Mr. Diabetes® Wake Up and Walk® Tour Media Coverage

The media coverage during the Mr. Diabetes® Wake Up and Walk® Tour was extensive reaching markets large and small throughout the United States. In total nearly 186 million individuals received his message.

Syndicated Radio

  • Ludlow Porch Show – 7 southern states
  • Paul Harvey Show – 1200 Stations
  • The Health Show — w/Bob Barret and Nina Sax — 177 Stations
  • The Tony Trupiano Show – 80 markets
  • Hitchhiking off the Map – 8 markets
  • Paul Sladkus on Good News Broadcast
  • Frankie Boyer Show
  • Norman Marks – Health Radio Network
  • A Touch of Grey
  • Journey to Wellness

Magazines and Books

  • National Examiner
  • Grand Magazine (2x)
  • Bottom Line
  • Planet Wellington
  • ADA Compliance Guide – Thompson Publishing
  • Kidsville News
  • Diabetes Positive

Internet Magazines or Major Sites

  • Health.com
  • MSNBC.com

Coverage by State

Alabama

Radio

  • WZEW-FM – Fairhope, AL

Arizona

Newspapers

  • Range News – Willcox, AZ
  • Casa Grande Dispatch – Casa Grande, AZ
  • Bear Essentials – News for Kids – Statewide Publication
  • Imperial Valley Press – Imperial County, AZ

Television

  • KGUN-TV (ABC)– Tucson, AZ
  • Telemundo – Tucson, AZ
  • KSWT-TV – (CBS) Yuma, AZ
  • KYMA-TV (NBC)– Yuma, AZ

Radio

  • KXO-AM – El Centro, AZ

California

Newspapers

  • The Beach Reporter – Redondo Beach, CA
  • Sun Newspapers – Huntington Beach, CA
  • La Jolla Village News – La Jolla, CA
  • Flight Jacket – Miramar, CA
  • Orange County Register – Santa Ana, CA
  • The Coast News – San Diego, CA
  • Daily Pilot – Newport, CA
  • The Scout – Camp Pendleton, CA
  • The Light – Newport Beach, CA
  • Daily Breeze — Redondo Beach, CA (?)
  • Independent – Huntington Beach, CA
  • Santa Maria Times – Santa Maria, CA
  • Santa Maria Sun – Santa Maria, CA
  • Valley Voice – Goleta, CA
  • King City Rustler – King City, CA
  • The Tribune – San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Greenfield News – Greenfield, CA
  • Paso Robles Gazette – Paso Robles, CA
  • Santa Barbara News Press – Santa Barbara, CA
  • Ventura County Star – Ventura, CA
  • The Lompoc Record – Lompoc, CA
  • Gilroy Dispatch – Gilroy, CA
  • The Californian – Monterey, CA
  • San Mateo Daily Journal – San Mateo, CA
  • San Mateo County Times – San Mateo, CA
  • Mountain View Voice – Mountain View, CA
  • The Daily Triplicate – Crescent City, CA
  • The Independent – Redwood City Tribune – Redwood City, CA
  • Palo Alto Weekly – Palo Alto, CA
  • The Sun – Sunnyvale, CA
  • Marin Independent Journal – Marin, CA
  • Ukiah Daily Journal – Ukiah, CA
  • The Willits News – Willits, CA
  • North Coast Journal – Arcata, CA
  • The Humboldt Beacon – Fortuna, CA
  • Southern Humboldt Life and Times – Humboldt and Mendocino, CA
  • Times-Standard – Humboldt, CA
  • Windsor Times – Windsor, CA
  • The Gazette – Santa Rosa, CA
  • The Healdsburg Tribune – Healdsburg, CA
  • Pacific Tides Online – San Francisco, CA
  • Ukiah Daily Journal – Ukiah, CA

