Topic: Diabetes

Diabetes: Prevention Programs

Jun 2016 | Assessment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes and 1.7 million adults are newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus each year. The direct medical costs of diabetes were estimated to be $176 billion in 2012. Interventions to prevent diabetes have the potential to save the health care system substantial […]

Diabetes: Type 2

Nov 2019 | Assessment

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a condition where cells do not respond adequately to insulin and so there are high glucose (sugar) levels. In the United States approximately 30 million individuals have diabetes mellitus (DM), of whom 95% have T2DM. Patients with DM are at increased risk for damage to larger and smaller blood […]

Diabetes: Type 2

Oct 2014 | Assessment

The management of type 2 diabetes has received significant attention over the past decade due to the increasing prevalence of this condition and the rise in costs associated with its treatment. Approximately 29 million Americans have diabetes, of whom 95% have the type 2 form. The key findings of the report, along with CEPAC’s votes, […]

Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2

Feb 2016 | Assessment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes and 1.7 million adults are newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (DM) each year. To treat diabetes, approximately 6 million Americans use insulin therapy as part of their treatment plan to control their blood glucose level. During the meeting, the CTAF […]