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Type 2 diabetes: Can you take supplements to lower blood sugar and control symptoms?

Diabetes is a condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is too high. Having high blood sugar can be dangerous as it can lead to complications with the heart, eyes, nerves, kidneys and feet. In order to prevent complications from occurring, it’s important for people with diabetes to take measures to control… Read More »

Decision support can guide clinicians to prescribe lower cost alternatives

To curb costs in prescription drug spending, clinical decision support can help stop the upward trend of per capita spending that makes cost in this country higher than in any other industrialized nation. Adam Szerencsy, medical director, Ambulatory Informatics, NYU Langone Medical Center, will discuss how the health system was able to reduce its medication… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons on How Robots, Wearable Devices Can Lower Health Costs; Gun Trauma Takes Big Toll On Caregivers, Too

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Hacking Health Care: How Tech Will Drive Down Costs Human beings are safer today than at any time in history. We live more than twice as long as we did in 1900 thanks, in large part, to advances in technology. But… Read More »