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Andrew P. Mandell - MR. DIABETES® Offers Diabetes Prevention Lessons to Kuwait and U.S.
Posted: Tuesday, November 01, 2011
U.S. Department of State Program for Diabetes Awareness in Kuwait Highlights Prevention Opportunities at Home and Abroad.

Diabetes Set To Soar As Kuwait Follows In US's Footsteps
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011
"Diabetes has become an epidemic." This was the stark message delivered by American diabetes expert Andrew Mandell, also known as 'Mr. Diabetes®,' yesterday. Speaking at a press conference held at the American Embassy on the risks of diabetes and the various preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the incidence of the disease, Mandell, who has walked 10,030.3 miles along the borders of the US to raise awareness of diabetes, said that Kuwait is a "snapshot" of where the US stood in relation to the condition 40 or 50 years ago, and is mirroring similar patterns to those seen in the States.

Defeating Diabetes Requires Awareness, Right Choices
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011
Defeating diabetes requires self-awareness and making the right choices, which are elements essential for Kuwait to combat the disease, said Executive Director for the Defeat Diabetes Foundation (DDF) Andrew Mandell on Wednesday.

Speaking at a roundtable press meeting at the US Embassy, Mandell, also known as "Mr. Diabetes", told KUNA that building diabetes prevention habits were integral for such situations, affirming that such steps would "impact the disease" which is becoming an epidemic in Kuwait.

Eat and Exercise To Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011
If the penetration level of diabetes in Kuwait is 25% today, I can assure you that is temporary because the figure goes up all the time. So the advice I can give to Kuwaitis, and all other nationalities around the world, is to see a doctor, eat right and exercise because the figure for Kuwait only forms part of the 366 million world total for the disease, said Andrew Mandell (Mr. Diabetes®) as he spoke at a lecture on Diabetes Awareness and Education titled “Diabetes: Defeating it at an Early Age” at the AWARE Center Tuesday.

Andrew P. Mandell - Mr. Diabetes® to Sit On ProtoKinetix Advisory Board
Posted: Friday, January 15, 2010
Andrew P. Mandell - Mr. Diabetes®, Executive Director of Defeat Diabetes Foundation and diabetes advocate announced today that he will be sitting on the ProtoKinetix (PKTX) Advisory Board. ProtoKinetix, Inc. is a biotechnology company that has developed and patented a family of synthetic anti-aging glycoproteins (AAGP™) for medicine and the biotechnology and cosmetic industries.

Scientific Peer Review of Research Applications for the Department of Defense - Andrew P. Mandell
Posted: Thursday, August 06, 2009
Diabetes advocate, Andrew P. Mandell, MR. DIABETES® and Executive Director of Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Inc., recently participated in the evaluation of research proposals submitted to the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Samurai Karate Studio Announces Participation in Martial Arts Defeat Diabetes® Community Action Project™ (MADDCAP™)
Posted: Monday, June 08, 2009
Samurai Karate Studio is pleased to announce their participation in a new martial art's program, called MADDCAP, or Martial Arts Defeat Diabetes Community Action Project. According to Sensei Chris Feldt, owner and chief instructor for SKS, this new program will be part of the curriculum that SKS teaches that will include information about the disease, the risk factors, warning signs, complications and ways to prevent the disease through attention to nutrition and exercise.

Mr. Diabetes® Completes 10,000+ Mile Walk of U.S. Perimeter
Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2008
Still Plenty of Work to Do: For the past eight years Andy Mandell - Mr. Diabetes®, Executive Director of Defeat Diabetes Foundation, has been a man with one mission: to walk the 10,000 mile perimeter of the United States raising awareness about the dangers of diabetes, a disease that nearly took his life. On December 21, 2008, at approximately 2:00 pm EST, he will walk the final steps in Madeira Beach, FL where it began December 1, 2000.

Floridian Circles the U.S. to Raise Awareness for Diabetes Research
Posted: Thursday, May 22, 2008
His large athletic shoes churned down North Dixie Freeway this past week. Mile after mile of American roadway has slipped away under the long-distance tread of Andy Mandell, a man on a mission. “When people see me walking, I want them to think, ‘there goes Mr. Diabetes,’” said Mr. Mandell.

Erectile Dysfunction Warns of Worse Problems
Posted: Monday, May 19, 2008
In diabetics, impotence may double cardiac risks, new studies say.

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