Tag Archives: Type 2

Diabetes Health in the News: Diabetic Youth Fail to Get Screened for Eye Complications

Current American Diabetes Association guidelines recommend that youth with diabetes receive diabetic retinopathy screenings. Type 2 diabetes patients should receive their screening at the time of their initial diagnosis, while type 1 patients should receive their screening within 3-5 years. …

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 …

Diabetes Health in the News : Dementia in Older Women May Be Tied to Weight Loss

A new study has found that for older women, the rate of weight loss over a period of 20 years is connected with the development of dementia or mild cognitive impairment.

This research was conducted at Kaiser Permanente Northwest in …