Texas Diabetes, Fall 2004 Page: 2
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A recent antitrust financial settle-
ment will provide $585,000 to a
Texas Department of State Health
Services health promotion program
The money represents Texas'share
of a national settlement and will help
fund training and educational mate-
rials for schools that have chosen the
Coordinated Approach to Child
Health program (CATCH). CATCH
coordinates health and physical
education, school food services, and
parental involvement to increase
physical activity and improve nutri-
tion. More than 1,000 Texas schools
have adopted CATCH, benefiting
nearly 450,000 students.
Salton Inc., a Lake Forest, Illinois,
distributor of small appliances,
including George Foreman Grills,
will pay plaintiff states a total of
$8 million. The suit alleged that
Salton pressured several chain
stores to enter into illegal pricing
agreements that violated both state
Free videos and DVDs help patients understand
the basics of diabetes self-management
New, free videotapes and DVDs from the Texas Diabetes Council help patients avoid that
overwhelmed feeling that can come with a new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. A survey done with
family doctors indicated they wanted help to extend the limited time they have to answer questions
The videos and DVDs-available in English, Spanish,
Vietnamese, and Mandarin-stress a four-step plan for
delaying or avoiding heart disease, amputations, kidney
disease, and other complications of diabetes:
Have regular check-ups,
Control your sugar,
Eat healthy foods in healthy portions, and
Increase your physical activity level.
They also suggest low- or no-cost exercise options and
explain what diabetes is in understandable terms.
"Controlling Diabetes One Day at a Time can be
ordered online or in writing using DSHS Form No.
AG-30. Visit http://tigerlily.tdh.state.tx.us/mamd/
litcat/default.asp for instructions. Written requests
should contain the following information:
Organization, affiliation, or professional status, if
Catalog number(s) and title(s) of items requested;
Quantity (a maximum of 5 videos and/or DVDs
per order); and
Requests should be mailed to Texas Department of
State Health Services Warehouse, Attention:
Warehouse Manager, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX
78756-3199, or faxed to 512-458-7413. To complete
the form or order online, refer to "Controlling Diabetes
One Day at a Time" and the following catalog numbers
English Video BCD VIDE
Spanish Video BCD VIDS
Vietnamese Video BCD VIDV
Vietnamese DVD 10-21DVDV
Mandarin Video BCD VIDM
Mandarin DVD 10-21DVDM
For more information, phone 512-458-7490.
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