High Deductibles Decreased ED Visits in Patients With Diabetes
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Overall, patients who switch to high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) have a decrease in health care utilization, though high-severity emergency department visit expenditures and hospitalization days increase in members from low-income neighborhoods, according to a study published online in Diabetes Care.

There's a big fight brewing over what pregnant women should eat

Many have seen someone throw a cold stare in the direction of a pregnant woman ordering a second glass of wine or, heaven forbid, smoking a cigarette. But with the list of potentially dangerous foods growing by the day, an expectant mother shouldn’t be surprised if a stranger pipes up as she buys a box of macaroni and cheese.

Using Art to Tackle Diabetes in Youth
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Type 2 diabetes was once known as adult-onset diabetes. But now that term is outdated: Increasingly it is a disease that begins in childhood.

Between 2000 and 2009, the rate of Type 2 diabetes in children jumped more than 30 percent — and it is climbing especially fast among children from poor and minority families.


The aim of this Center is to actively foster and support translational research in diabetes within health care delivery systems affiliated with the Health Care System Research Network (HCSRN) and the University of California San Francisco.

This center addresses three translational research core areas to improve diabetes care:

  • Health Care Disparities
  • Diabetes and Obesity Prevention
  • Health Information Technology Interventions


This center also supports a national resource to improve diabetes prevention and care.

 

 
This center is funded by P30DK092924