúcar. Based in Monterrey, Mexico, the organization’s mission is to provide high-quality low-cost care to prevent and treat diabetes. Clínicas del Azúcar’s leaders use their background in business to apply entrepreneurial skills to improve the health of people who would otherwise not have access to specialized care.

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