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May 1, 2016

Leveraging information technology for diabetes. Dr. Melanie Mabrey, Vice President Clinical Practice.

In by Susan Lawrence

Technology in diabetes care has come a long way in a short period of time. Since the introduction of the home blood glucose (BG) meter and analog insulins, diabetes care has made great strides. With continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and insulin infusion pumps, diabetes care is advancing and quickly moving toward an artificial pancreas to replace the normal islet cell …

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April 1, 2015

How new tech, treatments impact diabetes costs.

In by Heather DelCarpini

According to the Economic Cost of Diabetes study by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the total estimated cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States is $245 billion, including $176 billion in direct medical costs and $69 billion in reduced productivity. Individuals with diagnosed diabetes incur an average in medical expenditures of about $13,700 per year, of which about $7,900 …