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American Diabetes Association Receives Gold Web Health Award

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 -- The American Diabetes Association, the nation's leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, has been awarded a 2013 Gold Web Health Award for its MyFoodAdvisor®: Recipes for Healthy Living microsite.

The Health Information Resource Center(SM) announced the winners of its 15th annual Web Health Awards(SM) this past week. The competition, which is held biannually, featured 47 entry categories, including blog, e-newsletter, mobile application, mobile website, social media, video and website. A panel of 23 experts in digital health media served as judges and selected gold, silver, bronze and merit winners from more than 300 entries.

The American Diabetes Association's Recipes for Healthy Living website is a free resource that provides a variety of healthy recipes and meal planning ideas for people with diabetes, at risk for diabetes and anyone who is trying to eat healthier. Recipes for Healthy Living is updated monthly with new recipes, meal plans and tips for healthy cooking. To learn more, visit diabetes.org/recipes.

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes® and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.

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