Diabetes Management Can Reduce Employer Health Care Costs
Published Online: Thursday, February 6, 2014
In this video, Jonathan G. Marquess, PharmD, CDE, President and CEO of the Institute for Wellness and Education, Inc, explains that employers can save a great deal on health care costs by helping their employees with diabetes effectively manage their condition. This video was shot at the National Community Pharmacists Association 115th Annual Convention in Orlando.
The FDA today approved dulaglutide (Trulicity), a once-weekly injectable therapy indicated to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Combined with bolus insulin aspart (NovoLog), insulin degludec (Tresiba) improves long-term glycemic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
Using a less market-oriented payment scheme could reduce high hospital administrative costs.