PayerDiabetes Drug's New Weight Loss Formula Fuels Cost-Benefit Debate
It's no surprise that some of the same drugs for diabetes are being reformulated and renamed by manufacturers as a...
PayerThough Millions Are at Risk for Diabetes, Medicare Struggles to Expand Prevention Program
Out of an estimated 16 million Medicare beneficiaries whose excess weight and risky A1c level make them eligible, only 3,600...
StrategyWalmart Launches Private Brand Analog Insulin
The diabetes care announcement marks the latest healthcare foray by the retail giant.
TelehealthTeladoc, OSU Wexner, Tag-team on Diabetes Care Initiative
Teladoc's Livongo program focuses on sustainable behavioral changes that improve glycemic and HbA1c metrics for patients.
Clinical CareRemove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.
Black patients are about four times as likely to have kidney failure as white Americans, and who make up more...
Covid-19Masks at the Campfire: Summer Camps for Kids With Medical Needs Adapt to Covid
While mitigating the risk of covid infections at any of the country?s approximately 15,000 camps is a priority, it is...
StrategyAnother Soda Tax Bill Dies. Another Win for Big Soda.
Despite its tarnished reputation, the deep-pocketed soft drink industry continues to exert its political influence in California.
Clinical Care'Painless' Glucose Monitors Pushed Despite Little Evidence They Help Most Diabetes Patients
Nearly 2 million people with diabetes wear the monitors today, twice the number in 2019.
Strategy'An Arm and a Leg': Revisiting Insulin: How the Medicine Got So Expensive
"An Arm and a Leg" is a podcast about healthcare costs, and its second season is co-produced by KHN.
TechnologyStudy: Use of Daily Foot-Temperature Sensing Mat Avoids Amputation In Patients With Diabetes
Use of innovative technology also reduced hospital admissions, as well as ER and outpatient visits.
Clinical CarePush Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians' High Heart Risks
South Asians account for 60% of all heart disease cases, even though ? at 2 billion people ? they make...
StrategyProgressive Group Highlights Trump, Tillis Weakness on Insulin Price Tags
This election cycle ? coinciding with a looming threat to the Affordable Care Act and millions of people losing jobs...