Saint Louis, MO, October 30, 2012 - Extend Nutrition, a leader in diabetes nutrition products, today announced distribution agreements that place its Peanut Butter Chocolate and Chocolate Extend Bars in more than 10,000 Walmart, CVS and Kmart stores nationwide by the end of October. Currently available at Walgreens, Target, Publix, Safeway, Kroger and other leading retailers, this expansion increases its total number of retail locations to more than 25,000.

Extend Nutrition offers a line of patented, doctor-developed snack products that are the only snacks clinically proven to help control blood sugar for up to 9 hours. For the nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes, Extend Nutrition products represent a life-changing snack solution with clinically proven benefits for weight loss and diabetes management.

The distribution expansion includes Extend Nutrition’s two most popular Extend Bar flavors - Peanut Butter Chocolate and Chocolate, 4 Bar Boxes, which retail for $5.49 on average.The company plans increased marketing and advertising support to raise awareness with retail customers and promote sales at retail chains.

"The increased availability of Extend Nutrition snack products at these major retailers speaks to its emerging popularity among consumers and recognition of the need to offer healthy snacks that help control blood sugar," said Kensey Turnbaugh, Extend Nutrition's Brand Manager. "Consumers are beginning to connect the dots between blood sugar management, obesity and the growing diabetes epidemic."

Invented by Dr. Francine Kaufman, world-renowned endocrinologist and former President of the American Diabetes Association, the patented line of Extend Nutrition Bars, Shakes, and Crunchy Snacks are delicious nutritional solutions clinically proven to help control blood sugar for up to 9 hours. Blood sugar control is the key to both diabetes and weight management. Extend Nutrition snacks have been enthusiastically recommended by thousands of certified diabetes educators and registered dietitians around the world for over 10 years. Extend Nutrition products are now available at more than 25,000 retailers nationwide, including your local Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Target, Kmart and other leading retailers where diabetes nutrition products are sold. Extend Nutrition strives to provide families with simple nutritional solutions that deliver peace of mind and confidence resulting in a healthier and happier lifestyle.

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