Medicare’s diabetes prevention benefit: What doctors should know
New CME from the AMA offers insight into helping your patients take advantage of Medicare’s new payment for diabetes prevention programs.
Lifestyle change: Diet myths busted, nutrition facts delivered
Each year there is a growing need for physicians to encourage lifestyle changes for chronic disease prevention. This is what physicians need to know.
How prediabetes exacts a $43 billion toll on U.S. economy
We know the numbers of U.S. adults with prediabetes. But what toll does the burden of prediabetes have on the U.S. economy? Find out more.
AMA, senators urging CMS to expand availability of diabetes program
AMA welcomes support from senators who see the promise of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) model.
Why your patients with prediabetes might benefit from interval training
Two weeks of interval training provides the same benefits for patients with prediabetes as continuous exercises like jogging, a study suggests. Find out more.
Role reversal: Physician participates in diabetes prevention program
For an internist in Ann Arbor, Michigan, participating in a diabetes prevention program has helped him further the conversation about prediabetes. Learn more.
How your care team can master the prediabetes conversation
Awareness and timely action can prevent progression to type 2 diabetes. Know the answers to these questions to have effective patient talks about prediabetes and prevention.