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Twitter Chat Announcement: “Non-Communicable Diseases: Co-Creating Solutions for Prevention and Treatment” with PSI, Intra Health International, and the Novartis Foundation Next Wed at 10, ET

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - What do cervical cancer, Type 2 diabetes, and hypertension have in common? They are three diseases that are largely preventable, easily screened for/diagnosed, and highly treatable with known therapies. Addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as these, is a problem we can solve if we work together.

The Global Engagement Forum: Live is Sold Out

Join Now on Twitter at #GEFlive
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Global Engagement Forum: Live has reached its full capacity.  Those still interested in participating in the three issues the Forum aims to address—post-harvest loss, the youth skills gap, and preventing and treating non-communicable diseases—can join in the Forum conversation on Twitter this April 4 – 5 on #GEFlive.

Twitter Chat | Preventing the Preventable, Treating the Treatable: Non-Communicable Diseases

Join GSK, PSI, the Public Health Institute, and IntraHealth International Wed, 3/29, 10 - 11 ET, #GEFLive
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WHEN: Wed, 3/29, 10 – 11 AM, ET

WHERE: Twitter, #GEFlive

Tweet Me: I will join the #GEFlive Twitter chat on #NCDs w/ @PSIimpact @GSK @IntraHealth & @PHIdotorg http://bit.ly/2mCmrvo 3/29, 10 AM ET

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WHEN: Wed, 3/29, 10 – 11 AM, ET

WHERE: Twitter, #GEFlive

Tweet Me: I will join the #GEFlive Twitter chat on #NCDs w/ @PSIimpact @GSK @IntraHealth & @PHIdotorg http://bit.ly/2mCmrvo 3/29, 10 AM ET

Health in the Workplace

Blog

Dr. John Armstrong

Florida State Surgeon General

As we survey the health landscape, the top challenge we face in Florida is the challenge of weight. Only 36 percent of Floridians are at healthy weight; one quarter are obese and the rest are overweight. Over the next 20 years in Florida, obesity is expected to contribute to millions of cases of preventable chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, costing an estimated $34 billion.

Mentoring Young Minds

Article

When Pocono Mountain High School student Dan Serfass set out to conduct a microbiology research study for his class assignment, he didn’t know he would have the opportunity to work alongside a biomedical sciences expert to complete the task.

“Race, Risk and Behaviors: A Type 2 Diabetes Update”

Press Release

Philadelphia, April 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Clinical Therapeutics features a special report in its April issue focusing primarily on the behavioral issues associated with patients’ self-management of type 2 diabetes. “Diabetes, perhaps more so than any other chronic disease, requires people to significantly modify their behaviors—sometimes in ways that are contrary to their cultural norms and backgrounds—even when they don’t ‘feel’ sick or experience symptoms of the disease,” said John G.

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