Tag Archives: American Diabetes Association

NY Times Story on Diabetes – Featuring Dr. Ron Loeppke

“Diabetes is the noninfectious epidemic of our time,” said Dr. Ronald Loeppke, vice chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine, a company that offers wellness and prevention programs to employers and individuals. That’s the background for a story today in the NY Times (Protecting … Continue reading

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Team Prevention Completes the StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes

It was a cold day in Jacksonville with temperatures near forty degrees, but a brave and hearty group of employees,  friends and family from U.S. Preventive Medicine, including our founder and chairman, Chris Fey came out to the Jacksonville Zoo … Continue reading

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StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes – less than 1 Week to go

November is American Diabetes Month and I am now close to raising $1,000, which was my first goal for the StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes on November 6, so I raised my goal to $1,500. With less than a week … Continue reading

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CDC estimates 1 in 3 Americans will have Type 2 Diabetes by 2050

Well here’s some alarming news just released by the CDC, they estimate that by 2050 1 in 3 Americans will have Type 2 Diabetes. That’s an amazing increase from our already ridiculous 1 in 10 today. We can make a … Continue reading

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StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes Fundraiser

If you haven’t noticed the link to the right below Social Good, by all means go ahead and click on it.  On November 6th, I will be participating in the the  ADA StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes.  Not only will … Continue reading

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