People in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are far more likely to be newly identified with diabetes than in non-expansion states, according to a study published online in Diabetes Care.
Edmund Pezalla, MD, MPH, is vice president and national medical director for pharma- ceutical policy and strategy, Aetna. He has more than 20 years of experience in managed care and related areas. He received his medical and undergraduate degrees from Georgetown University and trained in general medicine and pediatrics at the Bethesda Naval Hospital. He holds an MPH from the University of California, Berkeley.
This diabetes supplement includes updates on critical diabetes health management topics including new strategies for different patient populations, successful health plan initiatives, and innovative programs for diabetic seniors.