November is Diabetes Awareness Month, for ANY person with ANY Type of diabetes. One thing is for sure, all those types need help for their malfunctioning pancreases.
Did you notice an update to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) treatment algorithm? It now includes metabolic surgery as a treatment option for people with type 2 diabetes and obesity who do not respond to conventional treatment. Considering that nearly 90% of people with type 2 diabetes also.
For diabetes healthcare workers, part of ringing in the new year is reviewing the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Updated Diabetes Standards of Medical Care. Each year, a professional practice committee reviews evidence that has come out since the previous edition, providing recommendations for.
Diabetes management can be complicated and often requires a multidisciplinary approach to help maintain optimal blood glucose control. Lifestyle modifications and regular blood glucose monitoring while proven to be helpful, can also be overwhelming. Recent technological advances, if.
When it comes to chronic diseases like diabetes, medication non-adherence is common and costly. In fact, over 50% of patients stop taking their medication within the first year. Non-adherence causes poorer treatment outcomes, which in turn leads to increased health care utilization and hospital.
This article first appeared in Managed Healthcare Executive on December, 5, 2016. Read the original here.