This point-of-care model can boost diabetes prevention referrals
Prompting Medicare patients to seek diabetes prevention help is aided by the right clinical tool and physician encouragement.
Use the EHR to help your Medicare patients with prediabetes
Patient registries created with EHRs make it possible to efficiently identify patients with prediabetes and refer them for needed preventive care.
A crisis in cardiovascular health: What to tell your patients
Heart disease is America’s biggest killer, and it's making a deadly comeback. Here's how you can talk to your patients about preventing heart disease.
6 lifestyle changes patients with obesity, prediabetes should make
Lifestyle changes can help patients with obesity and prediabetes. Here are some changes patients can make to reverse prediabetes.
How anti-obesity bias hinders patients' lifestyle change efforts
Weight bias and stigma can worsen health outcomes in patients with obesity. Here is what physicians should know.
This physician gets a leg up on diabetes prevention referral
Learn how a San Francisco private practice physician takes advantage of an innovative referral system of lifestyle coaches.
Ditch juice box, pick up water bottle to boost prevention
New study suggests consuming 100% fruit juices raises all-cause mortality risk. More research is needed on potential harm to the body.
Why your patients should lace up their walking shoes
Turns out older women don’t need to walk to 10,000 steps a day to see a health benefit. Discover how smaller amounts of movement can make a difference.
Diabetes prevention message not getting through? What you can do
More than a quarter of adults eligible for a diabetes prevention program express interest in participating, but few are being referred.