National Diabetes Prevention Program

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Insurers keep watchful eye on costly diabetic members

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.

Study: Diabetes prevention bill will cut Medicare costs, improve health

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.

Insurers, CDC work to stamp out diabetes, costs

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, Comcast pilot reality TV to prevent 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