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Diabetes accounts for majority of U.S. healthcare spendingOf 155 conditions, personal healthcare spending on diabetes tops list, according to new study.
HbA1c predicts diabetes risk in childrenThe easy-to-administer test was useful in predicting diabetes risk, and prediabetes status in children and adolescents.
Level of neighborhood deprivation linked to diabetes riskNew data suggest that neighborhood environments have significant effects on health.
All-or-none diabetes system could reduce costs of careAfter initial investment, approach could help reduce outpatient and professional costs while maintaining or improving outcomes, new study says.
HHS seeks Medicare benefit for diabetes prevention programLifestyle counseling program would be first to be eligible for expansion to all Medicare beneficiaries under the Affordable Care Act.
CMS diabetes prevention program saved money, improved healthCommunity-based program helped beneficiaries lose weight and learn healthy diet and physical activity habits, according to federal agency.
EHRs could help identify undiagnosed Type 2 diabetesElectronic health records could be an untapped resource for helping to identify patients with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes.
Intensive BP treatment may harm people with diabetes, low BP levelsThe effects of blood pressure treatment in people with type 2 diabetes may depend on the blood pressure level prior to treatment.
Two nights of extra sleep reverse sleep-loss diabetes markers
Two nights of extra sleep reverse sleep-loss diabetes markersA new study finds that two nights of 10 hours of sleep can reduce the risk of diabetes in young, healthy males.
Small reductions in HbA1C could equal big cost savingsA U.K. study finds that incremental population-wide improvements in glycemic control for people with diabetes could result in large healthcare savings.