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President, Global Human Health -
As a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well, Merck is proud to have a National Team for the American Diabetes Association's Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes.
Over 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 90% to 95% of these people have type 2 diabetes. One in three American men and 2 in 5 American women born in 2000 will develop diabetes sometime during their lifetime. Once a person has type 2 diabetes, it does not go away, and it can lead to serious health problems, such as heart disease and stroke.
The American Diabetes Association recommends that many people with diabetes should have an A1C of less than 7 percent to help reduce the risk of complications, but nearly half of people with diabetes have an A1C greater than 7. For certain individuals, a higher or lower A1C goal may be more appropriate, which is why it is important for people with diabetes to speak with their doctors to discuss the A1C goal that is right for them.
We at Merck are passionate about our Company's mission to deliver novel, important therapies for patients. Merck is committed to further advancing the medical community's understanding of how to better manage type 2 diabetes, and to provide treatment options to people with type 2 diabetes who need them.
We are proud to have the opportunity to participate as a Merck National Team for the ADA's Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes.
If you have participated in Step Out in previous years, or one of the other American Diabetes Association signature events (Tour de Cure, School Walk for Diabetes or Rip's B.A.D. Ride), log in with your old username and password prior to registering. (If you do not have/remember this information, click on "Forgot Your Password?" at the top-right corner of the screen to have the information e-mailed to you.)
Team Captains: Click “CREATE A TEAM” above.Find your Step Out site, go to the event site and click "FORM A TEAM". Be sure to select Team Merck from the National Team pull-down menu when prompted.
Walkers:Click “JOIN A TEAM” above. Search for the team by team name or captain’s name and click JOIN TEAM.
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|Team Name||Event Name||Gift Amount||Members Recruited|
|Team Merck||2023 Step Out: Philadelphia||
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You can create a team either through the "Register" button above where you'll first find the nearby event or by visiting the list of events associated with national company below.
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