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News by Topic: Diabetes

For Mothers, Better Monitoring Arrives Digitally
Oct 12, 2018 - The Before Baby: Avera Remote Gestational Diabetes Monitoring program in Mitchell, S.D. provides remote home monitoring of blood sugars in pregnant women with suspected blood sugar problems. The remote monitoring of blood sugars allows providers to more closely monitor blood sugar in rural patients and make immediate treatment recommendations.
Source: The Daily Republic
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How Hospitals Are Reaching into Their Communities to Address the Social Determinants of Health
Oct 9, 2018 - Profiles three case studies from hospitals that have implemented programs to address food insecurity and homelessness in an effort to improve health outcomes. Includes a summary of a diabetes education and nutrition program in rural Illinois.
Source: American Hospital Association
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