Topic: Diabetes

Diabetes: Prevention Programs

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

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

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. For questions, please contact info@icer.org. 2014 Interventions of Interest: Sulfonylureas […]

Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2

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. For questions, contact info@icer.org. Intervention […]