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.

July 12, 2016

Based on Medicare adherence numbers among diabetic patients, the IMS Institute estimates that complications from type 2 diabetes will cost about $100 billion annually in the United States, with $4 billion attributable to Medicare patients. 

July 12, 2016

The first Health:Further – Retail Tomorrow partnership initiative will feature executives from Johnson & Johnson and Wakefern Food Corp.

June 27, 2016

Pharmasave announced that its pharmacists have been trained to be leaders in providing medication therapy management programs.

June 7, 2016

The formulas are designed to improve patient outcomes in the home and address specific skin conditions commonly faced by senior patients over the age of 65. 

June 1, 2016

VoicePort provides a suite of solutions, including SYNCHRO-SCRIPT, for medication synchronization and a platform for integrated immunization services, among others, that can help pharmacies with data integration, analytics and operational expertise.

May 31, 2016

The new drug is indicated as a once-daily adjunctive treatment for Type 2 diabetes and works by increasing hormones that stimulate insulin production in the pancreas and that stimulate the liver to produce less glucose.

May 24, 2016

The drug has been approved as a first-line treatment for adults with type 2 diabetes who aren’t being treated with either canagliflozin or metformin. 

April 29, 2016

At the heart of the Embrace Better Care Program is the EmbraceIt mobile app, which helps create a more robust customer connection by putting tools and resources into the palms of the pharmacy customer.

April 26, 2016

By combining all of the necessary blood glucose testing supplies into a convenient, self-contained 10-test cartridge, POGO provides ease of use and discretion for millions of patients.

March 27, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

March 24, 2016

The coverage for the National DPP marks that first time since the passage of the Affordable Care Act that Medicare coverage has been extended to a preventative health program.

March 16, 2016

With Roche’s Accu-Chek Connect application customers can connect compatible devices with their Walgreens Balance Rewards account and start earning points.

March 11, 2016

In December, DSN hosted its 17th annual Industry Issues Summit. A record crowd of some 300 supplier and retailer executives were on hand to see seven top merchants from leading chains and special guest moderator Dan Mack, managing director, Elevation Forum, discuss how retailers and suppliers could build better, higher-trusting partnerships, based on authenticity and creating deeper value. What follows is the complete transcript from the December 3rd event.

March 10, 2016
The survey was released by Pfizer and the American Diabetes Association in support of Step On Up, an educational campaign about diabetic nerve pain featuring comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer.
March 7, 2016
In her new role, J&J's former VP sales strategy, operations and global capabilities will be responsible for global strategy, including identifying insights, innovation and technology.
 
March 4, 2016

One of the most promising recent developments in the nation’s search for a more accessible and cost-effective healthcare system has been the rapid rise of health events and free testing services at chain and independent pharmacies. 

March 3, 2016

Roche Diabetes' Accu-Chek Aviva Connect is available exclusively at Walgreens.

March 2, 2016

Price Chopper helps drive awareness of type 1 diabetes both through its Diabetes AdvantEdge program and community nutrition programs. 

March 1, 2016

The integration would provide patients additional smart monitoring tools and real-time motivational, behavioral and educational coaching.

February 26, 2016

While it has broad appeal as a simple, intuitive meter on its own, patients can also use the meter's built-in Bluetooth Smart Technology to wirelessly connect to LifeScan's diabetes app.

February 24, 2016

ACPM suggested a series of strategic initiatives will be required to influence the successful advancement and adoption of lifestyle medicine in clinical practice.

February 19, 2016

This family event – which has helped raise more than $1.5 million toward the cure-focused work of the DRI to date – has become one of South Florida's premier events with a draw of 10,000 people.