Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: An Introductory Webinar

Thank you for joining today’s introductory webinar, Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes. This webinar is sponsored by the National Diabetes Education Program, which is a joint program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. Our two speakers today are Ms. Shondra McCage and Dr. Michelle Owens-Gary. Shondra…

Get to Know CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program

(upbeat music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. 84 million Americans are facing a serious health risk and don’t even know because they have no symptoms. Are you one of them? We’re talking about pre-diabetes, a condition where your blood sugar level is higher than normal, and without intervention will likely become full-on type 2 diabetes…

Help Patients Take Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] One in four new prescriptions for hypertension medications are never filled. A major problem when 70% of U.S. adults over 65 have high blood pressure, and only half of them have it under control. Even hypertensive patients covered by Medicare Part D have high rates of non-adherence, too often skipping doses, taking the wrong…