On October 1, 2015, Medicare transitioned to using ICD-10 codes for processing claims. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), claims have been normally processing since this rollout. Approximately 10% of … Read More
Last May, 24-year-old Charlie Kimball was in Car #35, taking Turn 3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Firestone Freedom 100. He was in radio contact with his pit crew, who informed him that he had a headwind coming out of the turn and… Read More
In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that as many as half of all Americans who are alive today will end their lives in nursing homes, although it won’t be because their bodies cease to function,… Read More
Developing intimacy involves trusting and learning to understand the other person. Unfortunately, sexual issues, especially for women with diabetes, are often kept in the dark.
Many women who have felt emotional burdens related to sexual… Read More
Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company announced their primary results for the EMPA-REG outcome trial. The study showed that Jardiance® (empagliflozin), significantly reduces the risk for cardiovascular death, by 14%… Read More
In late September 2015, the FDA finally approved Tresiba, a diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk. This once daily medication is a long-acting drug that was previously rejected in 2013 after the FDA requested more data about the heart risks … Read More
I had a conversation with a friend whose father lives with type 1 diabetes and is in a nursing home. He has other health conditions that mean that he requires help to take care of his diabetes. My friend mentioned something that happened at the … Read More
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A new study suggests that physical activity levels and weight in children could affect their learning skills and cognitive abilities. Researchers examined 45 children between the ages of 7-11 of normal … Read More
I worry about my husband and how alcohol affects his diabetes. He usually has two glasses of wine a night with dinner. Is that too much?
Alcohol is such a big part of everyday relaxation and celebration for… Read More