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Diabetes responsible for more U.S. deaths than previously thought March 10, 2017By Leah LawrencePrevious estimates based on cause of death on death certificates underestimated the problem. Abdominal obesity linked to risk of type 2 diabetes March 10, 2017By Leah LawrenceA genetic predisposition to having increased abdominal fat increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study. High-deductible plan switch shows little effect on diabetes patients February 07, 2017By Leah LawrenceNew study indicates vulnerable subgroups of diabetes patients did experience adverse outcomes due to change in health insurance coverage. CMS defines certain continuous glucose monitors as DME February 07, 2017By Leah LawrenceNew definition opens the door to full Medicare coverage for CGMs. Diabetes accounts for majority of U.S. healthcare spending January 19, 2017By Leah LawrenceOf 155 conditions, personal healthcare spending on diabetes tops list, according to new study. HbA1c predicts diabetes risk in children January 19, 2017By Leah LawrenceThe easy-to-administer test was useful in predicting diabetes risk, and prediabetes status in children and adolescents. Level of neighborhood deprivation linked to diabetes risk May 09, 2016By Leah LawrenceNew data suggest that neighborhood environments have significant effects on health. All-or-none diabetes system could reduce costs of care May 09, 2016By Leah LawrenceAfter initial investment, approach could help reduce outpatient and professional costs while maintaining or improving outcomes, new study says. HHS seeks Medicare benefit for diabetes prevention program April 01, 2016By Leah LawrenceLifestyle counseling program would be first to be eligible for expansion to all Medicare beneficiaries under the Affordable Care Act. CMS diabetes prevention program saved money, improved health April 01, 2016By Leah LawrenceCommunity-based program helped beneficiaries lose weight and learn healthy diet and physical activity habits, according to federal agency.