Diabetes Health in the News: Medicare to Pay for Complex Medical Care

A new set of Medicare rules put into effect on January 1, 2017 will help to more adequately pay physicians for the time-consuming work of managing chronic healthcare needs among older patients. Under these new rules, physicians will be paid for the legwork associated with working in healthcare teams to improve care for older adults with hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, and similar serious health issues.

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Diabetes Health Type 1: Sex and Diabetes: From Her Point of View

I have had type 1 diabetes since the age of ten.  When my husband and I were first married, I had no trouble with my sex drive. After the births of our three children, however, I noticed a big decrease in desire.  I have also had a hysterectomy and have gained 50 pounds since we were first married.  Do you think my weight has something to

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No Connection Found between Anxiety and Depression and Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease

A recent study indicates that there is no significant relationship between symptoms of depression or anxiety and pediatric cardiovascular disease risk. These conclusions were made after studying a cohort of 202 participants ages 8-18 years old. Participants had a wide range of BMI values from normal in weight to severe obesity. Depression and anxiety symptoms were also analyzed, as well as cardiovascular disease risk measures,

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Diabetes Health in The News: Chronic Illness and Suicidal Tendencies Linked in Young Adults

A study has recently linked chronic illness and suicide in those who are diagnosed while still teens or in their early twenties. The study shows that these young adults are more than three times as likely to attempt to take their own lives as those who do not suffer from a chronic condition. When compared to healthy young adults, they’re 28% more likely to consider

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Diabetes Health in the News: Medicare to Pay for Complex Medical Care

A new set of Medicare rules put into effect on January 1, 2017 will help to more adequately pay physicians for the time-consuming work of managing chronic healthcare needs among older patients. Under these new rules, physicians will be paid for the legwork associated with working in healthcare teams to improve care for older adults with hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, and similar serious health issues.

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Diabetes Health Weekly Round Up

With so much going on,  you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Feeling Discouraged from Peripheral Neuropathy Pain and Depression Diabetes Health Tips for Taming Your Winter Allergies Diabetes Health Type 1: Who Could Love

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AskNadia: Feeling Discouraged from Peripheral Neuropathy Pain and Depression

Dear Nadia, My husband has neuropathy and is in much pain. He has tried many things to relieve the pain and has little success. He now blames himself which depresses him. I do not know how to help him. Anne Dear Anne, It sounds like your husband is feeling hopeless and powerless to the never ending nerve pain from peripheral neuropathy. Know you have started

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Weekly Roundup

With so much going on,  you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Denied Insulin for My 571 Blood Sugar When Arrested Type 2 Diabetes: Depression or Sex Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Food Supplement

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