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Diabetes responsible for more U.S. deaths than previously thoughtPrevious estimates based on cause of death on death certificates underestimated the problem.
Abdominal obesity linked to risk of type 2 diabetesA genetic predisposition to having increased abdominal fat increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study.
High-deductible plan switch shows little effect on diabetes patientsNew study indicates vulnerable subgroups of diabetes patients did experience adverse outcomes due to change in health insurance coverage.
CMS defines certain continuous glucose monitors as DMENew definition opens the door to full Medicare coverage for CGMs.
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.