New Video Tracks Diabetes Management
The total cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States in 2007 amounted to $174 billion, estimates the American Association of Diabetes. Adults with diabetes are more at risk for strokes and heart disease than those without diabetes.
Proper control of diabetes goes beyond prescribed pills and injections to convincing individuals with diabetes to self-manage their condition, paying critical and ongoing attention to weight, diet, glucose levels, blood pressure and other clinical metrics.
Watch how 83 healthcare companies are working to control diabetes in their populations, and learn how the Hudson River HealthCare diabetes cooperative is helping 3,400 adult patients manage their weight.
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