The goal of the campaign was not to drive revenue, but rather reduce healthcare costs and demand on resources. Reversing the trend and improving population health was at the core of the initiative.
A recent report by Gallup-Healthways found the overall incidence of diabetes in U.S. adult population is growing, up from 10.6 percent in 2008 to 11.5 percent in 2016. The report provides insight into the impact of the disease in 190 communities nationwide and across all 50 states. The Gallup-Healthways analysis measures the prevalence of diabetes […]diabetes, Diabetes Risk Assessment
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced it will soon begin covering diabetes prevention programs for Medicare beneficiaries. At a time when more than 11 million seniors have diabetes, and another 26 million (about one-half of all Americans over the age of 65) have prediabetes, we have a critical need for […]diabetes, Diabetes Risk Assessment, medicare, patient engagement, type 2 diabetes
It’s hard to believe it’s already National Diabetes Awareness Month. The goal of this campaign isn’t to remind the 25 million Americans with diabetes of their condition, but rather to raise awareness among the general public. Here are some programs that promote disease awareness and do a great job of educating both diabetics and non-diabetics […]american diabetes association, diabetes, Diabetes Risk Assessment, National Diabetes Awareness Month, personal health risk assessments, type 2 diabetes
A recent study by the American Academy of Pediatrics noted an increase in pre-diabetes in children ages 12 to 19 from 1999 to 2008 to 23%. While some factors are outside of anyone’s control, what can parents do to stop the increase?bariatrics, diabetes, diabetes mellitus, nutrition, obesity, prediabetes
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