Lifestyle, evidence-based interventions may curb diabetes

01/10/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Implementing a nationwide community-based lifestyle intervention program may help prevent or delay 885,000 type 2 diabetes cases and produce nationwide savings of $5.7 billion within 25 years, according to a study in Health Affairs. Another study published in the same journal suggested that wide-scale implementation of evidence-based interventions -- such as new risk-assessment methods and new care models to support lifestyle change -- may help prevent the onset of diabetes and its complications.

View Full Article in:

PhysiciansBriefing.com

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC