Diabetes Prevention

Livongo to Release Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2020 | Globe Newswire | 10/15/2020

… call in conjunction with its third quarter of 2020 earnings release. About Livongo Livongo empowers people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives, beginning with diabetes and now including hypertension, weight management, diabetes prevention , and behavioral health. Livongo pioneered the category of Applied Health Signals to offer Members clinically-based insights that focus on the whole person and make it easier to stay healthy. Using its AI+AI …

Omada MSK by Physera Selected for Evernorth’s Digital Health Formulary | PRWeb | 10/7/2020

Omada MSK by Physera Selected for Evernorth’s Digital Health Formulary Share Article Program for Chronic Pain joins Omada’s Solutions for Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management on Industry-First Platform SAN FRANCISCO Cigna Corporation’s health services segment Evernorth today announced the expansion of its industry-first Digital Health Formulary, adding Omada Health’s program for at-home physical therapy and personalized coaching for chronic pain to the platform. Omada MSK by Physera …

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Virta Health Adds Prediabetes Reversal, Obesity Treatment, and Provider-Led Diabetes Management to Clinical Services | Business Wire | 10/7/2020

… reverse type 2 diabetes, and 94% reduce insulin use or eliminate it altogether. Additionally, patients completing one year of the Virta Treatment experience 12% weight loss. This figure exceeds the goal of the National Diabetes Prevention Program and the FDA benchmark for weight loss drugs by nearly 150%. “This expansion provides our commercial partners and patients with the transformational outcomes they’ve come to expect from Virta, but don’t receive from …

Hopi Chairman: Congress must act to save ‘life changing’ diabetes program | 10/6/2020

News Tips Hopi Chairman: Congress must act to save ‘life changing’ diabetes program Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma told the Senate Indian Affairs Committee that renewal of a special diabetes prevention program is critical for tribes. But the program will expire in months if Congress does not act. (Photo courtesy Senate Indian Affairs Committee) Calah Schlabach, Cronkite News Originally Published: October 6, 2020 9:31 a.m. WASHINGTON — A “life-changing” diabetes program …

Controlling blood sugar boosts brain health in type 2 diabetes | 10/6/2020

October 6, 2020 in Diabetes & Diabetes Prevention , Healthy Eating Controlling blood sugar levels improved the ability to clearly think, learn and remember among people with type 2 diabetes who were overweight, a new study from Pennington Biomedical Research Center shows. But losing weight, especially for people who were obese, and increasing physical activity produced mixed results. The new paper examined close to 1,100 participants in the Look AHEAD (Action for …

10 Boring Fruits With Amazing Health Benefits | Everyday Health | 10/5/2020

… as well as vegetables) may lower your odds of developing type 2 diabetes, a study published in July 2020 in The BMJ suggested. And note: Eating fancy superfruits wasn’t a requirement to reap these diabetes prevention perks.“The truth is, all fruits promote health and provide a variety of essential nutrients, such as fiber , antioxidants , vitamins, and minerals, making them worth building into our daily diets, no matter how basic …

Dr. Sarah Hallberg – ‘Eating Patterns and Metabolic Disease: What’s New in 2019/2020?’ | 10/5/2020

… glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist lower cognitive decline in type 2 diabetes? An exploratory analysis of the dulaglutide (Trulicity) cardiovascular outcome trial suggests so…” Click here for full story. Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Moves Toward Reality Science Daily: “Prevention or delay of type 1 diabetes could become a reality in the next few years, with teplizumab (PRV-031, Provention Bio) likely to become the first agent commercially …

Rooibos Tea Helped My Mom and the Science Behind It | Wordpress.com | 10/3/2020

… among others. It has some broncho-dilating effects, but it is best known for having no caffeine and a low amount of tannins. The main thing people drink it for is heart disease and diabetes prevention . It has several other benefits and was actually first used to treat colic in babies. It is also supposed to help reduce menstrual cramps. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25338943/ Several studies have noted that rooibos is …

Developing and Evaluating a Mobile Foot Care Application for Persons With Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized Pilot Study | 10/1/2020

… studies that show the effects of the internet and mobile phone usage on self-care activities of persons with diabetes 13 ; management of glycemic control 14 ; knowledge, behavior, and self-efficacy development 15 ; and diabetes prevention . 16 There are many studies in the literature regarding diabetic foot ulcers and mobile technologies. 17–19 An interpretive description study was performed by Kolltveit et al 17 (n = 33) to explore health care …

Ethnic Minorities Affected Most in Rise of Early Onset T2 Diabetes | Medscape | 9/30/2020

… think no single approach is going to be sufficient to deal with this huge, rising problem. “Obviously there are some great public heath initiatives coming out of NHS England at the moment, both the diabetes prevention programme and also the type 2 diabetes remission programme .” However, Dr Misra said that the “evidence base that those programmes work in people with early onset type 2 diabetes is lacking, and there’s some …

Hopi leader: Congress must act to save ‘life changing’ diabetes program | 9/30/2020

By Calah Schlabach /Cronkite News Sept. 30, 2020 Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma told the Senate Indian Affairs Committee that renewal of a special diabetes prevention program is “critical” for tribes, but it will expire in months if Congress does not act. (Photo courtesy Senate Indian Affairs Committee) WASHINGTON – A “life-changing” diabetes program for Native Americans will expire Dec. 11 if Congress doesn’t take action, advocates said. Hopi Chairman Timothy …

