diabetes

Medicare Advantage vs. specialized Medicare Advantage plans: Outcome effectsAvalere Health analysis has intriguing results about beneficiaries enrolled in diabetes-focused chronic condition special needs plans.
Opinion: Four reasons Texas Health Aetna joint venture is workingAs the industry moves to a value-based care model, here’s how one North Texas partnership is reinventing healthcare.
When diabetes goes from bad to worseA 30-year-old female with a 16-year history of insulin-dependent diabetes and no other ocular or systemic conditions developed proliferative retinopathy in March 2015. She had not been closely followed for the previous five years.
Novel device helps diabetics avoid stress linked to glucose testingFDA approved the first continuous glucose monitoring system that allows for diabetes treatment decisions without requiring a fingerstick.
Clinical imaging of macular holesRecognize characteristics and stages of macular hole for better pictures
Anatomic outcome more precise in defining DME treatment failureThe goal of treatment for diabetic macular edema is to maintain or improve vision, but improvement of edema is a better metric for determining whether the treatment is having a benefit or failing.
Five technologies to transform healthcareFive healthcare tech trends that will make chronic care management a part of patients’ daily lives.
Two ways health execs can help employers manage health benefit programsTwo Willis Towers Watson surveys have interesting findings about employee healthcare benefits.
Blockbuster diabetes drug earns heart indication
Blockbuster diabetes drug earns heart indicationA top-selling diabetes drug has gained a cardiovascular indication from FDA.
Four growing diabetes trendsA new University of California, San Diego-led review has interesting findings about diabetes costs, patient care models and medication therapy.