Television

  • KABC-TV (ABC)– Los Angeles, CA
  • KSBW-TV (NBC) – Monterey, CA
  • KION-TV (CBS) – Salinas, CA
  • KCBA-TV (FOX)– Salinas
  • KTVU-TV (FOX) – Oakland, CA
  • KNTV-TV – (NBC) San Jose, CA
  • KPIX-TV (CBS) “Evening Magazine” – San Francisco, CA
  • KVIQ-TV (CBS) – Eureka, CA
  • KIEM-TV (NBC) – Eureka, CA

Radio

  • KOST-FM – Los Angeles, CA
  • KSLX-FM – Los Angeles, CA
  • KRLA-AM – Los Angeles, CA (2x)
  • KFSG-FM – Los Angeles, CA
  • KIDD-AM – Monterey, CA
  • KWAV-FM – Monterey, CA
  • KPFA-FM – Berkeley, CA
  • KFRC-FM – San Francisco, CA
  • KMEL-FM – San Francisco, CA
  • K101-FM – San Francisco
  • KSRO-FM – Santa Rosa, CA
  • KHUM-FM – Humboldt, CA (10x)
  • KHSU-FM – Eureka, CA

Connecticut

Newspapers

  • Westport News – Westport, CT
  • Middletown Press — Middletown, CT
  • Greenwich Times — Greenwich, CT
  • Greenwich Post – Greenwich, CT
  • The Advocate — Stamford, CT
  • The Advocate — Norwalk, CT
  • New Haven Register — New Haven, CT

Radio

  • Jim Buchanan Show – WICC-AM – Bridgeport, CT (2x)

Florida

Newspapers

  • Shoreline Reporter – Madeira Beach, FL
  • Beach Waves – Tampa Bay, FL
  • Hernando Times – Hernando, FL
  • Hernando Today – Hernando, FL
  • Citrus County Chronicle – Crystal River, FL
  • Old Town News – Old Town, FL
  • Dixie County Advocate – Cross City, FL
  • Taco Times – Taylor, FL
  • Perry News Herald – Perry, FL
  • Floridian – Jackson, FL
  • Daily News – Northwestern, FL
  • Crusin’ Style Magazine – FL
  • Senior Connection –
  • Suncoast News – Tampa, FL
  • Daily Record – Jacksonville, FL
  • The St. Augustine Record – St Augustine, FL
  • Hometown News – Port St. Lucie, FL
  • Hometown News – Sebastian, FL
  • Hometown News – Cocoa Beach, FL
  • Hometown News – Titusville, FL
  • Hometown News – Palm Beach, FL
  • Sun Sentinel – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Press Journal – Indian River, FL
  • Barefoot Tattler – Barefoot Bay, FL
  • Florida Today – Melbourne, FL
  • The Daily Journal – New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • The Observer – New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • Miami Herald – Miami, FL

Television

  • Channel 69 — Perry, FL
  • WCTV-TV (CBS) – Tallahassee, FL
  • WTXL-TV (ABC) – Tallahassee, FL
  • WJHG-TV (NBC) – Panama City, FL
  • WMBB-TV (ABC) – Panama City, FL
  • WPBF-TV – West Palm Beach, FL
  • WBVN-TV – Miami, FL
  • NBC6 – Miami, FL

Radio

  • WTKX-FM – Pensacola, FL
  • WYCL-FM – Pensacola, FL
  • WJAQ-FM – Marianna, FL
  • WTOT-AM – Marianna, FL
  • WFLA-AM – Tampa, FL (Tedd Webb Show – 4x)
  • WZET-AM – DeFuniak Springs, FL
  • WGLF-FM – Tallahassee, FL
  • WYYX-FM – Bonifay, FL
  • WJAQ-FM – Marianna, FL

