December 5, 2013

Among diabetes sufferers and those with a diabetic in their household, the critical role of the physician in condition management is most visible, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers. Eight-in-10 indicate their doctor is very or somewhat involved in their own or their household member's diabetes management; half report their doctor is their primary source for condition info — 43% more than those using the second-most common source, health-related web sites.

December 5, 2013

Making regular doctor appointments is the activity done most often by respondents (78%) to live a healthy life, at least 10 percentage points higher than diet and exercise, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 70% limit alcohol consumption, and 68% monitor their diet.

August 11, 2017

The "Reverse It" campaign is built around a simple seven-question quiz developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that can help people evaluate their risk of prediabetes.

July 27, 2017

More than one in three American adults has prediabetes — a serious health condition that often leads to type 2 diabetes and other significant health conditions like blindness, heart attack or stroke.

July 24, 2017

In an eight-month study with its first MTM client, Health Dialog realized significant adherence gains and optimal therapy adoptions to help improve upon CMS' Five-Star Quality Ratings.

July 21, 2017

The drug has met all of the Food and Drug Administration's requirements but is facing an automatic stay as the result of litigation with Sanofi, who has claimed patent infringement on it Lantus insulin. 

July 20, 2017

Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2015, the CDC reported earlier this week.

July 5, 2017

The pharmacy chain highlighted the collaborative practice agreement as a way for physicians to take part in new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services alternative payment models that allow physicians to be reimbursed for services that pharmacies can help them provide.

June 28, 2017

Patients with diabetes who create an account on the Blink Health website or mobile app will be able to receive a year’s supply of metformin, glipizide and pioglitazone for free. 

June 26, 2017

More than 15,000 individuals have completed Hy-Vee's 10-week lifestyle management program to lose weight, now the supermarket retailer is extending into diabetes.

June 14, 2017

At the POLITICO Pro Health Care Briefing on Medicaid as a Driver of Care Innovation in the States, CVS Health chief policy and external affairs officer Tom Moriarty highlighted the role that pharmacists can play in helping reach patients with chronic conditions and improve their adherence through personalized interactions and how accessible care through retail clinics can reduce healthcare costs.

June 9, 2017

In addition to the timeline and visual logbook, new features include a fingerprint login, an events newsfeed featuring diabetes-related articles, set reminders and a break out of pre- and post-meal tagged results.

June 8, 2017

Since its first Walmart Wellness Day event, the company said it has delivered more than 1.1 million screenings across the country.

June 6, 2017

The Ideal Protein protocol is a solution offering weight loss and weight maintenance services.

May 24, 2017

“We want to be more impactful to the people we serve and continue to build up our portfolio of products,” Larry Merlo said during the UBS Healthcare Conference in New York City.

May 2, 2017

According to industry data, more than 66 million consumers in the U.S. have Amazon Prime memberships.

April 25, 2017

Challenge participants who have diabetes will use Ascensia’s Contour Next One Blood Glucose Monitoring System to monitor their blood glucose, and all participants will use higi, the largest self-screening network in the nation, to monitor weight and body mass index.

April 13, 2017

CNBC on Wednesday reported that Apple has hired a small team of engineers as part of a "secret" initiative to develop the next generation of diabetes management devices. "The initiative is far enough along that Apple has been conducting feasibility trials at clinical sites across the Bay Area and has hired consultants to help it figure out the regulatory pathways," CNBC reported, citing sources familiar with the effort. "Apple isn't the only technology company eyeing opportunities in the space, [however]. Verily, Google's life sciences team, is currently working on a 'smart' contact lens to measure blood sugar via the eye, and it partnered up with DexCom in 2015." (CNBC)

April 13, 2017

GlucoMe's new EVP, GM previously served as divisional VP at Abbott Labs, where he was responsible for all diabetes products and strategy direction.

March 24, 2017

According to Dexcom, its continuous glucose monitoring system is proven to significantly lower A1C levels resulting in lowered medical costs from diabetes complications (e.g., ER visits, seizures, etc.) and is now the only device approved for CGM for Medicare.

March 9, 2017

Through April 30, there will be free, guided tours at 400 of the company’s stores with in-store pharmacies under the Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, ACME, Tom Thumb, Randalls, Pavilions, Star Market and Carrs banners.

March 7, 2017

The Glucose Health “Only at Walmart” television ad campaign is airing across primetime and daytime rotations on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel, Game Show Network, Lifetime and TV Land.

February 13, 2017

Walk-in screenings are available at all 270-plus ShopRite locations, with no fasting needed.

February 6, 2017

Industry retailers and vendors gathered on Dec. 1, 2016, for the Chronic Care Roundtable, part of the 18th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit.