PHILADELPHIA (November 2, 2018) – Nutrisystem, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRI), a leading provider of health and wellness and weight management products and services including Nutrisystem® and South Beach Diet® brands, announced today that it will once again be a sponsor of The American Diabetes Association Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes in Philadelphia. Similar to years past, as part of Nutrisystem’s sponsorship, the company will host the Step Out Café, offering samples from its Nutrisystem® D® program, which is designed for those living with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. The walk’s registration will be hosted and staffed by Nutrisystem employees to greet participants.
“Diabetes and prediabetes continue to be a top health concern, impacting more than 30 million adults and children in the U.S.,” said Dawn Zier, CEO of Nutrisystem, Inc. “Nutrisystem is committed to making a difference through our Nutrisystem D® program, designed for people living with type 2 diabetes, our sponsorship of this annual event, and our dedicated employees, who will again be on site supporting the American Diabetes Association at the Step Out Walk in Philadelphia.”
The Philadelphia Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is a fun, family-oriented walk designed to raise awareness and help fund research, information, and advocacy efforts of the American Diabetes Association. The walk will be held tomorrow, November 3, 2018 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
“Since 2009, Nutrisystem has been an esteemed local sponsor of the ADA Step Out Walk in Philadelphia,” said Kevin Kelly, Executive Director, Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware of the American Diabetes Association. “Nutrisystem’s support of the American Diabetes Association is a true testament to the company’s commitment to improving the lives of those living with the disease now and in the future alongside our team.”
About the American Diabetes Association
Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes; more than 30 million adults and children have diabetes; and every 21 seconds, another individual is diagnosed with diabetes in the U.S. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The ADA drives discovery by funding research to treat, manage and prevent all types of diabetes, as well as to search for cures; raises voice to the urgency of the diabetes epidemic; and works to safeguard policies and programs that protect people with diabetes. In addition, the ADA supports people living with diabetes, those at risk of developing diabetes, and the health care professionals who serve them through information and programs that can improve health outcomes and quality of life. For more information, please call the ADA at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit diabetes.org. Information from both of these sources is available in English and Spanish. Find us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn) and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn)
About Nutrisystem, Inc.
Nutrisystem, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRI) is a leading provider of health and wellness and weight management products and services and has helped millions of people lose weight over the course of more than 45 years. The company’s multi-brand approach to weight loss includes multiple plans for 2018. For more information, go to NutrisystemNews.com and Newsroom.SouthBeachDiet.com.
Robin McConnell Shallow
Senior Vice President, Communications