Diabetes

Report sheds light on regional diabetes prevalence, costA new report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has eye-opening findings about diabetes prevalence, severity and cost.
How to make diabetes control easier for patientsA real-world study of type 2 diabetes patients by Milliman has surprising findings on glycemic control and diabetes medication adherence.
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New diabetes medications help address linked diseasesExperts share updates on new diabetes medications, and provide an overview of what’s coming.
Four areas of unnecessary senior healthcare
Four areas of unnecessary senior healthcareTwo reports highlight areas of elderly care that healthcare systems and health plans should avoid.
What is the role of bariatric surgery in treating Type 2 diabetes?Several recent studies explore how weight loss surgery impacts diabetes patient care.
Earlier detection of diabetic retinopathy possible in childrenScreening programmes could catch diabetic retinopathy in children earlier if they began screening 6 years after diabetes is diagnosed.
Overtreating glucose levels can take a toll on diabetes patientsMayo Clinic researchers found that beyond overtesting, focus on HbA1C levels can lead to serious harms for patients, especially as more diabetes drugs are needed to keep HbA1C within desired targets.
Patient navigators can benefit diabetes outcomesStudy seeks to determine whether significant improvement in glycemic control can be achieved when regular coaching is part of the process.
Top drivers of diabetes care costsHow much does diabetes cost the healthcare system and what's driving cost increases? Find out.