Now more than ever insurers are monitoring their diabetic patients to ensure they don't miss appointments or forget to fill up prescriptions, reports the Associated Press.
A proposed Medicare bill could lower federal spending by $1.3 billion while decreasing the rate of diabetes among beneficiaries by more than a third, according to a study released by the American Diabetes Association and YMCA of USA.
America's Health Insurance Plans and four of its member insurers have joined the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help combat a major cause of rising healthcare costs--diabetes.
UnitedHealth, in partnership with Comcast, is hoping that watching a reality TV show will help prevent individuals from developing diabetes. As part of a 12-month pilot study, people at risk for