Medicare Ups Provider Incentive for Prediabetes Intervention
Providers may now be paid up to $785 (increased from $450) for each patient who loses 5% of their body weight.
Interesting T2DM: ED, Early Menopause and Diabetes Risk
A top-line look at the latest news: novel risk factors, insulin vs insulin; and predictors of weight loss success.
Comorbid Curiosity: Which One Doesn't Pertain?
Conditions associated with long-term diabetes affect myriad organs and systems. Which one of these comorbidities is not associated with the disease?
WHO and How Much Sugar?
Evidence-based recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of noncommunicable diseases are the ingredients of a new WHO guideline. Find the recipe in these slides.
ADA 2015 Updates Standards of Care
The American Diabetes Association has adopted the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guidelines in its 2015 Standards of Care -- but not entirely.
Lead With Weight Loss, Say New Endo Society Guidelines
The new guidelines signal a shift toward aggressive treatment for obesity as a primary disease and following with treatment for comorbidites that do not respond to weight loss.
Diabetes and GI Woes
Three-quarters of persons with diabetes will experience significant gastrointestinal symptoms. What underlies the evolution of these GI ailments?
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