American Diabetes Association adds new members to Research Foundation Board
ALEXANDRIA, Va. The American Diabetes Association has named four new members to its Research Foundation Board of Directors.
“It’s impossible to go very far in anyone’s sphere of family and friends without finding someone who is affected by diabetes,” stated Douglas Cole, SVP of Sales for Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, one of the newly elected members. “I’ve been fortunate that my work has made me more aware of diabetes.”
Other newly elected members include Daniel Johnson, president of General Dynamics Information Technology; Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo; and Peter Kompaniez, co-founder of Apartment Investment and Management Co., also known as Aimco.
Supervalu recalls private-label peanut products
MINNEAPOLIS Amid the ongoing recalls of peanut products across the country, a large supermarket operator announced Saturday that it had taken several private-label products off its shelves.
Supervalu said it was recalling trail mix and fruit and nut trail mix products sold under the private labels of Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, ACME and Shaw’s stores.
The move follows recalls of hundreds of products by Peanut Corporation of America, including all products produced at its Plainview, Texas, processing plant.
MinuteClinic joins Health Net Federal Services/TRICARE North
MINNEAPOLIS MinuteClinic, which is owned by CVS Caremark, has become a participating provider in Health Net Federal Services/TRICARE North network for military families.
“We believe MinuteClinic can help to increase access to care and provide cost-savings for families when it’s needed most,” stated Chip Phillips, MinuteClinic president. “We look forward to working with Health Net Federal Services to extend care to TRICARE North beneficiaries through our convenient locations, which include many healthcare centers near military bases and government installations.”
TRICARE is the uninformed services healthcare program for active duty service members and their families, retired service members and their families, members of the National Guard and Reserve and their families, survivors, and others who are eligible.
Nearly 1.5 million TRICARE healthcare beneficiaries now have in-network access to MinuteClinic locations in 13 states: Connecticut; Indiana; Massachusetts; Maryland; Michigan; St. Louis, Mo.-area; North Carolina; New Jersey; New York; Ohio; Pennsylvania; and Virginia.