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November 4, 2011

Marsh Supermarkets is offering a new program for patients with diabetes, according to the Indianapolis-based chain's website.

INDIANAPOLIS — Marsh Supermarkets is offering a new program for patients with diabetes, according to the Indianapolis-based chain's website.

Under Marsh's Diabetes Care program, patients who bring a new prescription to a Marsh supermarket pharmacy or transfer an existing one will receive up to a 30-day supply of qualifying generic diabetes medications for free, as well as free universal lancets.

The medications include glipizide, metformin, glimepiride and glyburide. The program is available through the end of May 2012.

April 25, 2011

You can’t be all things to all people, but you can be all things to one person. That’s the opportunity Giant Eagle is grabbing with the number of ways the Pittsburgh food-and-pharmacy retailer interacts with patients. 


“Our goal is to help those within our communities live healthier, longer lives,” Dan Donovan, Giant Eagle spokesman, told Drug Store News. “We look to do this in a number of ways … [through] initiatives, such as our health and beauty care business, in-store retail health clinics and our group of skilled dietitians.”


October 31, 2010

Supermarket chain Stater Bros. will mark National Diabetes Awareness Month by offering free diabetes drugs...

September 23, 2010

An investigational diabetes drug works as well as a generic already on the market, according...

STOCKHOLM An investigational diabetes drug works as well as a generic already on the market, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Friday by AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

 

May 20, 2010

More and more, the local food-drug supermarket-pharmacy combo is on the front line of the...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT More and more, the local food-drug supermarket-pharmacy combo is on the front line of the nation’s epic battle against the roaring diabetes epidemic. And given the natural alliance between pharmacy-based health-and-wellness programs on the one hand, and a well-conceived, nutritionally sound program in the food aisles for diabetics and other customers with special health concerns on the other, it’s a fitting place to wage such a fight.

May 16, 2010

Northeastern supermarket chain Price Chopper has launched a diabetes management program designed to increase patients’...