Georgia

Newspapers

  • Metro Spirit Newspaper – Augusta, GA
  • The McDuffie Progress
  • The McDuffie Mirror
  • Metro Spirit
  • Warrenton Clipper
  • Greensboro Herald Journal
  • Rockdale Citizen – Conyers, GA
  • Morgan County Citizen – Madison, GA
  • Newton Citizen – Covington, GA
  • Covington News – Covington, GA
  • Athens Banner Herald – Athens, GA
  • Union-Recorder — Milledgeville, GA (2x)
  • Monticello News – Monticello, GA
  • The Sandersonville Progress – Sandersville, GA
  • The Telegraph – Henry County, GA
  • Daily Herald – McDonough, GA
  • Statesboro Herald – Statesboro, GA
  • Jackson Progress Argus – Jackson, GA
  • The Baldwin Bulletin – Milledgeville, GA
  • The Eatonton Messanger – Caronton, GA
  • The Forest Blade – Swainsboro, GA
  • The Wrightville Headlight – Wrightsville, GA
  • The Sparta Ismaelite – Hancock County, GA
  • Bryan County News – Richmond Hill, GA
  • Coastal Courier – Liberty County, GA
  • The Darien News – Darien, GA

Radio

  • WTHO-FM & WTWA
  • WGAC-AM/580
  • WDUN-AM
  • WGFS-AM
  • WYTH-AM
  • WATB-AM
  • WGST-AM

Television

  • WJBF-TV (ABC) – Augusta, GA
  • WAGT-TV (NBC) – Augusta, GA
  • People TV (PA) – The City – Atlanta, GA

Idaho

Newspapers

  • Post Falls Express – Coeur D’Alene, ID
  • Spokesman Review – Coeur D’Alene, ID
  • Coeur D’Alene Express – Coeur D’Alene, ID

Illinois

Newspapers

  • Zion-Benton News – Zion, IL
  • Daily Herald – Arlington, IL

Television

WBBM-TV – Chicago, IL

Indiana

Newspapers

  • South Bend Tribune – South Bend, IN
  • Post-Tribune – Gary, IN
  • The Times – Portage, IN

Louisiana

Newspapers

  • The Advocate – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana Health Care Review — Health Focus Section – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Livingston Parish News – Denham Springs, LA
  • Daily Star – Hammond, LA

Television

  • WBRZ-TV – (ABC) Baton Rouge, LA
  • 4WNL-TV (CBS)– Baton Rouge, LA
  • KSLA-TV (NBC) – Shreveport, LA

Radio

  • WFPR-AM – Hammond, LA
  • KFNV-FM – Ferriday, LA (3x)
  • KJUN-FM – Hammond, LA 4x

Maine

Newspapers

  • Maine Sunday Telegram — Portland, ME
  • Reporter — Shapleigh, ME

Television

  • WGME-TV — Portland, ME

Maryland

Newspapers

  • Maryland Gazette – Anne Arundel County, MD
  • The Capital – Annapolis, MD
  • Prime Times – Elkton, MD

Massachusetts

Newspapers

  • Daily News — Newburyport, MA
  • Salem Citizen — Salem, MA
  • Jewish Journal – Boston North — Salem, MA
  • Boston Globe — Boston, MA
  • Beacon Hill Times — Boston, MA
  • Newton Tab — Newton, MA
  • Daily News Tribune — Waltham, MA
  • The Daily News – Newburyport, MA
  • The Eagle Tribune –
  • Gloucester Daily Times – Gloucester, MA
  • The Reporter — Waterboro, MA

Television

  • WGBH-TV — Boston, MA
  • NCTN-TV — Newton, MA

Radio

  • WZLX-FM — Boston, MA
  • WXKS-FM — Boston, MA
  • WODS-FM — Boston, MA

Michigan

Newspapers

  • Ypsilanti Courier – Ypsilanti, MI
  • Dearborn Press & Guide – Dearborn, MI
  • The Detroit Free Press — Detroit, MI
  • The Monroe Evening News — Monroe, MI
  • The Times-Herald and others in the Heritage Newspaper Group – Detroit, MI
  • Herald-Argus – Niles, MI
  • Commercial News – Three Rivers, MI
  • Cassopolis Vigilant – Cassopolis, MI
  • Niles Daily Star – Niles, MI
  • Canton Observer – Canton, MI
  • Plymouth Observer – Plymouth, MI
  • Edwardsburg Argus – Edwardsburg, MI
  • Citizen Patriot – Jackson, MI
  • Davison Index – Davison, MI

