Diabetes

 

Anti-VEGF Therapy for Diabetic Retinopathy Gets to the Root Cause

September 14, 2020

Drugs block the formation of tiny blood vessels in the retina that are prone to breaking open, resulting in bleeds that can cause serious vision impairment and blindness, explains ADA chief scientific and medical officer, Robert Gabbay, in this conclusion of a four-part video series.

5 Takeaways From the European Society of Cardiology 2020 Congress

September 02, 2020

The 2020 meeting, presented in a virtual format from its original host city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, had lots of important science and a record number of viewers.

Tackling Diabetes While Curbing Costs

July 23, 2020

Three healthcare organizations provide models for managing the disease and keeping a close eye on the bottom line.

Is Combination Therapy on the Horizon in Diabetic Macular Edema?

July 12, 2020

Patients with diabetic macular edema whose vision remains impaired even with the best available treatments may soon have a combination therapy.

Vascepa's Benefits For People With Diabetes Seen Amid Settlement of Patent Dispute

June 16, 2020

Results from REDUCE-IT trial presented at the ADA meeting show that the fish-oil pill is associated with cardiovascular disease protection among patients with diabetes.

Diabetes Management & Telehealth with Leslie Kolb

June 11, 2020

Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, chief science and practice officer, Leslie Kolb chats with MHE Associate Editor Briana Contreras in MHE's newest podcast Tuning into the C-Suite about diabetes management and how it's affected by the use of telehealth, especially during the current and trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diabetes: The Quiet Epidemic That Is Not Going Away

April 13, 2020

Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, mostly with the type 2 variety linked with being overweight or obese.

21st Century-Style Diabetes Disease Management: Coaches and Tech-Enabled

April 09, 2020

Several Blues plans have contracted with vendors that supply tech-enabled diabetes disease management and prevention programs. Sometimes the tech is combined with coaching - by a real, live human being.

Out-of-Pocket Costs for Diabetes Medicine Eliminated

January 31, 2020

New plan from CVS Caremark eliminates member cost as a barrier to medications without raising costs for benefits, premiums or deductibles.

Diabetes Drug Costs Drive Non-Adherence

November 11, 2019

A survey of diabetes educators reveals challenges faced by patients with diabetes who can’t afford their drugs.

Insulin Overutilization in Seniors with Type 2 Diabetes

October 18, 2019

As people with type 2 diabetes age, the risks of insulin use can outweigh its benefits, creating the need for increased provider and patient education.

Lack of Public Safe Disposal Options Causes Unease Among Diabetics

October 05, 2019

Study uncovers specific areas of care that cause concern for Americans with diabetes and opportunities for developing a plan of action.

Rate of New Diabetes Cases May Be Falling Globally

September 27, 2019

Downturn in incidence may be partially due to successful public health campaigns to prevent the disease.

How Member Engagement Increases Diabetes Outcomes

August 27, 2019

Offering rewards can be a great way to increase member engagement for patients with diabetes.

Early Intervention May Help Diabetes Patients

June 13, 2019

While aggressive early intervention may be useful for diabetes patients, that intervention must be sustained.

Top Challenges in Managing Diabetes

June 06, 2019

The leading problems that endocrinologists and educators see from their daily interactions with diabetes patients.

Diabetes Cases Fall, While This Risk Factor Rises

May 30, 2019

The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the United States has remained stable during the past eight years, even as obesity rates climb.

3 Novel Diabetes Treatments Improving Patient Care

April 13, 2019

How new technologies are helping patients with diabetes better manage the disease.