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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.
Pancreatic fat loss may reverse type 2 diabetes
Pancreatic fat loss may reverse type 2 diabetesAs little as 1 gram of fat loss—albeit from the pancreas—may be the key to reversing type 2 diabetes, according to new research from the U.K.
Could metformin be the fountain of youth?A new clinical trial is underway to determine if metformin can slow the aging process, in addition to managing type 2 diabetes.
Depressed diabetes patients at higher risk of comorbiditiesDepression, coupled with diabetes, can lead to poor clinical outcomes and a number of comorbidities, according to new research.
Interval exercise ideal to thwart diabetes developmentThirty minutes of high-intensity interval exercise five days a week can delay diabetes development, according to new research.