Advocacy and professional groups join global diabetes care company at Nasdaq to bring awareness to diabetes and commemorate 100 years of serving people with diabetes
Embecta Corp. (“embecta”) (Nasdaq: EMBC), a global diabetes care company, announced it will ring the Nasdaq opening bell today, in recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month in November. The coming year is also a time to celebrate the company’s heritage in providing solutions to people living with diabetes, including 100 years since the development and launch of the first syringe dedicated to insulin delivery.
Advocacy and professional groups including the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES), Beyond Type 1, Beyond Type 2, Camp Nejeda, Children with Diabetes, Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA), the Diabetes Foundation, Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), The Diabetes Link, and The diaTribe Foundation are joining embecta at the Nasdaq MarketSite to ring the opening bell.
"It’s an honor to ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell today as we commemorate the beginning of Diabetes Awareness Month with our partners who are dedicated to the well-being of those living with diabetes," said Devdatt “Dev” Kurdikar, Chief Executive Officer of embecta. “embecta is grateful to work alongside people with diabetes, caregivers, healthcare providers, and advocacy organizations that are committed to improving access to education, creating community and helping people live a life unlimited by diabetes.”
Today, 1 in 10 adults around the world, an estimated 537 million people, live with diabetes and almost half don’t know they have it. embecta is committed to addressing this challenge through innovative solutions and partnerships and leveraging its wealth of talent and 100-year legacy in insulin delivery to empower people with diabetes to live their best life.
“The close-knit diabetes community grows even stronger and more united as we work together to deepen our understanding about diabetes and evolve the pathway to finding a cure,” said Deborah Dugan, Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Type 1 and Beyond Type 2. “We are all committed to changing what it means to live with diabetes, and we are profoundly grateful to partner with embecta to support and embrace this mission.”
“Providing people with the educational, management, support and clinical resources they need to live a healthier life with diabetes takes a collaborative effort across the entire healthcare continuum,” said Matthew Hornberger, Chief Executive Officer, ADCES. “We’re pleased to join embecta and these mission-driven advocacy organizations to bring more awareness to the unique needs of people living with diabetes.”
The bell ringing ceremony will be streamed live via Nasdaq’s Facebook page. Additionally, highlights from the ceremony will be shared across embecta’s social media channels. Please visit embecta.com for additional information regarding Diabetes Awareness Month.