Category Archives: Diabetes

Diabetes Lifestyle Importance Known, Not Practiced

Findings from the “Study to Help Improve Early Evaluation and Management of Risk Factors Leading to Diabetes” (SHIELD) revealed some interesting information about the behaviors of people with diabetes. SHIELD is the largest nongovernmental longitudinal survey in the U.S., and the results were presented at the 2011 American Diabetes Association meeting. Investigators from a variety...
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Two-thirds of Diabetes Patients Not Controlling the Disease Adequately

According to a study published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine there is a direct correlation between the amount of a patient's out-of-pocket co-pay and prescription abandonment. The study noted that insulin was among the drugs more likely to be abandoned. It is already a well-known fact that therapy non-compliance, already a problem...
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