Important Diabetes Tech Advances in Early 2015

Insulin Nation

We’ve barely begun 2015, but early returns suggest it’s going to be a banner year for diabetes technology. The Type 1 Tech Roundup – February, 2015.

Infographic – Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey

American Well Blog

Click here to download our eBook “American Well’s Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey.” ” The post Infographic – Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey appeared first on American Well. Want to know more?

Infographic – Telehealth Index: 2015 Physician Survey

American Well Blog

Click here to download our eBook “American Well’s Telehealth Index: 2015 Physician Survey.”. The post Infographic – Telehealth Index: 2015 Physician Survey appeared first on American Well. Want to know more?

4 Baseball Players with Type 1 to Watch in 2015

Insulin Nation

If you’re a baseball fan, then nothing makes you smile in winter like the phrase “pitchers and catchers”, which is the signal for the start of Spring Training.

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The Type 1 Tech Roundup – February, 2015

Insulin Nation

Sayer projects that the company’s revenue growth in 2015 will land somewhere around 35% to 40%, reaching anywhere from $340 million to $360 million in revenue. Tattoos for blood glucose readings.

#WWBR Week of July 27, 2015

Chilmark Research

The post #WWBR Week of July 27, 2015 appeared first on Chilmark Research. Hipaa’s Use as Code of Silence Often Misinterprets the Law. Paula Span for The New York Times. “Confusion about HIPAA privacy and security is one thing. Feigned confusion is another.

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The 2015 Type 1 Naughty and Nice List

Insulin Nation

The post The 2015 Type 1 Naughty and Nice List appeared first on Insulin Nation. Santa Claus and the NSA aren’t the only ones making lists and checking them twice.

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Telemedicine Today (#tday): December 2015

American Well Blog

Welcome to the the final edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today for 2015! As another year approaches its end, we take a look back at 2015 as a year of great progress in the evolving Telemedicine industry. A few of Avizia’s proudest moments from 2015: Forbes – Avizia Is Transforming Healthcare Through Telemedicine. Telemedicine may just be the biggest trend in digital health in 2015. The post Telemedicine Today (#tday): December 2015 appeared first on American Well.

Telemedicine Today (#tday): October 2015

American Well Blog

The post Telemedicine Today (#tday): October 2015 appeared first on American Well. Welcome to the October edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! For those new to this feature, we share the telehealth industry’s hottest news, events, legislation, insight and more. Seeing Your Doctor from Your Couch. Medical Design Technology.

Telemedicine Today (#tday): September 2015

American Well Blog

The post Telemedicine Today (#tday): September 2015 appeared first on American Well. Welcome to the September edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! For those new to this feature, we share the telehealth industry’s hottest news, events, legislation, insight and more. Fall has officially arrived in Virginia! The air is crisp and the leaves are beginning to change. As we bid farewell to summer, Avizia is excited to continue influencing positive growth throughout the Telemedicine industry.

10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015

Insulin Nation

In 2015, Type 1 treatments that once seemed far-fetched have taken major steps forward. In fact, the company had a 2015 it might want to forget, partly because…. If a good time existed to have Type 1 diabetes, this would be it.

Blog review of 2015

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I blogged half as many articles as last year, and yet my readership only dropped by 16%. I am amazed at all you loyal readers. I wish I had more than 28 blog articles this year to give you. Falling mostly in the category of FHIR, Consent/AccessControl, or De-Identification. I hope that they were useful. Thanks.

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Telemedicine Today (#tday): August 2015

American Well Blog

The post Telemedicine Today (#tday): August 2015 appeared first on American Well. Welcome to the August edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! For those new to this feature, we share the telehealth industry’s hottest news, events, legislation, insight and more. Check back each month, or click here to subscribe.

Telemedicine Today (#tday): July 2015

American Well Blog

Known as the Telemedicine for Medicare, or TELE-MED, Act of 2015, seeks to address state licensure laws that create barriers for providers to practice telemedicine in states where they are not licensed. The post Telemedicine Today (#tday): July 2015 appeared first on American Well. We’re excited to bring you the second edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today newsletter! SO much has happened this month in the Telemedicine industry and here at Avizia.

Telemedicine Today (#tday): June 2015

American Well Blog

When final payment rules governing how Medicare will pay healthcare providers and suppliers in 2015 were released last October, CMS added seven procedures to the telehealth list of covered services, including annual wellness visits, psychotherapy services, and prolonged services in the office. The post Telemedicine Today (#tday): June 2015 appeared first on American Well. Welcome to the first installment of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today, #tday for all you Twitter users. Each

Introducing American Well’s Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey

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The post Introducing American Well’s Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey appeared first on American Well.

The 2015 Type 1 Naughty and Nice List

Insulin Nation

Santa Claus and the NSA aren’t the only ones making lists and checking them twice. Here at Insulin Nation, we’ve compiled a list of who has made a positive impact for the diabetes community and who deserves a lump of coal. See if you agree: Naughty.

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10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015

Insulin Nation

In 2015, Type 1 treatments that once seemed far-fetched have taken major steps forward. In fact, the company had a 2015 it might want to forget, partly because…. If a good time existed to have Type 1 diabetes, this would be it.

3 Big Healthcare Trends To Watch in 2015

BHM Healthcare Solutions

October 1, 2015 is the much-anticipated roll out date of ICD-10 , the 10 th revision of the World Health Organization’s system to classifying “ medical records, including diseases, symptoms, abnormal findings and external causes of injury.”

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2015 Trends for Rural Hospitals and Rural Healthcare

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Could cloud-based software be the saving grace for rural hospitals in 2015? Essentially, this means in 2015 we might see more rural hospitals partnering with bigger healthcare systems to absorb costs and ultimately keep doors open.

