No Medicare CGMS Coverage??? Are you kidding me?????

by Joanne Milo www.TheSavvyDiabetic.com 16 July 2014 Medicare (except in Advantage HMO plans) does not cover any CGMS. There are codes for sensors, receivers and transmitters! But their ruling, in 2008 (when they just came on the market), deemed them “precautionary.”...
From Dr. Gabe Mirkin: Soluble Fiber Helps to Control Diabetes

From Dr. Gabe Mirkin: Soluble Fiber Helps to Control Diabetes

May 19, 2013 by Gabe Mirkin, MD A study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that taking in extra soluble fiber helps to control diabetes. Now all diabetics should follow two dietary rules. First, they should restrict severely foods that cause a high rise in...
DiaTribe: Sometimes It Pays to Go With Your Gut

DiaTribe: Sometimes It Pays to Go With Your Gut

May 30, 2014 By Geoffrey Martello and Nancy Liu twitter summary: A new and innovative way to address diabetes and obesity? Learning more about what’s in your gut. short summary: A paper in Nature Medicine takes a look at the connections between the microbes in your...