Diabetes Drug may Help the Aging Brain

Diabetes Drug may Help the Aging Brain By Annette Pinder The Alzheimer’s Association recently reported on a six-year study highlighted in Diabetes Magazine which revealed that individuals taking the type 2 diabetes drug metformin appear to experience significantly slower declines in thinking and memory as they age. 

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Univera Helps Members with Diabetic Medication Costs

New Univera Healthcare programs to help protect members against rising costs of diabetic medications by Peter Kates Univera Healthcare is introducing three new programs to reduce the cost of diabetic medications for members in 2021. One in ten adults has diabetes and the cost of medications such as

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Univera Funding for Screening and Educating Individuals with Diabetes

Univera Healthcare commits $115,000 to Neighborhood Health Center of WNY, Inc. for new partnership aimed at curbing diabetes prevalence in the region  Funding for a new program will help screen and educate individuals with diabetes Buffalo, NY. – Univera Healthcare today announced a grant award in the amount

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Nutrition Program Recognized by the American Association of Diabetes

General Physician, PC is pleased to announce that it has earned accreditation from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Diabetes is now considered a pandemic with more than 30 million people in the United States believed to have the disease. Kelly Cardamone, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

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Thousands of upstate New Yorker’s Risk Blindness

Thousands of upstate New Yorkers with diabetes risk blindness by skipping eye exams Univera funds an effort to raise screening rates in Upstate’s lowest performing county Thirty-nine percent of Univera Healthcare commercial members living with diabetes are at risk for eye disease and even blindness because they

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Fit4D and WellCare Partner to Deliver Diabetes Management Solution to Members in New York

Fit4D, a leading tech-enabled diabetes management company based in New York City, and WellCare of New York, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today a partnership to deliver Fit4D’s personalized coaching program to WellCare members living with Type 2 diabetes in the state

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Cancer in Disguise

by Lee C. Ruotsi, MD, FACCWS, UHM What’s the big concern about diabetic foot ulcers? Here’s an alarming statistic – your risk of dying within five years of developing a diabetic foot ulcer is five times greater than that of prostate cancer and twice more than breast

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