Usage of Diabetic Mobile Apps Lower Than Expected

With the popularity of fitness apps, especially those worn on the wrist, you would think most diabetics would find good uses for at least one the 1100 apps now available and yet only 1.2% are using them according to a recent study. The main problem is that they still require a lot of manual input […]

Mad Science at Google

The scientists at Google are rapidly becoming the Thomas Edisons of the 21st century. Now they haver taken on continuous glucose monitoring for managing diabetes.  Based on miniaturization developed for cell phones, they have created a non-invasive monitoring device in the form of a contact lens. No more finger pricks, no kidding. But, it is […]

Medicare Advantage Still Thriving

Despite warnings that funding cuts would chase insurers out of the Medicare Advantage business, they seem to be thriving. While some of the larger plans have left the market others have doubled down. Like the rest of healthcare since adoption of the Affordable Care Act, costs have come down and yet, there still seems to […]