Rita Basu, MD, Discusses The Role of Testosterone Supplementation in Men with Diabetes
Accounting for what is known about the association between diabetes and low testosterone in men, Rita Basu, MD, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN provides her insights on the role of testosterone supplementation in men with diabetes, and notes how clinical and managed care perspectives are integrated in practice.
This video was taken at the American Diabetes Associations 73rd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL.
The test, the first-ever to distinguish the type 1 form of diabetes, could detect the ZnT8 autoantibody in 65 percent of the samples from patients with diagnosed type 1 diabetes and gave false positive results in less than two percent of the samples from patients diagnosed with other disease.
A century ago, employee health and well-being was of such little concern to most US employers that it took the passage of workers’ compensation laws for most to care, because suddenly it affected the bottom line.
HHS said that many Medicare Advantage plans wrongly inflated patient risk scores, costing the government billions. Although no insurers were specifically named, HHS researchers said it was evident that the practice of overbilling was occurring industry wide.
On the second day of “Patient-Centered Diabetes Care: Putting Theory Into Practice,” Jan Berger, MD, MJ, president of Health Intelligence Partners, moderated the panel discussion “Measuring the Impact of Pharmacists in Diabetes Patient Care."