Chronic Care

Many Patients Do Not Receive Support Needed for Emotional Aspects of Living With Diabetes

A study of self-reported data from more than 9000 people found overall need for better access to psychological and other non-medical diabetes care for people living with diabetes and their caregivers.

Help Patients with T2D Eat Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time for fellowship with family and friends and bonding over delicious meals. Although this time spent bonding is actually good for one's health, many of the tasty treats can wreak havoc on those with diabetes.

Many Patients With Asthma Using Their Inhalers Incorrectly

Investigators at Propeller Health, in conjunction with the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado, gathered data from 7558 patients, and found that 84% of patients took less than 30 seconds between the first and the second puff of their rescue or controller inhaler.

Patients with Parkinson Disease: Mind the Medication

A pair of studies indicate that patients with Parkinson Disease are at high risk for medication misadventure.

FDA: Glucose Monitoring Sensor Can Be Implanted By NPs, PAs

Eversense's Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System has received FDA approval for allowing nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to be certified to place the sensor and to file claims with insurance plans.

Faulty Test Strips Recalled for Patients Using Warfarin

The Class I recall encompasses 43 lots with more than 1.1 million packages of Roche Diagnostics' CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips.

Sesame Could be Added to Food Labels as a Major Allergen

In an effort to protect individuals with sesame allergies, the FDA has taken a first step towards consideration of adding sesame to the list of allergens required to be identified on food labels.

First Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector Approved by FDA

The FDA has approved the first generic epinephrine auto-injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis.

Study: Digital Health Interventions Needed to Improve Outcomes for Youth with HIV

Traditional approaches to improve treatment adherence and outcomes in youth with HIV have been inadequate, according to researchers.

Shared Language Can Improve Outcomes for Spanish-speaking Patients with Diabetes

When it comes to diabetes, that lack of a shared language can be a tremendous barrier to care.