Author | Gianna Melillo


Research Highlights Impact of SDOH on Veterans With CKD

October 30, 2020

A pair of abstracts presented at Kidney Week 2020 underscore the relationship between social determinants of health (SDOH) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) in military populations and the challenges of tracking these factors.

CMS Proposes New Rules for CGM Coverage Among Medicare Beneficiaries

October 29, 2020

This week, CMS proposed changes to the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthic Devices and Supplies (DMEPOS) coverage and payment policies which would expand Medicare coverage for continuous glucose monitors (CGMs).

Vitamin D, Marine ω-3 Fatty Acid Supplementations Have No Impact on AMD

October 29, 2020

Results from a prespecified ancillary study show neither vitamin D3 nor marine ω-3 fatty acid supplementation had a significant overall effect on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) incidence or progression.