Glycemic self-monitoring and insurance coverage
- Screening for NIDDM: Age, time, since meal decide cut-off point. // Geriatrics;Sep95, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p59
Presents an abstract of the paper, `Screening for Diabetes mellitus in Adults: The Utility of Random Capillary Blood Glucose Measurements,' by M.M. Engelgau et al, published in the journal, `Geriatrics,' dated September 1995.
- How to improve the accuracy of screening for diabetes. // Modern Medicine;Aug94, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p40
Presents an abstract of the article `Screening for diabetes mellitus in adults: The utility of random capillary blood glucose measurements,' by M.M. Engelgau, T.J. Thompson, et al., published in the `Diabetes Care' journal in April 1995.
- How to improve the accuracy of screening for diabetes. // Modern Medicine;Aug95, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p40
Presents an abstract of the study titled `Screening for diabetes mellitus in adults: The utility of random capillary blood glucose measurements,' by M.M. Engelgau, T.J. Thompson, et al, in the April 1995 issue of `Diabetes Care.'
- Breaking the skin barrier. Mettenburg, Julie // Countdown;Fall98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p13
Focuses on research into non-invasive diabetes diagnostic techniques. Experimentation with the use of spectroscopy to analyze fluorescence of the skin and measure blood glucose levels; Optical sensing of the aqueous humor of the eye; MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System from MiniMed...
- Diabetes Test Best Taken in the Morning. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Feb2001, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p2
Provides information on the fasting blood glucose test used for diagnosing diabetes. Precondition requirements; Optimum time of administration; Difference between morning and afternoon tests.
- The Diabetes Pandemic. Campbell, Andrew W. // Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p8
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics related to diabetes including nonpharmacological treatments of diabetes, mitochondrial dysfunction, and blood sugar management.
- Opportunistic screening 'finds more diabetes'. // Pulse;8/8/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 26, p9
The article reports on research findings that suggest practices in screening more asymptomatic diabetes at minimal cost through opportunistically asking the patients whether they agree to undergo blood glucose test in Great Britain.
- Are two-hour postprandial glucose determinations necessary in gestational diabetes? Morrison, John C. // Clinical Diabetes;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p40
Determines whether fasting plasma glucose (FPG) values accurately predict elevated two-hour postprandial (PP) levels and whether either predicted adverse fetal outcome. Actual costs; PP blood glucose testing for metabolic surveillance in gestational diabetes mellitus.
- Walgreens Offering Free Blood Glucose Testing. // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;11/9/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 33, p1
The article reports that Walgreens Co. stores will be offering free blood glucose testing during the National Diabetes Month in 33 states and in Washington, D.C. in November 2011 to help people find out if they may be at risk of diabetes.