American Diabetes Association Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watch April 10, 2017 By Karen Appold The healthcare industry continues to focus efforts on treatments that work better, and ideally are less expensive and less invasive for patients. New therapies show promise in treating diabetes New updates in insulin products, as well as non-pharma therapies are on the horizon for diabetes. Statin prescribing varies in patients with diabetes Wide variation exists in practice-level statin prescribing for patients with diabetes, according to a new study. Insurer diabetes program engages consumers, lowers costs Anthem Blue Cross recently launched a year-long diabetes prevention program to educate, treat and support its qualified California members who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Aggressive blood sugar control slows diabetic eye disease progression NIH-funded study shows less diabetic retinopathy progression among those who underwent intensive glycemic control. Humana, ADA partner for patient-centric diabetes education June 22, 2015 By Tracey Walker Patients to assist insurer, association in creating program to ensure its relevancy and practicality for those with diabetes. Humana partners with ADA to improve patient education June 22, 2015 By Tracey Walker Patients to assist insurer, association in creating program to ensure its relevancy and practicality for those with diabetes. GLP-1 receptor more beneficial in reducing blood sugar compared to injectable therapy in Japanese patients June 17, 2015 By Tracey Walker Once-weekly dulaglutide is an effective treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes who need to advance to injectable therapy, according to results from a Japanese study presented at the 2015 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions in Boston ADA: Statin therapy for all with diabetes, high CVD risk The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is calling for all patients with diabetes who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) to be treated with statins and lifestyle therapy, according to its recently published guidance in the January issue of Diabetes Care. Takeda, ADA create online resource guide for T2DM management October 10, 2014 By Mark Lowery Editor ConnecT2Day is designed to help healthcare providers counsel patients in managing type 2 diabetes.