Post Tagged with: "diabetes"

Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Obesity Surgery in Diabetes Mellitus: A Three Year Trial Shows High “Cure Rates.” The Implications for Population Health

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April 5, 2014

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WELLNESS:

In case there is any doubt about the long-term efficacy of obesity surgery for diabetes, check out this three year study that was just published by the New England Journal of Medicine.

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How does exercise benefit the body?

How does exercise benefit the body?

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March 18, 2014

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Cardiovascular, Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Exercise & fitness, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli, Obesity & weight loss, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, Sports and Health:

By Dov Michaeli There is very little that we, the crown jewel of evolution, have to be envious of lower mammals. Or so we keep… Read More ›

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Diabetes Control and Lower Weight Is Associated With Statistically Significant Savings

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March 2, 2014

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Costs:

Ultimately, while this study doesn’t prove that successful population health management for diabetes would save money, it’s one more piece of evidence pointing in that direction.

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Prospect Theory In Patient Empowerment for Medical Decision Making

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February 15, 2014

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As the DMCB understands it, prospect theory makes the unspoken biases that we all have more explicit. By identifying all the background assumptions and preferences that patients bring to the physician’s office, decision-making can be crafted so that everyone (family, doc and patient) is on the same page.

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Dov Michaeli MD, PhD is author of The Doctor Weighs In (On Everything)

Unintended Consequences of Increased Minimum Wage

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January 15, 2014

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Food and nutrition, Health care & health policy, health disparities, Michaeli, Psychology & behavior:

By Dov Michaeli I don’t think there is a convincing moral argument against providing a living wage for full time work, “moral hazard”-type arguments notwithstanding.… Read More ›

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Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations

Set Your Sight on Healthy Vision if You Have Diabetes

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November 24, 2013

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, WELLNESS:

Teleophthalmology is one of my favorite telemedicine applications because it often brings access to screenings to those who might otherwise not receive them. And it helps improve the experience of care and limit costs for patients. Since November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, I thought I’d share some advice for those with the disease from the National Eye Institute.

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Does Diet and Exercise Prevent Diabetes or Help Persons with Diabetes Live Longer?

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November 13, 2013

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PROVIDERS, WELLNESS:

It’s such a no-brainer, right? If persons at risk for diabetes would only eat right and exercise more, they’d avoid the disease. And for those who develop diabetes, diet and exercise will reduce death rates and complications. Yes and no, say Elizabeth Sumamo Schellenberg and colleagues at the University of Alberta.

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Health2con Silicon Valley: A Moment with @AkhilaSatish CEO MyCyberDoctor.com

Health2con Silicon Valley: A Moment with @AkhilaSatish CEO MyCyberDoctor.com

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October 25, 2013

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, People in healthcare, Technology in healthcare:

In this Health 2.0 Conference video, Pat Salber, MD interviews Akhila Satish, CEO of CyberDoctor. Listen as Akhila describes her journey from student to entrepreneur. Her app helps diabetes better understand what they need to do to improve their health and adhere to their treatment plan…and it works. She discusses a recent independent clinical study that documented use of her app led to an improvement in HbA1c levels in a group of uncontrolled diabetics.

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Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

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October 9, 2013

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Food and nutrition, Medicine: wellness & disease:

By Patricia Salber A small, qualitative study on “Challenges to Health Eating for People with Diabetes in a Low-Income, Minority Neighborhood” appears in the October… Read More ›

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Platforms vs. Products in Connected Health

Platforms vs. Products in Connected Health

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October 6, 2013

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Cardiovascular, Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Technology in healthcare:

By Dr. Joseph Kvedar First Posted at The cHealth Blog on 9/24/2013 The mobile health revolution is occurring in the midst of a much broader… Read More ›

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