Education and community can be the keys to diabetes success. Here at dLife, we offer up a wealth of tools and information from our marketing partners to help you manage your diabetes. The following websites offer additional tools, resources, and support for your diabetes life. You are not alone!
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College Diabetes Network:
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization, whose mission is to empower and improve the lives of students living with diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources.
ContextMedia:Health owns and operates a suite of digital healthcare networks delivering condition-specific programming at point-of-care in all 50 states. We empower healthcare professionals to engage patients while curating content personalized for each member practice. As a mission-driven organization, we strive to deliver media as a service to educate and inspire audiences utilizing the latest digital media technologies.
DiabetesSisters is a 501(c)3 national nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women with and at risk of diabetes; and to advocate on their behalf. The mission is achieved through a variety of online and in-person peer support and diabetes education programs.
Divabetic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to empower women to manage their diabetes self-care with confidence, inspiration and knowledge. Our national network of health professionals and diabetes educators provide expert advice on food, fitness and self-care management to encourage early action and prevention of diabetes health- related complications. Our mantra "Denial's Not My Style," encourages every woman, man and child to live healthy and to be bold, outspoken, educated and stylish like a true diva. Visit: www.divabetic.org
Fit4D is an innovative solution for treatment adherence that combines patient-specific electronic intelligence with a personal diabetes educator (CDE) coach. For pharmaceutical companies, that means better persistency. For payers, that means lower A1Cs and better Star ratings. For hospitals, that means fewer readmissions. For employers, that means healthier employees and less absenteeism.
Our mission at Fitscript is to help people affected by Diabetes reach their fitness goals. At Fitscript, you will find the tools and information needed for managing the variables that cause changes to glucose levels during exercise, and find prescription exercise routines for specific Diabetes conditions and scenarios.
Florida Hospital is one of the country's largest not-for-profit health care providers with 22 campuses serving communities throughout Florida. Being a not for profit hospital means we are here for something much more important: you. For more than 100 years, we have been profoundly committed to those who seek our care. We've become known the world over for the expert, compassionate, individualized attention given to the millions who have already passed through our doors, and the million plus patients who visit us each year.
Guideposts is a nonprofit organization that reaches millions of people through products and services that inspire and uplift. Guideposts Magazine was founded by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in 1945 and today is among the top 30 largest monthly magazines in the United States with a circulation of 1.75 million. Guideposts is written by people from all walks of life and helps our audience reach their maximum potential.
Health Mart is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKesson Pharmaceuticals with a network of more than 3,100+ independently owned and operated pharmacies. Health Mart pharmacies are independently owned by people who live in the community who offer better service at the same co-pay and honor most prescription plans, including Medicare. Every Health Mart is a little different, because every local pharmacy is focused on serving the unique needs of its own community. One thing all Health Marts have in common is exceptional quality of care and outstanding customer service at every location from coast to coast — whether you're visiting one of our hometown drugstores in Homer, Alaska, or Kennebunk, Maine. If you are looking for personal attention from a healthcare professional you can trust, Health Mart is the drugstore for you!
Myabetic creates innovative, appealing, and functional accessories for men, women and children living with diabetes. Our products are designed to reflect your individual style. Myabetic's accessories are made specifically to transport daily supplies and encourage people with diabetes to personalize their health management.
What truly differentiates Reel Health Network programming from that of other Digital Screen Networks is the location-specific content that we produce for our hosts. Personalized messages from doctors and staff that explain new services, procedures, office policies and personnel. Professionally-produced and edited versions of doctor presentations, lectures and seminars. Highly-focused messages from relevant sponsors. And an avenue for hosts to promote their chartible events and community-related activities.
At Rite Aid, you get a better pharmacy experience. Our knowledgeable pharmacists and skilled associates will provide you with the very best individual attention anywhere. PLUS, you'll get conveniences that make achieving your wellness goals easier, like: Certified Immunizing Pharmacists, Online Prescription Management, Automated Courtesy Refills, Rx Reminder Services, and more. Better service. Better conveniences. Better wellness is at Rite Aid.
Sharecare is an interactive, social question-and-answer community designed to greatly simplify the search for quality healthcare information and help consumers live their healthiest life. Sharecare enlists the nation's leading health experts, care providers, organizations, and brands to join the health and wellness conversation, and empowers users to take action on what they've learned.
SLAMDiabetes melds the best of sports, entertainment, and education to increase public awareness of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) and to support people living with this lethal disease. Founded in 2011 by Jeff and Natalie Kolok, SLAMDiabetes develops and organizes various games such as its growing series of WiffleBall tournaments to raise public awareness of T1D beyond the traditional circles of the diabetes community, while supporting local and regional T1D organizations providing assistance to families affected by T1D. For more information on SLAMDiabetes and the 2013 schedule of Wiffle Ball tournaments and Game SLAMS, visit www.slamdiabetes.com.
Smart LifeStyle TV
Smart LifeStyle TV is a health and lifestyle television channel dedicated to enriching people with smart lifestyle choices that lead to wellness of mind, body and spirit, and ultimately healthier and happier people! Targeted at everyday people and not just clinicians, Smart LifeStyle TV's programming is informative and yet easily understandable, covering topics such as healthy cooking, dietetics and nutrition, exercise, mental and emotional health, family and marriage, and raising healthy children and teenagers. As a 24/7 free-to-air network delivered across North America by satellite, Smart LifeStyle TV is currently used in city channels, hospital patient rooms, clinic waiting rooms, off-air broadcast, cable systems and IPTV.
Taking Control of Your Diabetes
TCOYD is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to educating and motivating people with diabetes and their loved ones to take a more active role in their own health and to provide continuing diabetes education to medical professionals to better care for their patients.
The Wellness Network (Patient Channel)
The Wellness Network owns and operates The Newborn Channel and The Patient Channel, together the largest and most comprehensive in-hospital health tv network in the US. Both Channels offer original, award-winning and professionally endorsed educational content to health-conscious consumers when and where they need it most. Delivered directly to the patient room, the Channels provide unparalleled access in a highly-trusted, believable environment that drives engagement and action. Visit the Wellness Network at: www.thewellnessnetwork.tv
Wovenmedia's cloud based Video Service allows businesses to create and manage their own video channels that can be published to any Internet connected screen. The service combines a suite of easy to use web tools with access to our pool of rights-cleared content. Wovenmedia's unique advantage is in enabling businesses to control every aspect of their custom video experience. Companies can choose to combine their own content with pooled content and social media streams, and in a single step publish multiple channels to in-location private network screens, websites and mobile devices.
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