Foods that spike a patient’s blood glucose are not what you think
When providing nutrition advice for patients with prediabetes, foods that can increase blood glucose levels are often not what you think. Here are three foods to watch out for.
How to identify patients with undetected prediabetes
One in three U.S. adults has prediabetes and only 10 percent know they have it. To incorporate prediabetes screening and identification into routine patient workflows, follow this toolkit.
AMA applauds efforts in NC to reach residents with prediabetes
New $5 million investment by BCBS of North Carolina to fund partnership between NC State University and NC Division of Public Health aimed at type 2 diabetes.
How IT can help physicians build relationships in diabetes fight
Technology can help link patients with prediabetes to local lifestyle-change programs, but the bonds between the referring physicians and the community organizations that run the programs cannot be maintained by electronic communication and data-s
Can you afford to offer a diabetes prevention program? Do this math
The business case for the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program is strong. A new tool helps you run numbers specific to your organization.
AMA brings physician, patient perspectives to HIMSS conference
AMA takes message to HIMSS that health IT must be evidence-based, validated, actionable and strengthen the patient-doctor relationship.
5 steps to help patients prevent diabetes
Early and intensive lifestyle intervention can prevent or delay diabetes. Follow these five steps to help prevent type 2 diabetes.
Why digital options must be part of fight against prediabetes
Growing evidence base shows effective lifestyle change does not have to occur in person. Learn more about digital type 2 diabetes prevention.
For patients with prediabetes, find lifestyle support that fits
Brief counseling about prediabetes is valuable, but physicians can dive deeper and get patients the right help to avoid type 2 diabetes.