Monthly Archives: June 2018

Diabetes after age 50 could be sign of pancreatic cancer, study says – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionDiabetes after age 50 could be sign of pancreatic cancer, study saysAtlanta Journal Constitution“There are very few studies on diabetes and pancreatic cancer that include Latinos and African-Americans,” lead author V. Wendy … Continue reading

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Congress to Help Medicare Patients Obtain Diabetes Supplies – Medscape

MedscapeCongress to Help Medicare Patients Obtain Diabetes SuppliesMedscapeFor instance, some mail-order diabetes supply companies won contracts with unrealistically low bids for brand-name diabetes testing supplies. Once they had the contracts, howeve… Continue reading

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The Diabetes Cure That Most Insurance Companies Won’t Pay for – Gizmodo


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The Diabetes Cure That Most Insurance Companies Won’t Pay for
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For 15 years, Erez Benari’s struggle with his type 2 diabetes had been a losing one. A software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, Benari had stuck to a restrictive diet that kept him off most carbs, along with regular insulin shots. But

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Special cells could let you control your diabetes with coffee – New Scientist

New ScientistSpecial cells could let you control your diabetes with coffeeNew ScientistBy Frank Swain. A cup of coffee after a meal might be enough to keep diabetes under control, thanks to cells that have been engineered to release insulin when they d… Continue reading

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Single Blood Test Might Diagnose Diabetes – WebMD


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Single Blood Test Might Diagnose Diabetes
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TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that a single blood test could confirm type 2 diabetes, saving patients time and health care costs. Currently, it’s recommended that a blood test focused on elevated fasting levels of
Type 2 diabetes diagnosis from a single blood sample ‘accurate’The Diabetes Times

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AI Diabetes Tech Continues FDA’s Software Push – hcanews.com

AI Diabetes Tech Continues FDA’s Software Push
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“This is an innovation that can improve people’s lives, and the FDA decision confirms what we believe is an important step in making a more meaningful connection between the healthcare provider and their type 1 diabetes patients,” DreaMed CEO Eran

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People With Diabetes Forgo Medical Care Due to Costs – WebMD


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People With Diabetes Forgo Medical Care Due to Costs
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June 19, 2018 — Nearly half (45 percent) of Americans with diabetes sometimes do without care because they can’t afford it, a new survey reveals. It also found that more than 4 in 10 diabetics said they had more than $1,000 in out-of-pocket costs in

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A mobile application for diabetes – Medical Xpress

A mobile application for diabetesMedical XpressThe EU-funded MedicSen project focused on the management of diabetes by developing a personalised telemedicine approach. "Our long-term goal was to change how diabetes and other chronic diseases are t… Continue reading

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How AI Is Personalizing Insulin Therapy for Diabetes Patients – Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry

Medical Device and Diagnostics IndustryHow AI Is Personalizing Insulin Therapy for Diabetes PatientsMedical Device and Diagnostics IndustryFDA has granted a de novo request for the DreaMed Advisor Pro, an AI-based diabetes treatment decision support so… Continue reading

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Why does my health insurer sabotage my efforts to manage my diabetes? – STAT

STATWhy does my health insurer sabotage my efforts to manage my diabetes?STATThose of us with type 1 diabetes are lucky to be living now in a country where we have access to these medicines and technologies at all, of course. And it may seem trivial, t… Continue reading

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