Television

  • WJBK-TV (Fox) – Detroit, MI
  • WZPX-TV (Fox) Battle Creek, MI
  • WWMT-TV (CBS) – Battle Creek, MI

Radio

  • The Dennis Meiers Show on WKNZ-AM
  • Warren Pierce on WJR – AM

Minnesota

Newspapers

  • Becker County Record
  • Pioneer Press – St. Paul, MN

Mississippi

Newspapers

  • Ocean Springs Record – Ocean Springs, MS
  • Bay Press – MS
  • The Mississippi Press – MS

Television

  • WLOX-TV (ABC) – Biloxi, MS

Radio

  • WMJY-FM – Biloxi, MS

Montana

Television

  • KECI-TV 13 – Missoula, MT
  • KPAX-TV 8 – Missoula, MT
  • KBZK-TV 7 – Bozeman, MT
  • KTVM-TV 42 – Bozeman, MT
  • KTVQ-TV 2 – Billings, MT
  • KXLF-TV 4 – Butte, MT
  • KWYB-TV 18 – Butte, MT
  • KTVM-TV 6 – Butte, MT

Newspapers

  • Clark Fork Chronicle – Clark County, MT
  • Livingston Enterprise – Livingston, MT
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle – Bozeman, MT
  • Silver State Post – Deer Lodge, MT
  • Missoulian – Missoula, MT
  • Ranger Review – Glendive, MT
  • Independent Press – Forsyth, MT
  • Miles City Star – Miles City, MT

Nevada

Television

  • Channel 13
  • Channel 3 (NBC)

Other Media

  • Vegasbuzzz.com

New Hampshire

Newspapers

  • Monadock Ledger — Peterborough, NH
  • The Keene Sentinel — Keene, NH
  • The Telegraph — Nashua, NH
  • Portsmouth Herald — Portsmouth, NH
  • Fosters Daily Democrat — Dover, NH
  • Rochester Times — Rochester, NH
  • The Hippo — Manchester, NH
  • Transcript — Peterborough, NH
  • Journal Tribune — Wells, NH

Radio

  • WSCA-FM — Portsmouth, NH
  • WKBK-AM — Keene, NH

Television

  • WMUR-TV — Manchester, NH

New Jersey

Newspapers

  • Star Ledger — Newark, NJ
  • Home News Tribune — Central NJ
  • The Times

Television

  • News 12 New Jersey — Edison, NJ

New Mexico

Newspapers

  • Las Cruces Sun News – Las Cruces, NM
  • Headlight – Deming, NM (2x)
  • First Savings Bank News – Deming, NM
  • Lordsburg Liberal – Lordsburg, NM
  • Herald – Hidalgo County, NM

Radio

  • KBTA-AM – Albuquerque, NM

New York

Newspapers

  • The Observer – Ripley, NY
  • Syracuse Post Standard — Syracuse, NY
  • Observer — Dunkirk/Fredonia, NY
  • Daily Sentinel — Rome, NY
  • Observer Dispatch — Utica, NY
  • The Oneida Daily Dispatch — Oneida, NY
  • Daily Messanger — Canandaigua, NY
  • Finger Lakes Times — Seneca, NY
  • Buffalo News — Buffalo, NY
  • The Citizen — Auburn, NY
  • Concordiensis — Troy, NY
  • The Recorder — Amsterdam, NY
  • The Evening Times — Little Falls, NY
  • The Record — Troy, NY
  • The Journal News – New Rochelle, NY

Television

  • WIVB-TV – Buffalo, NY
  • WLNO-TV (UPN) — Buffalo, NY
  • WKBW-TV (ABC) – Buffalo, NY (2x)
  • RNews – Rochester, NY
  • WHEC-TV – Rochester, NY
  • WTVH-TV — Syracuse, NY
  • WSTM-TV — Syracuse, NY
  • WTVX-TV — Utica, NY
  • WHMT-TV — Albany, NY
  • WRTN-FM — Hartsdale, NY

