Shoppers Food & Pharmacy is partnering with the American Diabetes Association to bolster efforts to battle diabetes in the areas it serves by joining the organization's "Stop Diabetes" campaign, a program that supports community outreach and educational programs aimed at raising awareness of the disease.
The demand for more affordable strips has resulted in what some are calling a "gray" market for reselling strips that has caused a public health concern among doctors and the American Diabetes Association.
Leslie Gray, star athlete and honor roll student at Meade High School, will graduate Tuesday, June 10. She completed all requirements in the International Baccalaureate program and will receive her IB diploma in addition to her high school diploma. Avid cyclist Bill Berned will enjoy the scenic sites of New England, July 12-18, on his 550 mile trek for the New England 550 Tour de Cure to help raise money for the American Diabetes Association.
Anne Arundel Special Olympics, a nonprofit sports program, seeks volunteers ages 16 and over. Volunteer orientation will be held March 19. Russett resident Bill Berned will cycle solo in July in the New England Tour de Cure to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes, died Tuesday from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Lutherville home. He was 53.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Dr. Richard R. Rubin, a Johns Hopkins psychologist who counseled children and adults to cope with the emotional component of diabetes, died of prostate cancer complications March 25 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Monkton resident was 69.
Starting at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on May 20, Doug Masiuk finished his cross-country journey last Sunday when he dipped his tired and blistered feet into the Atlantic Ocean off Brooklyn's Coney Island. There was no significance to the finishing point except its accessibility.