Parent Refuses Insulin for Teen with Type 1

Insulin Nation

On September 30, 2015, a 13-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital because of symptoms of untreated diabetes. There is a disturbing report out of Ireland of a parent refusing to give her child insulin to treat Type 1 diabetes.

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Not One More Missed Type 1 Diagnosis

Insulin Nation

In 2015, North Carolina legislators have been considering legislation, known as Reegan’s Rule, named for a toddler who died from undiagnosed Type 1. Advocates calling for earlier Type 1 detection have formed a new group to raise awareness about the dangers of a missed Type 1 diagnosis.

Mark Lowe – The Playoffs Pitcher with Type 1

Insulin Nation

Since those surgeries, he has had a hard time sticking with one ballclub, and he was fighting to extend his career as he came into the 2015 season. Photo credit: Toronto Blue Jays. Each year, baseball’s playoffs are filled with unlikely heroes.

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Lilly Acquires Rights to Nasal Glucagon

Insulin Nation

The announcement of the deal comes after Locemia has enjoyed a series of positive trial results for nasal glucagon in 2015; the most recent study data released showed the treatment proved safe for children , ages 4 to 17, with Type 1.

FDA Approves First Receiver-Less CGM

Insulin Nation

Dexcom is offering customers a no-cost upgrade if they purchased the previous generation product, the G4 Platinum, during the month of August, 2015.

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Hey McFly, Where’s My Type 1 Cure?!

Insulin Nation

October 21, 2015 is the day Marty McFly travels from 1989 to “now” in Back to the Future II. The future is now. There he confronts the many ways the future has changed, from hoverboards to 3D movie posters.

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Nasal Glucagon Proves Safe for Kids

Insulin Nation

Piché hopes to announce the results of other nasal glucagon trials in September 2015. Glucagon can make the difference between life and death during a severe bout of hypoglycemia, but using it requires someone to mix up and inject the right dosage during a crisis situation.

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U.S. Pays Much More Than UK for Insulin

Insulin Nation

In 2014, for example, Sanofi’s then-CEO Chris Viehbacher warned that sales for Lantus might flatline as insurers would demand discounts in 2015 for the popular basal insulin. A new study finds that people with diabetes in the U.S. are paying between 5.7 times and 7.5

Tresiba Gets FDA Approval

Insulin Nation

On September 25, 2015, the FDA announced it had approved two new insulin products, Tresiba and Ryzodeg, to treat people with Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

Why Every Child Should Be Tested for Type 1

Insulin Nation

North Carolina legislators introduced identical bills in the state’s House (HB 20, January 28, 2015) and Senate (SB 27, February 3, 2015) to require medical practitioners who provide well-child care to ensure that diabetes screening is performed upon each child at birth, and then at ages one and two.

Diabetes Makes a Cameo in The Walking Dead

Insulin Nation

Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC Last Halloween, we wrote a tongue-in-cheek story on how people with Type 1 diabetes could survive a zombie apocalypse. Now, the show The Walking Dead has provided proof that someone on insulin did survive an outbreak of zombieism…if only brief SMALL SPOILER ALERT.

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Acetaminophen Can Affect Meter and CGM Readings

Insulin Nation

In 2015, clinical investigators published a paper in Diabetes Care describing meter and monitor variations for a group of acetaminophen-using patients who tested both with meters and CGMs.

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This is Not a Nick Jonas Article

Insulin Nation

If there is one indelible face that has become the symbol of Type 1 diabetes in 2015, it’s Nick Jonas, he of the dark hair, foxy gaze, and washboard abs. Commentary November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a good time to take stock of the past year.

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Dr. Ben Carson’s Dietary Supplement Troubles

Insulin Nation

In May 2015, former Governor Mike Huckabee had to take time out of his candidacy to defend his 2014 involvement with a dietary supplement that was a supposed cure for diabetes. Albert H.

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How to Detect Type 1 Years in Advance

Insulin Nation

There has been a push to catch Type 1 diabetes before diabetic ketoacidosis sets in, but some researchers wonder if we should be catching Type 1 years before symptoms appear. That was the focus of a recent JDRF webinar led by the organization’s chief scientific officer, Dr. Richard Insel.

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Reegan’s Rule Passes in North Carolina

Insulin Nation

After months of political wrangling, North Carolina legislators succeeded in passing a bill that would promote diabetes screening for infants and toddlers, and parent education about the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes.

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EMTs Learn Not All Lows are The Same

Insulin Nation

The results of this pilot program were presented at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference in March 2015. Quick Hit. Too often, EMTs and other first responders fail to recognize that not all bouts of hypoglycemia are the same.

The Supreme Court Justice with Type 1

Insulin Nation

The odds that Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is the first person with diabetes to be seated on the highest court are pretty long. However, Justice Sotomayor is the first to reveal her diabetes diagnosis in a very public way.

7 Tips for Supporting an Anxious Person with Type 1

Insulin Nation

A few months before I graduated college, I was diagnosed with ADHD, Generalized Anxiety, and OCD. Now that I’m taking medicine for ADHD, which also helps with my anxiety, I realize the impact my mental health has on my diabetes. When I notice triggers that affect both, I try to work on them.

The Day I Wore My Son’s CGM

Insulin Nation

At around 8:30pm one night I asked my son if he could put on his CGM—he was going to have an active week and I wanted more experience monitoring his blood sugar levels. He balked at the idea. To prove that it wasn’t a big deal to wear a CGM, I came up with the bright idea to wear it myself.

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