diabetes risk

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.
What’s new for diabetes management and prevention
What’s new for diabetes management and preventionFrom new ways of predicting who will and won’t develop diabetes, to new diabetes meds, to new evidence regarding which anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) might be better for your specific patient, the last year has given us better tools for helping our patients with diabetes.
Do tech improvements lead to better diabetes outcomes?An important question is whether improvements in technology can make better control accessible to patients who are not currently good candidates for insulin pumps.