I was talking to a family member about nutrition when she expressed an opinion that I hear all the time: “Everyone is following such different diets! It’s just so confusing that I don’t know what to eat anymore!” And isn’t that true! Everyone holds such strong food opinions, and talks with such.
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.
Longer days, warmer weather – it must be Spring!
I recently had an individual ask me what exactly is a CDE and what do they do? My initial response was a quick, textbook type answer; a certified diabetes educator (CDE) is a health professional who has experience and expertise in the area of diabetes prevention and management. My role is to.
Health plans across the country are strategizing ways to improve health outcomes and quality scores. According to Dr. Philip Finocchiaro, physicians and staff spend an average of 15 hours per week closing gaps in care and satisfying quality measures. However, with complex diseases like diabetes,.
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.
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.