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Healogics & the ADA teams up to joint fight the prevalence of Diabetes in the U.S.



05/24/2015

The American Diabetes Associations becomes Healogics’ National Team Sponsor so that they can together combat the deadly menace posed by the rise of diabetes in the U.S.


It is a proud moment for patient care when Healogics, a leader in diabetes care, deciding to team up with another leader in diabetes management & care, American Diabetes Association (ADA) as its National Team Sponsor. On its part, Healogics will actively participate in quite a few nation-wide fundraisers, which will not only benefit ADA but also improve the quality of life for people afflicted with diabetes.

Included amongst the fund raising activities are Tour de Cure ® and Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. 

Healogics along with its chain of hospital partners, routinely treat chronic, non-healing wounds with advance care techniques and technologies by clinical staff trained in specialty training, in the United Kingdome and in 46 states in the US, including Puerto Rico. 

Many of its patients suffer from diabetic foot ulcers and from other chronic wounds. In the United States, there are nearly two million diabetic foot ulcers patients and if they are untreated or mal-diagnosed, it can lead to amputation. Now with support from ADA and with its fundraising goal of $200,000, Healogics can continue to help as many patients as possible with the best available means at its disposal.

“Healogics is excited to help thousands of diabetes patients by becoming a National Team sponsor for the American Diabetes Association. We will raise funds across the country to help prevent and manage diabetes, which in turn helps our diabetic patients,” said Healogics CEO Jeff Nelson.

Having served as a Red Strider sponsor for the last three years, Healogics continues to do as at local levels.

About Healogics
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Healogics is the United State’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Affiliated to companies to manage nearly 800 Wound Care Centers® in the nation, Healogics screened more than 234,000 patients in 2014 through a connected network of partner hospitals, patients and families, centers, and academic medical centers.
Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population.

About the American Diabetes Association
Leading the fight against diabetes and its deadly consequences is the American Diabetes Association. It fighting hard for all those who have been affected by the disease. It is also leading the fight to stop diabetes from happening in the first place so that people can lead happy lives and need not be affected by its deadly consequences.

The American Diabetes Association, funds research to prevent, manage and cure diabetes. Though its networks it delivers its services to hundreds of communities, by provides objective and credible information, it gives a voice to those who have been denied their rights because of this deadly disease. 

Founded in 1940 with a mission to not just cure but prevent and improve the lives of all people affected by this terrible disease. 

References:
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150520005966/en#.VV8JHtKqqko