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The 26 states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have an increased number of newly diagnoses diabetes patients, according a new study in the journal Diabetes Care, which likely means that providers in the Medicaid expansion states are able to diagnose and treat these patients earlier.
Diabetics age 50 and older are interested in using mobile apps as part of their treatment and care, but say the technology should be customized and greater education is necessary regarding data security and privacy protection, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR).
A new skin patch featuring a biosensor and communications system that works off a smartphone may one day help diabetics better manage their condition while providing real-time monitoring of glucose measurements.
Cigna-HealthSpring is teaming with Telcare to provide remote monitoring and care engagement services to diabetes patients in the Texas Medicaid STAR+PLUS program.
A new app providing continuous glucose readings via a diabetes blood sugar monitor is being prepped to work with the Apple Watch when it hits market in just a few months.
The first set of mobile apps for diabetics looking to share data collected by continuous glucose monitors can head to market thanks to a green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A shortage of medicinal drugs in the United States may have caused 15 deaths, according to Time.
Text messages can help keep teen diabetics engaged in healthcare issues and treatment, according to a new study published in the American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Spectrum.
Today's mobile apps are helping diabetics aggregate blood sugar and nutritional data from multiple platforms and devices and logging data into central portals accessible anywhere, according to Steve Robinson, general manager of the Cloud Platform Services Division for IBM.