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2012-09-22 23:02:09

AudiaHealth announces publication in the Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) of a clinical trial using ListenUP! for health. The results of the study show daily self-management is well accepted by patients and demonstrated a greater than 50% reduction in the 30-day readmission rate for intervention patients. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 AudiaHealth, a Charleston SC-based provider of patient engagement solutions, has been featured in a published study that demonstrates the...

2012-09-21 02:22:39

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. and Healthrageous, Inc., a digital health management company, announced today they are evaluating a lifestyle behavior modification program to improve the health status of people with Type 2 diabetes. The goal of the program is to use technology in a way that makes the personalized journey of self-managing diabetes easier and more effective. Healthrageous' digital diabetes program takes into account an individual's needs and...

2012-05-22 02:27:05

WESTPORT, Conn., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas, the maker of V-Go(TM) Disposable Insulin Delivery Device, a new, simple disposable device for the delivery of insulin designed especially for adults with type 2 diabetes, has selected dLife to support its state-of-the-art patient engagement program. dLife, the number-one resource and community network for people living with diabetes, and Valeritas have co-developed V-Go Life, a comprehensive diabetes lifestyle management and support...

2012-05-15 02:29:07

Health Council of Canada releases report on self-management support for Canadians with chronic conditions TORONTO, May 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Today the Health Council of Canada released Self-management support for Canadians with chronic health conditions: A focus for primary health care. The report explores how self-management support can improve patient outcomes and calls for health systems across Canada to provide self-management supports in a more systematic way. It profiles a range of...

2012-04-10 10:43:28

A new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London reveals the many difficulties faced by people with diabetes in self-managing their disease. People with diabetes have to invest a great deal of time and effort to manage their condition. This includes not only monitoring the level of sugar in their blood, organizing their medication and following a restrictive diet but also social challenges such as negotiating relatives' input and gaining access to doctors when they need to....

2012-02-16 14:52:28

Study results show that the online behavioral intervention can be an effective adjunct to a comprehensive medical approach to managing migraine painACTION.com is a free, non-promotional online program designed to support self-management and improve overall function in people with chronic pain. This study tested painACTION.com's ability to increase the use of self-management skills in people with chronic migraine headaches. A total of 185 participants completed the study. Participants...

2012-01-23 21:56:53

A spoonful of medicine goes down a lot easier if there is a dog or cat around. Having pets is helpful for women living with HIV/AIDS and managing their chronic illness, according to a new study from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. “We think this finding about pets can apply to women managing other chronic illnesses,” said Allison R. Webel, instructor of nursing and lead author of the article, “The Relationship Between Social...

2011-12-27 08:00:00

Burke Primary Care of Morganton's diabetes self-management education program recently received the American Diabetes Association´s prestigious Education Recognition Certificate. The ADA certificate recognizes the family practice for high-quality patient education essential to effective diabetes treatment and acknowledges that the staff administering the program is composed of knowledgeable health professionals who provide participants with comprehensive information about diabetes...

2011-09-12 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Minority Health, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and AT&T* today announced an initiative to evaluate the use of mobile devices to deliver Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) within an underserved minority community in Dallas, Texas. DSMT is a collaborative process through which people with or at risk for diabetes gain the knowledge and skills needed...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

JACKSON, Miss., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned pediatrician, Dr. Aaron Shirley, has officially launched a program in Mississippi focused on reducing unnecessary readmissions, using an evidence-based model supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The program was launched at Central Mississippi Medical Center, an HMA hospital. The goal of the program is to provide an evidence-based intervention that is proven to reduce unnecessary...