Did you know that 1 in 10 Latino have been diagnosed diabetes? In fact, the rate of diabetes is higher among Latinos (11.8%) than Whites (7.4%) and Asians (9.5%), according to CDC data. This is problematic because the disease takes a harsh physical toll, from vision loss to amputation and death, and a big healthcare …
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In 2021, nearly 1 in 5 adults in the US with diabetes either skipped, delayed, or used less insulin than was needed to save money, according to a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Not taking the proper amount of insulin is dangerous, and can lead to diabetic ketoacidosis, which can be fatal. …
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Diabetes affects millions of Americans, especially Latinos. But the cost of insulin medications to manage the disease are unaffordable. Fortunately, recent strides have helped lower the cost of insulin medications, bringing financial relief to many households, and potentially saving lives. In honor of American Diabetes Alert Day on March 28, we’re highlighting these significant strides …
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Diabetes is a relentless disease that affects many families in Arizona and across the United States. A new report from ADHS explains just how much diabetes impacts our state’s health care system and communities, and recommends ways to improve the health of Arizonans by reducing the burden of diabetes. With a goal of achieving health […]
CMS has released new estimates on diabetes prevalence and an accompanying infographic to describe the latest data and known disparities among Medicare enrollees with diabetes. Diabetes is a condition of […]
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