CMS Expands Opioid Mapping Tool

CMS Expands Opioid Mapping Tool

  Escalating use of prescription opioids for pain management has contributed to the opioid epidemic through misuse and overuse. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an expanded version of the Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool to ensure that...
Getting to the Heart of Diabetes

Getting to the Heart of Diabetes

  People living with diabetes are twice as likely to develop and die from cardiovascular disease. In the United States, every 80 seconds an adult with diabetes is hospitalized, and every 2 minutes an adult with diabetes is hospitalized for a stroke. For adults at...
Prediabetes…the Ticking Time Bomb

Prediabetes…the Ticking Time Bomb

  One in 3 adults in the United States—approximately 84 million—has prediabetes (a blood glucose level that is higher than normal, but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes with a fasting blood glucose of 100–125 mg/dL). Of those, 90% don’t know they have...