New Obama administration proposal expanding Medicare to cover programs to prevent diabetes.

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New Obama administration proposal expanding Medicare to cover programs to prevent diabetes.

diabetes“Under the plan, Medicare would pay for certain ‘lifestyle change programs’ in which trained counselors would coach consumers on healthier eating habits and increased physical activity as ways to prevent Type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult onset diabetes. Such programs have been found effective in people with a condition known as prediabetes, meaning that they have blood sugar levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to be considered diabetes.” READ MORE

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