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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

Diabetes Health in the News: Collaborative Care with Pharmacists Improves Care for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Those who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes receive better care when they are treated by a multidisciplinary collaborative care team, a study revealed. These findings were reported by the National University of Singapore, which conducted a six-month trial with patients selected from four health institutions. These patients were over 21 years old and … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: Collaborative Care with Pharmacists Improves Care for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: CMS to Assess Penalties for Hospital-Acquired Illnesses

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/DH-Mar-1_-2017_-7_04_36-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! CMS has recently cut payments to 769 U.S. hospitals with high patient injury rates, and for the first time, this included the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs. These punishments come during the … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: CMS to Assess Penalties for Hospital-Acquired Illnesses

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Gastric Bypass Surgery Leads to GI Complaints

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/DH-Feb-3_-2017_-5_53_55-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Patients who go through  Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity frequently experience gastrointestinal complaints for up to two years after the surgery. These findings were retrieved from a cross-sectional … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Gastric Bypass Surgery Leads to GI Complaints

Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: Not Enough Diabetes Patients Receiving Statins

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Nov-24_-2016_-10_13_44-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Almost all middle-aged diabetes patients should be using statins, but a recent study has found that cardiologists are only prescribing them to about three in every five patients. This finding came … Continue reading Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: Not Enough Diabetes Patients Receiving Statins