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Diabetes risk increases sharply


NEW YORK — The risk of diabetes has doubled, with 40% of Americans born between 2001 and 2011 at risk of developing the disease, according to a new study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

CDC reports rise in doc visits by diabetes patients


ATLANTA – Office-based physician visits made by diabetes patients rose 20% between 2005 and 2010, according to a new data brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CDC: 9.3% of U.S. population has diabetes


WASHINGTON – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the National Diabetes Statistics Report 2014 this week and it’s not pretty.

Study shows link between OSA, diabetes


NEW YORK – A new study of more than 8,500 patients in Canada has demonstrated a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the development of diabetes, the American Thoracic Society announced June 6.

Diabetes rates rise


YARMOUTH, Maine – Diabetes is on the rise, but so is control of the condition, according to a new study.

ActiveCare program cuts healthcare costs, study says


OREM, Utah – Patients participating in ActiveCare’s diabetes management program saw first-year cost savings of nearly $3,400 each, according to a study published in US Endocrinology.

Onehealth Solutions helps diabetes patients do 360


HOLLAND, Mich. – Mike Archambault dislikes the term wellness.

Nipro initiates voluntary recall


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nipro Diagnostics has initiated a voluntary recall and replacement of a limited number of TRUEbalance and TRUEtrack blood glucose meters.

ActiveCare ready to ‘unlock’ growth opportunity


OREM, Utah – ActiveCare, a diabetes and chronic disease management company, has retained DelMorgan & Co. to serve as its financial adviser, it was announced today.

Shake your tail feathers everyone! It's Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

We've written stories in the past about how home medical equipment allows people to travel to visit friends and relatives for the holidays.