SOURCE: DiabetesAmerica

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September 16, 2013 13:00 ET

DiabetesAmerica Names Chuck Dowling as New CEO

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - September 16, 2013) - Diabetes America, LLC, a comprehensive and personalized diabetes care provider, announces that Chuck Dowling has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Dowling comes to DiabetesAmerica with extensive domestic and international management experience.

"We are very pleased to welcome Chuck Dowling to DiabetesAmerica. With over 37 years of experience in the health care industry, Chuck brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise which makes him perfect for the position of CEO," states Dr. Rosemarie Lajara, President of DCOA-Physician Associates, PA, who practices at the DiabetesAmerica Plano Health Center. "He has held leadership positions both internationally as well as within the United Sates. His previous experience at US Oncology will be helpful in understanding and working through the challenges and opportunities facing DiabetesAmerica and the entire diabetes community. Chuck is a strategic leader who is committed to teamwork with a proven track record of building excellent physician and corporate relationships. Chuck's leadership, intimate knowledge and understanding of the business environment will enable DiabetesAmerica to achieve its strategic objectives."

"I am very excited to assume the CEO role at DiabetesAmerica, addressing the tremendous opportunity to impact the lives of diabetes patients, families, and communities in the state of Texas and across the nation," added Mr. Dowling. "With quality and patient focused physicians, clinical staff, and educators supported by an experienced corporate staff and a healthcare focused equity partner, DiabetesAmerica is positioned to become the dominant provider within the diabetes community."

Prior to joining DiabetesAmerica, Mr. Dowling most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Physician Services, with U.S. Oncology, the world's largest healthcare network dedicated exclusively to the prevention and treatment of cancer. In his role, he was responsible for $3B in revenues, 1000 physicians, 100 cancer centers and 10,000 employees in 35 states.

About DiabetesAmerica

DiabetesAmerica is dedicated to helping diabetes patients understand their condition, manage it, and live a full life without becoming overwhelmed. Through their market leading clinical model emphasizing coordinated patient care, diagnostics, and education, DiabetesAmerica provides all-in-one comprehensive and personalized diabetes care to tens of thousands of patients across the Houston, Dallas/Forth Worth and San Antonio metropolitan areas. For more information on DiabetesAmerica, a complete list of center locations, or to schedule an appointment, please visit: www.DiabetesAmerica.com.

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