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Study: Clinical trials indicate positive results for Zika vaccineThree Phase 1 human clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of an Army-developed Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine have shown it to be safe and well tolerated, according to a recent study. Plus: Another study has found an association between postmenopausal vasomotor symptoms (VMS), including hot flashes and night sweats, and elevated risk of diabetes.
Late Menopause May Link to Reduced Risk of DiabetesA prospective study found a reduced risk of developing diabetes in women the later they entered menopause.
Amputation risk possible with diabetes drugs, FDA warnsBased on new data from 2 large clinical trials, FDA is warning that these blockbuster type 2 diabetes medications can cause an increased risk of leg and foot amputations.
Diabetes prevention programs avert, delay disease onsetDiabetes accounts for one out of every 10 American healthcare dollars spent, but new national programs are helping address this issue.
Undiagnosed diabetes: A high cost for the health systemConsequences range from cardiovascular disease to renal disease
Innovative diabetes cost-reduction strategies
Innovative diabetes cost-reduction strategiesHere are some of the innovative approaches payers and providers are taking to quell the diabetes epidemic, and curb the costs associated with it.
Five reasons diabetic patients don’t adhere… and solutions from experts
Strategies to reduce diabetes health management costsRob Danoff, DO, of Aria Health System, explains what should be done to reduce health management costs, while improving care of diabetic patients.
In the pipeline: diabetes care improvementsAs 2016 gets underway, improvements in diabetes health management are expected to progress. Here are some of the noteworthy trends to watch.
2015: A year of improvements in diabetes managementWhile diabetes, particularly type 2, remains an epidemic, the number of new diagnoses has begun to slow. Here are some developments contributing to the decrease.