Radio

  • WFBL-AM – Syracuse, NY
  • WSYR-AM Syracuse, NY (2x)
  • WIBX-AM — Utica, NY
  • WODZ-FM — Utica, NY
  • WFTEN-AM/FM — Auburn, NY
  • WGY-AM — Albany, NY
  • WAMC-AM — Albany, NY
  • WVOX-FM — Hartsdale, NY
  • WFAS-FM — New York, NY

North Carolina

Newspapers

  • Rocky Mount Telegram, Rocky Mount, NC
  • Daily Herald – Roanoke Rapids, NC
  • Nashville Graphic — Nashville, NC
  • Commonwealth Progress – Halifax, NC
  • News Observer – Raleigh, NC
  • Herald Sun – Durham, NC
  • Times-News – Burlington NC
  • Spring Hope Enterprise – NC
  • Eastern Wake News – NC
  • Mebane Enterprise – NC

Television

  • WFMY-TV (CBS2) Greensboro, NC
  • WGHP-TV (FOX8) – Greensboro, NC
  • WNCN-TV (NBC 17) – Raleigh, NC
  • WRAL-TV (CBS 5) – Raleigh, NC
  • WTVD-TV – (ABC 11) – Raleigh, NC

Radio

  • WMGB-AM – w/John Magnolia
  • WPTF-AM – w/Jack Boston

North Dakota

Newspapers

  • Dickinson Press – Dickinson, ND
  • Jamestown Sun – Jamestown, ND
  • Times Record – Barnes County, ND
  • Forum – Fargo, ND

Ohio

Newspapers

  • Cleveland Plain Dealer – Cleveland, OH
  • Sandusky Register – Sandusky, OH
  • Morning Journal – Sandusky/Port Clinton, OH

Television

  • WJW-TV – Cleveland, OH
  • WOIO-TV – Cleveland, OH

Radio

  • WSPD-AM – Toledo, OH
  • WYSZ-FM – Toledo, OH
  • WDOK-FM – Cleveland, OH (2x)
  • WQAL-FM – Cleveland, OH

Other Media

  • Vim and Vigor – Publication of Huron Hospitals

Oregon

Newspapers

  • Illinois Valley News – Cave Junction, OR
  • Daily Courier – Grants Pass, OR
  • Azalea News – Brookings, OR
  • North County News – Sutherlin, OR
  • Statesman Journal – Salem, OR
  • Democrat Herald – Albany, OR

Television

  • KVAL-TV – (CBS) – Eugene, OR
  • KGW-TV – (NBC) – Portland, OR

Radio

  • KAJO-FM – Grants Pass, OR
  • KLDR-AM – Grants Pass, OR
  • KISN-FM – Portland, OR
  • KKRZ-FM – Portland, OR
  • KXL-AM – Portland, OR
  • KBOO-FM – Portland, OR

Pennsylvania

Newspapers

  • Erie Daily Times – Erie, PA
  • Erie Times-News – Erie, PA
  • The Record Argus – Mercer, PA
  • Tri-County News – Mercer, PA.
  • McKeesport Daily News — Murhall, PA
  • Valley Mirror — Murhall, PA
  • The North East News-Journal — Northeast, PA
  • West County News Journal — Girard, PA
  • Daily News — Munhall, PA

Television

  • WICU-TV – (NBC) Erie, PA 2x
  • WJET-TV – (ABC) Erie, PA 2x
  • WFXP-TV – (FOX) Erie, PA
  • WSEE-TV – (CBS) Erie, PA

Rhode Island

Newspapers

  • Daily Times — Kent County, RI
  • Senior Digest – Pawtuckett, RI
  • Pictorial Gazette – Pawtuckett, RI
  • The Westerly Times — Westerly, RI

