One of the best ways to increase compliance when treating diabetes is to ensure patients fully understand the importance of treatment, according to Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FACE, FNLA, medical director and principal investigator at the Metabolic Institute of America. However, this can be difficult for physicians with a limited amount of time for patient visits.
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A new study finds that the prevalence of diabetes is significantly higher among non-obese Filipino Americans aged 50 and older than in their white counterparts, even after controlling for lifestyle factors.
This week, the top managed care stories included a new rule from CMS to end abuse on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges; a study that indicates type 2 diabetes may possibly be reversed; and CareMore unveils a new care model that takes place in the dentist's chair.
Standard biomarker tests miss many patients who develop kidney failure. Also, many patients who are not at high risk end up in clinical trials, adding expense when they will not help researchers prove anything.


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