Diabetes expert to present the results from study showing the benefits of nutritional supplement Glucerna(R)(1)



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    Source:   Abbott
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    Subject:  Media alert - Interview opportunity
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    TORONTO, March 19 /CNW Telbec/ - A 2006 clinical trial demonstrated that
a structured intervention program that includes the nutritional supplement
Glucerna significantly reduced key metabolic markers of diabetes in overweight
patients with type 2 diabetes compared to baseline.(2)
    Dr. Farhad Zangeneh, expert in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University
School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., USA, will be presenting the results of
the study to his peers on March 20 in Toronto.
    Dr. Zangeneh will be available for one-on-one interviews from 10 A.M. to
2 P.M. to discuss the results and details of the study.


    
    REMINDER:

    WHAT:        Interview opportunity

    WHO :        Dr. Farhad Zangeneh, expert in endocrinology, diabetes and
                 metabolism

    WHEN:        Tuesday March 20, 2007
                 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

    INFORMATION:

    Kendal Lo                         Daniella Cross
    NATIONAL Public Relations         NATIONAL Public Relations
    416-848-1701                      416-848-1704
    klo@national.ca                dcross@national.ca


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     (1)   When used as part of a structured intervention program.
     (2)   Sun J et al. Structured Intervention on the Management of
           Overweight Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Management in Shanghai
           China. 66th session ADA, abstr, 2006.
    





For further information:

For further information: Kendal Lo, NATIONAL Public Relations, (416)
848-1701, klo@national.ca; Daniella Cross, NATIONAL Public Relations, (416)
848-1704, dcross@national.ca

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