Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Self-medicating for Diabetes

I’ve always believed that whatever we need to take care of ourselves can be found in nature.  Diseases such as diabetes have been around for centuries and people have survived it for a long time, and often without the use of “traditional” medication.  The internet has made it easy to research and diagnose symptoms of diabetes and even ways to treat it, but should we

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Diabetes Health Weekly Round Up

With so much going on,  you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Feeling Discouraged from Peripheral Neuropathy Pain and Depression Diabetes Health Tips for Taming Your Winter Allergies Diabetes Health Type 1: Who Could Love

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: CMS to Assess Penalties for Hospital-Acquired Illnesses

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/DH-Mar-1_-2017_-7_04_36-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! CMS has recently cut payments to 769 U.S. hospitals with high patient injury rates, and for the first time, this included the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs. These punishments come during the third year of Medicare penalties applied to hospitals with high patient injury rates, including patients who

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Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution

Word Puzzle Posted on Previous Day If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add me to your weekly word puzzle list.” If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post your challenge online. In the subject area write, “create my

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Diabetes Health in the News: Providers May Be Challenged by Stage 3 Meaningful Use Requirements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements, which are slated to begin in 2018. While the program has over a year until it starts, stakeholders are arguing that it is too burdensome and demanding for providers to meet meaningful use success goals. Some of the greatest challenges are expected to be submittal of clinical quality measure reports

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