Diabetes

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.
Remote monitoring of diabetics: Applications and reimbursementHere’s how remote monitoring works to improve diabetic patient care, and a look at whether payers are paying for it.
Put drug development to work for diabetic patientsAlthough the diabetes pipeline is not large, we continue to have progress in meeting the unmet needs of patients with diabetes.
Diabetic patients benefit most from personalized strategiesPersonalization is the key to a healthcare experience that optimizes outcomes, improves the customer experience and, ultimately, lowers costs to the healthcare system. Find out why it’s especially key for diabetic patients.