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Notice to Readers: Availability of Diabetes Postage Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will issue a diabetes stamp on March 16, 2001, in Boston, Massachusetts, at the Joslin Diabetes Center. The stamp will go on sale nationwide the same day. The Diabetes Awareness Commemorative Stamp ceremony will feature celebrities and officials from CDC, the U.S. Postal Service, the American Diabetes Association, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, and the National Institutes of Health.

This event will offer presentations on diabetes, opportunities for eye examinations for persons with diabetes, and information booths on diabetes care and prevention. The diabetes stamp encourages everyone to "Know More About Diabetes" and will help promote awareness about the need for early detection, quality preventive care, and continued research and education to help find a cure for this disease.

Additional information about the diabetes stamp is available from CDC's Diabetes Public Health Resource World-Wide Web site, http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes, or from the U.S. Postal Service, telephone (800) 782-6724 ([800] STAMP-24). Additional information about diabetes is available from CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, toll-free telephone, (877) 232-3422 ([877] CDC-DIAB).



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