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

AskNadia: Going to Stop Taking My Insulin

I have type 2 diabetes and am overweight. I want to get off my insulin and have decided to fast to lose weight and stop taking my insulin. I bought a cleanse and diet package. I don’t want to go to my Doctor because I am scared he will talk me out of it. Suzanna … Continue reading AskNadia: Going to Stop Taking My Insulin

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Gestational Diabetes Hypertension Increases Diabetes Risk

A recent study completed at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LA aimed to determine how a combination of hypertension and gestational diabetes affected later diabetes risk. This was completed by examining approximately 1,260 Chinese women with a history of gestational diabetes. The results from this study showed that women who had both … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Gestational Diabetes Hypertension Increases Diabetes Risk

AACE Calls for New Standards for Safer Insulin Pump Use

Newswise — “The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists applauds the FDA’s efforts to protect the safety of children and adolescents who are using insulin pumps,” said Dr. Richard Hellman, the Association’s President. In the May edition of Pediatrics, Dr. Judith Cope, a physician at the FDA, provided new data that shows there is a serious … Continue reading AACE Calls for New Standards for Safer Insulin Pump Use