Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Doctors Make the Best Hospital Leaders

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! The challenges associated with operating a hospital are complex and require extraordinary leaders to navigate them. While doctors were previously viewed as ill-prepared for these leadership roles, times have changed. An emphasis on patient-centered care now means that physicians make some of the best hospital leaders. This

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: American Heart Association Requests Medicare Offer Telehealth Coverage

Podcast: Play in new window | Download  Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! The American Heart Association (AHA) recently issued a statement advocating for Medicare to begin coverage of cardiovascular disease telehealth services. The recommendation encourages Medicare to provide coverage for services for heart and stroke care, in part because telehealth services can increase care accessibility while reducing costs.

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Food Supplement Could Treat Rare Disease

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study recently found that a popular food supplement could reduce the effects of Familial Dysautonomia(FD). Researchers from Tel Aviv University studied neuron degeneration caused by FD in mice, and they found that phosphatidylserine– a food supplement – could actually reverse the effects. FD is a

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Lubiprostone Acts as Effective Constipation Treatment in Diabetes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study has found that lubiprostone is an effective and safe way to treat chronic constipation in diabetes. This medication can decrease colonic transit time and increase spontaneous bowel movements in people with diabetes and chronic idiopathic constipation. The findings were published in the American Journal

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Automated Diabetes Prevention Programs Can Lead to Healthy Behavioral Changes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! New research has found that fully automated diabetes prevention programs can lead to healthy behavioral changes among adults with prediabetes. These changes included improved physical activity and dietary habits when compared to the control group. Headed by Dr. Gladys Block, scientific director of Berkeley, California’s Turnaround Health,

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