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The market for wound care products booms among a growing older and diabetic patient pool, but many treatments are untested and funding for research falls short.
Medicare is trying to deter overuse of hyperbaric therapy, and some experts question its effectiveness for healing diabetic wounds, one of the treatment’s fastest-growing uses.
This year’s American Diabetes Association scientific meeting comes with a hefty price — a policy of no photography and limits on social media. That did not go over well on Twitter.
With the cost of medications up 300 percent in the past decade, supporters see this as a first step to rein in prices.
A program to boost physical activity at parks around California can help people lose weight and prevent – or control – chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Participants in a mostly online diabetes self-management program had lower blood sugar and were more likely to take their medicine regularly, study finds.
UCLA researchers found that nearly half of adults in California have undiagnosed diabetes or elevated blood sugar that often leads to the disease.