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.

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.

February 11, 2016

The Pet Diabetes Tracker helps the pet owner to do routine, daily monitoring by entering health information including blood glucose levels, food and water consumption, body condition and weight. 

February 2, 2016

Omnis Health recently launched a Gestational Diabetes Kit portfolio, representing a unique niche opportunity for retail pharmacy operators that marries a diabetes patient with the market basket of an expecting mom. Drug Store News spoke with Cathy Pereira, Omnis Health EVP global sales and marketing, to discuss that opportunity.

January 26, 2016

Tresiba is designed to last at least 42 hours after eight once-a-day injections, and can allow patients to dose themselves at a time that accommodates their schedule. 

January 26, 2016

Nearly 80 million U.S. households own a cat or dog and more than 350,000 cats and 150,000 dogs have been or will be diagnosed with diabetes, Omnis Health noted. 

January 21, 2016

The PSA campaign, featuring first-of-its-kind communications techniques, was developed pro bono by Ogilvy & Mather New York for the Ad Council.

December 15, 2015
As part of the program, Marsh Drugs also provides a free 100-count box of universal lancets with a prescription. 
December 10, 2015

The mySugr Logbook is a popular smartphone application that helps people with diabetes improve self-management through elements of gamification, design and immediate feedback through a personalized diabetes monitor.