Diabetes - Diagnosis & Treatment Resource Center Elderly reduced cognition linked to type 2 diabetes July 21, 2015 By Tracey Walker Harvard researchers discovered a link between T2DM and a chronic negative effect on cognitive and decision-making skills. Diabetes prevention: It takes a village July 13, 2015 By Tracey Walker Modifying neighborhood environments may represent a complementary, population-based approach to prevention of type 2 diabetes. Sugary drinks linked to high death toll for diabetes July 06, 2015 By Tracey Walker Global study shows sugary beverage consumption contributes to diabetes, CVD and cancer deaths. Does type 2 diabetes protect against Lou Gehrig’s? June 29, 2015 By Tracey Walker 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 June 22, 2015 By Tracey Walker Patients to assist insurer, association in creating program to ensure its relevancy and practicality for those with diabetes. Pharmacist-led diabetes collaborative improves care, costs June 15, 2015 By Tracey Walker A 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 care June 10, 2015 By Tracey Walker IBM and Medtronic are teaming up to create new personalized diabetes management solutions. In our patients' shoes: Reducing barriers to care in diabetes treatment February 25, 2015 By Jennifer Frank MD Treating chronic diseases such as diabetes requires a strong and open relationship between physician and patient. How motivational interviewing can help reach noncompliant patients January 22, 2015 By Debra Beaulieu-Volk For 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 January 21, 2015 By Rachael Zimlich RN A 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.