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This section is dedicated to our loyal subscribers. These tools for your practice include charts & hand-held reference cards, instruction sheets for drugs, drug reference guides, handouts for your patients, and other educational tools for you and your patients that can be used as quick reference or printable material.

AAAHC Releases Obesity Management Patient Toolkit

  AAAHC Releases Obesity Management Patient Toolkit   The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care has released a toolkit for obesity management, Disease Management: Obesity in Adults. The tool is intended to empower medical professionals to discuss obesity management with their patients and includes a discussion of treatment options, as …

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ACO Performance Measures and Results

ACO Performance Measures and Results    Of the 32 original Pioneer ACO participants, nine dropped out after the first year and another four have dropped out for this year citing increased costs of care as a reason. While these plans had losses in the first year of as much as …

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IDF Diabetes Atlas – North America and Caribbean

Diabetes is a huge and growing problem, and the costs to society are high and escalating. More was spent in 2013 in North America and the Caribbean than in any other region. The Top 5 countries for prevalence in North America and the Caribbean are: Belize, Guyana, Curacao, Martinique, and …

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IDF Diabetes Atlas – Africa

Diabetes is a huge and growing problem, and the costs to society are high and escalating. In Africa, 76% of deaths due to diabetes were in people under the age of 60. The Top 5 countries for prevalence in Africa are: Reunion, Seychelles, Gabon, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. To find …

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IDF Diabetes Atlas – Europe

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Diabetes is a huge and growing problem, and the costs to society are high and escalating. Europe has the highest prevalence of children with type 1 diabetes. The Top 5 countries for prevalence in Europe are: Turkey, Montenegro, Macedonia, TFYR, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. To find out more, follow …

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12 Best Fiber Foods

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12 Best Fiber Foods  Carbs raise blood sugar but fiber can moderate that rise. Fiber comes with a host of other health benefits as well besides the fact that fibrous food is more satiating. Here is a list from dLife of 12 foods high in fiber to provide to your patients …

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IDF Diabetes Atlas – Southeast Asia

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Diabetes is a huge and growing problem, and the costs to society are high and escalating. In Southeast Asia, half of people with diabetes are undiagnosed. The Top 5 countries for prevalence in this region are: Mauritius, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. To find out more, follow the link. …

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The Risk Calculator

The Risk Calculator  Predicting Risk for Developing Diabetes. Blood glucose levels measured in hospitalized patients during acute illness can be used to predict the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the following three years. The Risk Calculator

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IDF Diabetes Atlas – Middle East and North Africa

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Diabetes is a huge and growing problem, and the costs to society are high and escalating. In the Middle East and North Africa, 1 in 10 adults has diabetes. The Top 5 countries for prevalence in this region are: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, bahrain, and the united Arab Emirates. To …

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