With the leaves beginning to change and the cooler weather ahead, one of my favorite things about fall is the flavor of pumpkin. Many fall favorite foods can easily be incorporated into a diabetes meal plan. Apples, pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, and squash are some great fall favorites, even.
As patients with diabetes participate in new activities they are training their brains to create new neural pathways and when the action is repeated, the pathway gets stronger until the behavior is the new normal. I find it fascinating that our brains can change. I was raised with the belief that.
Diabetes takes a toll on the entire body, but it can also increase a patient’s risk of dental disease. Gum disease can worsen when blood sugars are not under control and, in turn, gum disease can make diabetes harder to control.
At the MM&M Transforming Healthcare Conference on May 1, 2017, thought leaders from Cecelia Health, Glooko, and Micromass Communications joined on a panel to discuss “Influencing Patient-Provider Behavior: Is Digital the Answer”. Cecelia Health CEO, David Weingard and Clinical Director, Teresa.
Together, Cecelia Health and Glooko are delivering highly personalized, data-driven coaching and a mobile health solution to patients and care providers. We announced our collaboration last month. The Glooko-Cecelia Health partnership enables us to leverage user-specific data and expert clinicians.
Diabetes has the potential to impact many systems of the body. Healthcare providers consistently assess and educate patients on the importance of annual eye exams, kidney function screenings, and regular foot care. However, sexual health is often overlooked despite the fact that it is an important.
Hearing loss is an often overlooked potential complication of diabetes. However, according to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes have twice the risk of hearing problems as those without diabetes. Individuals with prediabetes have a 30% higher risk compared to persons with.
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.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2014 surveillance data, 29.1 million Americans (or 9.3% of the population) have diabetes. Given this statistic, chances are likely that you know or live with someone affected by diabetes. You may find yourself in a unique role when a.
This article first appeared in Managed Healthcare Executive on December, 5, 2016. Read the original here.