Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies Provides Diabetes Supplies to Children in Developing Countries

 Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies Provides Diabetes Supplies to
                       Children in Developing Countries

LifeScan, Inc. supplies one million test strips and encourages support for
International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child program

PR Newswire

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --As part of the Johnson &
Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies, LifeScan, Inc. announced today support
of the International Diabetes Federation's (IDF) Life for a Child program with
a donation of one million OneTouch® Brand test strips to children with
diabetes in seven developing countries (Mali, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri
Lanka, Guyana, Guatemala). This donation represents the Johnson & Johnson
Family of Diabetes Companies' recognition of World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14.

"The Life for a Child program currently assists children and youth across the
globe thanks to the support of many donors like Johnson & Johnson," said Dr.
Graham Ogle, General Manager of Life for a Child. "This donation will enable
up to 1300 young people with diabetes in these seven countries to monitor
their blood glucose at least twice daily for about a year. Many of these
children have never had access to a meter before – so this will be a
tremendous support to them."

"We are committed to helping people with diabetes live a life without limits,
and we are honored to support the IDF's Life for a Child program," said Michel
Paul, Company Group Chairman for the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes
Companies. "With the help of this program, we hope to improve the lives of
children around the world who are struggling to manage their diabetes. In
honor of World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, we also hope to inspire others to
learn more about the IDF's mission and to provide support for the Life for a
Child program."

Despite this donation and many like it, thousands of children are still in
desperate need of help. The IDF estimates that there are approximately 366
million people in the world diagnosed with diabetes, and among them, 490,000
children with Type 1 diabetes under the age of 15. Unfortunately, many of
these youth in developing countries need assistance due to lack of access to
insulin, monitoring equipment and expert care. Life for a Child welcomes
further support so that the IDF's vision of 'No Child Should Die of Diabetes'
can be realized. To take part in this worldwide initiative by making a
charitable donation, please visit: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/donate.

Established in 2001, the IDF's Life for a Child program is a sustainable and
innovative support program in which individuals, families and organizations
contribute monetary or in-kind donations to children living with diabetes in
developing countries. The program is currently supporting over 10,500
children in 40 countries. It is managed by IDF in proud collaboration with the
Australian Diabetes Council and HOPE worldwide. Find out more about Life for a
Child at www.lifeforachild.org.

About the International Diabetes Federation (IDF):
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of
over 200 national diabetes associations in over 160 countries. It represents
the interests of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk.
The Federation has been leading the global diabetes community since 1950.
IDF's mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide.
www.idf.org.

About the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies:
Five companies comprise the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies
with the shared vision of "Creating a world without limits for people with
diabetes." Providing advanced products and services, professional and
community education, and advocacy and support to people living with diabetes
and their families, these companies include: LifeScan, Inc.,
(www.OneTouch.com) a world leader in blood glucose monitoring; Animas
Corporation, (www.Animas.com) maker of innovative insulin delivery systems;
Calibra Medical, developer of a unique, wearable mealtime only insulin patch;
Children with Diabetes, Inc., (www.childrenwithdiabetes.com) a community
offering support and education for children, adults and their families living
with diabetes; and the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute, LLC,
(www.JJDI.com) that empowers healthcare professionals with education and
training programs to improve the quality of life for people with diabetes.

SOURCE LifeScan, Inc.

Website: http://www.idf.org
Contact: Helen Patrikis and Lara Markenson, +1-212-371-2200