J&B Medical Participates in the Spina Bifida Walk-N-Roll for Michigan

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J&B Medical Supply Company is pleased to participate in the Spina Bifida Walk-N-Roll event in Sterling State Park in Monroe Michigan, on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The focus of the event is to raise awareness of Spina Bifida, to understand the challenges those with this condition face, and to raise funds to support the local chapter of the Spina Bifida Association.

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As a family-owned business in Wixom, Michigan, we are excited to participate and look forward to walking with members of the community.

J&B Medical Supply Company is pleased to participate in the Spina Bifida Walk-N-Roll event in Sterling State Park in Monroe Michigan, on Saturday, June 22, 2013.

The focus of the event is to raise awareness of Spina Bifida, to understand the challenges those with this condition face, and to raise funds to support the local chapter of the Spina Bifida Association.

Spina Bifida is the most common permanently disabling birth defect in the United States. An average of eight babies every day are born with Spina Bifida or a similar birth defect of the brain and spine. There are over 65 million women in the United States who could become pregnant and each one is at risk of having a baby born with Spina Bifida.

Spina Bifida occurs when the spine of the baby fails to close. This creates an opening, or lesion, on the spinal column. Spina Bifida happens during the first month of pregnancy when the spinal column and brain, or neural tube, is formed. This is before most women even know they are pregnant.

“J&B Medical Supply is pleased to participate in this worthwhile community event,” notes Beth Shollenberger, RN, a media spokesperson for the company. “Our businesses have evolved to care for those with a variety of conditions, including diabetes, incontinence, and support for those who require catheters, as well as to help them deal with insurance coverage and to navigate Medicare/Medicaid issues, and we feel very strongly about getting involved with good causes and giving back to our local community. As a family-owned business in Wixom, Michigan, we are excited to participate and look forward to walking with members of the community.”

The Walk-N-Roll® for Spina Bifida event is a family-friendly walk that raises awareness and funds to support local community programs and services for those living with Spina Bifida. The event celebrates the accomplishments of the more than 166,000 Americans living with this birth defect. All proceeds support the mission of the Spina Bifida Association – to promote the prevention of Spina Bifida and enhance the lives of all those affected.

About J&B Medical Supply Company, Inc.’s Insurance Division:

J & B Medical Supply is the leader in providing customer service to those needing medical and veterinary supplies. The company ships supplies directly to customers’ doors . Its medical insurance division can set orders to ship automatically when the customer’s insurance allows. The company’s 19 years of experience with all kinds of insurance provides customers with confidence to rely on J&B’s know-how. To get assistance with incontinence supplies covered by Medicare or Medicaid, diabetes supplies covered by Medicare or Medicaid or u rological supplies covered by Medicare or Medicaid, please visit http://www.jandbmedicalinsurance.com/.

About the Spina Bifida Association of Michigan:

The Spina Bifida Association of Michigan (SBA of MI) is an organization dedicated to promoting the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhancing the lives of all affected. The organization serves individuals with Spina Bifida and their families in throughout Michigan.

Over 166,000 Americans live with this birth defect, and through quality of life programs, the SBA of MI has a dedicated group of professionals, families and individuals with Spina Bifida working to provide resources, educate, network, advocate and to bring about public awareness of Spina Bifida and folic acid's role in reducing the risk.

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