Monthly Archives: March 2018

How a Dayton physician group improved diabetes outcomes – Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily NewsHow a Dayton physician group improved diabetes outcomesDayton Daily NewsFrom left, Dr. John Kennedy, president, of American Medical Group Association Foundation, presents an award to PriMed representatives Dr. Deanna Allgeyer, Dr. Mark… Continue reading

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Diabetes, 8th leading cause of death in Knox County, costs state lives, money, but class can help with management – Knoxville News Sentinel


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Diabetes, 8th leading cause of death in Knox County, costs state lives, money, but class can help with management
Knoxville News Sentinel
Around 13 percent of Tennesseans have diabetes — and nearly 20 percent of those don’t yet know they do, the American Association of Diabetes reports. How serious is that problem? Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death nationally, the eighth

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Important Factors in Treating Type 2 Diabetes – Pharmacy Times

Important Factors in Treating Type 2 Diabetes
Pharmacy Times
Dhiren Patel, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, BCACP: When talking to patients about type 2 diabetes as pharmacists, it’s important to make sure the counseling is comprehensive but not overwhelming. What I mean by that is there are a lot of aspects in diabetes

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A High Fiber Diet May Help Those With Type 2 Diabetes – One … – One Green Planet

One Green PlanetA High Fiber Diet May Help Those With Type 2 Diabetes – One …One Green PlanetA study has shown that a diet high in fiber may help control blood sugar for those with Type 2 Diabetes. The study, published in the journal Science, focused… Continue reading

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Upstate data shows many skip diabetic retinal exams – Buffalo News


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Upstate data shows many skip diabetic retinal exams
Buffalo News
Thirty-nine percent of Univera Healthcare commercial members living with diabetes are at risk for eye disease and blindness because they aren’t getting their recommended annual diabetic retinal exams, according to a review of claims data by the

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Siren launches smart sock for diabetes patients, announces $3.4M in funding – MobiHealthNews


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Siren launches smart sock for diabetes patients, announces $3.4M in funding
MobiHealthNews
San Francisco-based microsensor textile company Siren has announced the first product using its proprietary Neurofabric material. The Siren Diabetic Sock and Foot Monitoring System and its accompanying app monitor wearers’ foot temperature as an early

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Diabetes: In Children – myfox8.com

myfox8.comDiabetes: In Childrenmyfox8.comDiabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes sugar and can present itself in two ways: type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Type 1 is an auto-immune disease in which the body is destroying the … Continue reading

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Novel Diabetes Subgroupings Could Improve Treatment Outcomes – Endocrinology Advisor

Endocrinology AdvisorNovel Diabetes Subgroupings Could Improve Treatment OutcomesEndocrinology AdvisorFive subgroups of diabetes were identified according to disease progression, genetics, and associated risk for complications, which may someday transl… Continue reading

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Total Estimated Cost of Diagnosed Diabetes $327 Billion in 2017 – Endocrinology Advisor

Endocrinology AdvisorTotal Estimated Cost of Diagnosed Diabetes $327 Billion in 2017Endocrinology AdvisorHealthDay News — The total estimated cost of diagnosed diabetes in 2017 was $327 billion, including $237 billion in direct medical costs, according… Continue reading

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Diabetes now affects 23 million US adults – Medical Xpress

Medical XpressDiabetes now affects 23 million US adultsMedical XpressOf those, the vast majority—21 million cases— are caused by type 2 diabetes, which is often linked to overweight or obesity, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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