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dLifeTV WINS 4 NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS
Outstanding in the Category of Patient Education Information
Westport, CT -- (September 28, 2006) dLife announced today that they have been honored with four National Health Information Awards for their dLifeTV series. In the class of Patient Education Information for Media Publishing, dLife was awarded the Gold – the highest honor in the category – for their groundbreaking special presentation entitled “The Story of Insulin.” dLife was also recognized with Bronze awards for the dLifeTV series, as well as the “Urban Education” episode. A third Bronze award was presented for the public service campaign, “Test! Don’t Guess.” The winners were selected from among the finest in consumer health information programs and materials produced nationwide in 2005.
dLife CEO and Creator Howard Steinberg commented: “To be recognized in our first year of production with four National Health Information Awards is quite an honor. People who live with diabetes every day rely on our show to provide this crucial information, and every award we receive is a symbol of our dedication to the diabetes community.”
This is the 13th year that the NHIA has run its annual awards program. “These awards set an industry standard of quality for consumer health materials, and this ‘seal of quality’ helps health professionals find the best consumer health information resources for their programs,” said Patricia Henze, Executive Director of the Health Information Resource Center.
About LifeMed Media and dLife - For Your Diabetes Life
About dLife and dLifeTV
dLife is the first and only multimedia platform for information, inspiration, and connection to help people with diabetes manage their challenging condition and live long and healthy lives. dLifeTV, the first weekly lifestyle talk show about diabetes, is produced by dLife and airs Sunday evenings on CNBC at 7:00PM ET, 6:00PM CT, and 4:00PM PT. dLifeRadio is heard around the country and on XM satellite radio. http://www.dLife.com is the largest independent website devoted to the diabetes lifestyle.