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.
Accountable care organizations have had varied success with diabetes and heart disease patients, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis of Medicare data.
UnitedHealth has found success through its Diabetes Health Plan, which has helped the nation's largest insurer improve the health of members with diabetes while simultaneously lowering healthcare...
Group members benefit from receiving advice from others with diabetes, particularly when it comes to diet, instead of listening to healthcare professionals tell them what they should do.
A U.K. company has developed an imaging device that can be used create a 3-D model of wounds or scars that could improve the way in which diabetic wounds are measured and characterized.
When Humana set out to create a program helping its Medicare Advantage members manage their diabetes, it learned an age-old lesson--simple is better. Humana launched a multi-channel, multimedia...
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.
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have concluded that more empathetic physicians achieve better clinical outcomes.
Consumer Reports has continued its work in the healthcare arena with two new studies assessing what patients in Minnesota get for their money when they go to the doctor's office.