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Sugary drinks linked to high death toll for diabetes
Sugary drinks linked to high death toll for diabetesGlobal study shows sugary beverage consumption contributes to diabetes, CVD and cancer deaths.
Does type 2 diabetes protect against Lou Gehrig’s?New research suggests that patients with type 2 diabetes, but not obesity, may have a lower risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Humana, ADA partner for patient-centric diabetes education
Humana, ADA partner for patient-centric diabetes educationPatients to assist insurer, association in creating program to ensure its relevancy and practicality for those with diabetes.
Pharmacist-led diabetes collaborative improves care, costsA new study indicates the inclusion of a pharmacist on diabetes patient care teams can benefit patients and reduce healthcare costs.
Tech collaboration seeks to personalize diabetes careIBM and Medtronic are teaming up to create new personalized diabetes management solutions.
In our patients' shoes: Reducing barriers to care in diabetes treatment
In our patients' shoes: Reducing barriers to care in diabetes treatmentTreating chronic diseases such as diabetes requires a strong and open relationship between physician and patient.
How motivational interviewing can help reach noncompliant patientsFor as long as primary care has existed, there have been patients who did not, would not, or (so they thought) could not follow doctors’ advice. But innovative physicians have been honing techniques to reach these most difficult patients.
Study: Physicians may be over-treating seniors for diabetes
Study: Physicians may be over-treating seniors for diabetesA new study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, found that physicians may be over-treating some older adult diabetic patients resulting in greater health threats from the diabetes medications prescribed to them.
New diabetes patients aren’t learning self care, study says
New diabetes patients aren’t learning self care, study saysFewer than 7% of newly diagnosed diabetes patients take part in diabetes self-management and education training.