Naturally Slim Launches New Mobile App With Advanced Capabilities to Optimize User Experience | 9/30/2020

… to provide an optimized ‘on-the-go’ experience, increase engagement and improve long-term population health DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Naturally Slim® (NS), a digital behavioral health company focused on mind-body weight management and diabetes prevention within the employer-sponsored space, today announced the launch of its new NS Mobile App . The new app features an elevated and user-friendly UX design, which will drive participant engagement and improve overall …

Naturally Slim Launches New Mobile App With Advanced Capabilities to Optimize User Experience | 9/30/2020

… to provide an optimized ‘on-the-go’ experience, increase engagement and improve long-term population health DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Naturally Slim® (NS), a digital behavioral health company focused on mind-body weight management and diabetes prevention within the employer-sponsored space, today announced the launch of its new NS Mobile App . The new app features an elevated and user-friendly UX design, which will drive participant engagement and improve overall …

Naturally Slim Launches New Mobile App With Advanced Capabilities to Optimize User Experience | 9/30/2020

New NS Mobile App offers enhanced tools and features to provide an optimized ‘on-the-go’ experience, increase engagement and improve long-term population health DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Naturally Slim® (NS), a digital behavioral health company focused on mind-body weight management and diabetes prevention within the employer-sponsored space, today announced the launch of its new NS Mobile App . The new app features an elevated and user-friendly UX …

UGA Extension collaborates with USG to offer employees virtual diabetes prevention | 9/30/2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Diabetes Prevention Program was challenged with shifting to a completely virtual format. Trained Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Extension agents are delivering the program to community members across the state and collaborating with the University System of Georgia (USG) to offer the National Diabetes Prevention Program entirely online to faculty and staff. Nearly 88 million adults …

Including Dementia in Economic Analyses of Diabetes Prevention Program Has Little Effect | 9/29/2020

… for the intervention or substantially affect the health economic outcomes. As such, these analyses did not provide a compelling argument to routinely include dementia in public health models for lifestyle interventions.” Researchers adapted a diabetes prevention model describing an individual’s risk of type 2 diabetes, microvascular outcomes, cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure, cancer, osteoarthritis, depression, and mortality in England to include dementia. They then estimated dementia’s impact on cost-effectiveness …

Meta-Analysis of the Therapeutic Effect of Shenqi Jiangtang Granule on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus | 9/29/2020

… Study The literature of clinical RCTs related to Shenqi Jiangtang granules in the treatment of type 2 diabetes was considered, whether blind or not. 2.1.2. Research Object Patients who meet the “Chinese Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Guidelines (2017 Version)” [ 18 ] and are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, that is, patients with polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria, and body mass decline, random blood glucose ≥11.1 mmol/L, fasting Blood glucose (FBG …

Scott, Warner introduce legislation to increase access for diabetes care | 9/28/2020

… Mark Warner (D-VA), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced the PREVENT DIABETES Act. This legislation would increase access to the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model by allowing CDC-recognized virtual suppliers to participate in the program. “Diabetes remains the seventh leading cause of death in South Carolina and disproportionately impacts our most vulnerable communities,” said …

Love Your Health: The Benefits Of Food Journaling | 9/28/2020

Save As I write this column, I’m keeping a food journal. While I’ve done this many times over the years it’s still the best way for me to link how I feel with what I eat. I taught a yearlong Diabetes Prevention program for the National YMCA in partnership with the CDC. One of the biggest tools we equipped our participants with was food journaling. The participants were asked to …

Importance of Good Heart Health in Diabetes Prevention | 9/27/2020

by Colleen Fleiss on September 27, 2020 at 11:18 AM Heart Disease News A new study has revealed the importance of good cardiovascular (CVH) health in preventing type 2 diabetes among middle-aged people, regardless of genetic risk. The research is presented at this year’s annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and conducted by Kan Wang, Dr. Fariba Ahmadizar, and colleagues at the Department …

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Scott, Warner introduce legislation to increase access for diabetes care | 9/25/2020

Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Mark Warner (D-VA), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced the PREVENT DIABETES Act. This legislation would increase access to the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model by allowing CDC-recognized virtual suppliers to participate in the program.”Diabetes remains the seventh leading cause of death in South Carolina and …

New Bill Would Add Telehealth to Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program | mHealth Intelligence | 9/25/2020

Telehealth News New Bill Would Add Telehealth to Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program A bill filed this week would expand the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program to include telehealth services, thus improving access to care for millions of people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Source: ThinkStock By September 25, 2020 - A group of Senators has introduced a bill that would expand access to the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program through telehealth …

Scott, Warner Introduce Legislation to Increase Access for Diabetes Care | US Seante | 9/25/2020

… Tim Scott (R-SC), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced the PREVENT DIABETES Act. This legislation would increase access to the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model by allowing CDC-recognized virtual suppliers to participate in the program. “It’s no secret that diabetes is a disease that has disproportionately affected minority communities across the country. To ensure …

Life Insurance Industry Invests In Cognitive Health To Tackle Future Of Aging | 9/24/2020

This announcement says that the insurance industry is moving “towards serving the whole person — from heart disease and diabetes prevention to stress management, and, now, cognitive health.” In other words, prevention is better than cure to bolster profits. A holistic approach is essential, and early warnings are imperative. Same formula could be applied to solving problems afflicting Travel & Tourism. REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , 21 September 2020, PRNewswire – World Alzheimer’s Day – As …