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June 26, 2009

Abbott Congratulates Team Type 1


Team Type 1 is an Inspiration to People with Diabetes

As a proud sponsor of Team Type 1, Abbott Diabetes Care congratulates the team on its record-setting victory in the 2009 Race Across America (RAAM). Team Type 1's victory in the eight-person rider division underscores how people with type 1 diabetes can overcome the burdens of diabetes and achieve incredible success. Abbott Diabetes Care also congratulates Team Type 2 on its debut ride in its first ever RAAM competition. Team Type 1 and Team Type 2 certainly have what it takes to ride to glory in future RAAM competitions.

About Abbott Diabetes Care
Abbott Diabetes Care, based in Alameda, California, is a long-time sponsor of Team Type 1 and an original sponsor of the newly formed Team Type 2. Abbott Diabetes Care is a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing glucose monitoring systems designed to help people better manage their diabetes. Abbott Diabetes Care markets several leading-edge glucose monitoring systems and test strips including FreeStyle®, Precision®, and OptiumTM. Additional information about Abbott Diabetes Care may be found at

About Abbott
Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs more than 72,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.


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