South Carolina

Newspapers

  • The News and Reporter – Chester County, SC

Texas

Newspapers

  • The Hotline Press – Hempstead, TX
  • Giddings Times and News – Giddings, TX
  • Lexington Leader – Lexington, TX
  • The Manor Messenger – Manor, TX
  • Smithville Times – Smithville, TX
  • Herald-Zeitung – New Braunfels, TX
  • Kyle Eagle – Kyle County, TX
  • San Marcos Daily Record – San Marcos, TX
  • News Bulletin – Castroville, TX
  • The Uvalde Leader-News – Uvalde, TX
  • The Brackett News – Brackettville, TX
  • The Banner Press – Brenham, TX
  • Alpine Avalanche – Alpine, TX
  • Alpine Observer – Alpine, TX
  • Van Horn Advocate – Van Horn, TX
  • El Paso Times – El Paso, TX
  • Orange Leader – Deweyville, TX

Television

  • KFDM-TV (CBS)– Beaumont, TX
  • KBTV-TV (NBC)– Beaumont, TX
  • KJAC-TV (NBC) – Port Arthur, TX
  • KRIV-TV (FOX) – Houston, TX
  • KABB-TV (FOX) – San Antonio, TX
  • News 8 (IND News) – Austin, TX
  • KTBC-TV (FOX) – Austin, TX
  • KVIA-TV (ABC) – El Paso, TX
  • KTSM-TV (NBC) – El Paso, TX
  • KDBC-TV (CBS) – El Paso, TX
  • KINT-TV – (Univision) – El Paso, TX
  • KINT-TV (FOX) – El Paso, TX

Radio

  • KSTX-FM – San Antonio, TX
  • KTDR-FM – Del Rio, TX (4x)
  • KDFX-FM – El Paso, TX
  • KHRO-FM – El Paso, TX
  • KKRW-FM – Houston, TX
  • KPAS-FM – El Paso, TX
  • KSLL-FM – El Paso, TX
  • KSHN-FM — Liberty, TX
  • Alpine, TX – Ray Hendricks Show

Vermont

Newspapers

  • Bennington Banner — Bennington, VT
  • Brattleboro Reformer — Brattleboro, VT
  • Deerfield Valley News — Deerfield, VT

Radio

  • WKVT-AM — Brattleboro, VT

Virginia

Newspapers

  • Potomac News – Prince William County
  • The Caroline Progress – Caroline, VA
  • Alexandria Times – Alexandria, VA
  • Tidewater Review – King William, VA
  • Stafford County Sun – Stafford, VA
  • Foster’s Extra – Portsmouth, VA
  • Daily Press – Hampton, VA
  • Tidewater News – Franklin, VA
  • Suffolk News Herald – Suffolk, VA
  • Cavalier Daily – University of Virginia (Richmond)

Television

  • WHIG-TV (CH 17) Debra Long Show – Let’s Talk Nutrition
  • WNCR-TV (CH 41) America One Television Network

Washington

Newspapers

  • The Columbian – Clark County, WA
  • The Olympian – Olympia, WA
  • Columbia Basin Herald – Moses Lake, WA
  • The News Tribune – Tacoma, WA
  • The Chronicle – Centralia, WA
  • The Daily Record – Ellensburg, WA
  • Spokesman Review – Tacoma, WA
  • The Issaquah Press – Issaquah, WA
  • The Daily News – Longview, WA
  • Gazette Times – Corvallis, WA

Radio

  • KGY-AM/FM – Olympia, WA
  • KBSK-FM – Seattle, WA
  • KQBZ-FM – Seattle, WA
  • KFSG-FM – Seattle, WA

Television

  • KING-TV – Evening Magazine – Seattle, WA
  • KOMO-TV (ABC) – Seattle, WA
  • KREM-TV– (CBS) – Spokane, WA
  • KAYU-TV (FOX) – Spokane, WA

Wisconsin

Newspapers

  • Pioneer Journal – Wadena, WI
  • Winona Daily News – Winona, WI
  • Holmen Courier – Holmen, WI
  • Onalaska Community Life – Onalaska, WI
  • Kenosha News – Kenosha, WI
  • Times Press – Reedsburg, WI
  • Reedsburg Independent – Reedsburg, WI
  • Coulee News – West Salem, WI
  • Tomah Journal – Tomah, WI
  • The Messenger – Elroy, WI
  • West Sherburne Tribune – West Sherburne, WI