• Breakthrough for Type 1 Diabetic Patients through FDA-Approved Artificial Pancreas

    Breakthrough for Type 1 Diabetic Patients through FDA-Approved Artificial Pancreas

    By Dr. Ted Tyberg, M.D. The Food and Drug Administration announced that they approved the new Medtronic artificial pancreas system for type 1 diabetics. Presently, diabetics must test their blood sugar by sticking themselves several times a day and telling their pump how much insulin to deliver. A continuous glucose sensor that a patient implants

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  • Really?  I Mean, Really??

    Really? I Mean, Really??

    By Dr. Kenneth Rothaus, M.D. Stories about hospitals and other healthcare facilities data being stolen abound. Hundreds of thousands of social security numbers are stolen from the IRS. Russian hackers are reportedly responsible for breaking into the servers of the Democratic National Committee.  The release of purloined emails is alleged to be timed to influence

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  • Young Adults Missing in ACA Exchanges Undermine The Law’s Mission

    Young Adults Missing in ACA Exchanges Undermine The Law’s Mission

    By Dr. Kenneth Rothaus, M.D. HealthLeaders Media reports that 49% of consumers do not understand their health plan costs. In the past, health insurance with relatively low deductibles and low co-pays was provided by employers. Because of the low out-of-pocket expenses that were incurred, consumers had no incentive to educate themselves as to the true

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