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Most diabetes apps miss opportunities to improve care and health outcomes by not providing real-time decision support or situation-specific education on blood glucose self-management

Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions

Most apps do not trigger alert escalation with consecutive low or high blood glucose values
A Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen

CDC: Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Seven States

Raw ground tuna supplied by Jensen Tuna is likely source of outbreak
A workplace wellness program improves certain self-reported health behaviors but does not impact clinical measures of health or health care spending

Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program

Improvement seen in some self-reported health behaviors but not clinical health markers, health care utilization
Replacing half an hour of daily sitting time with even light physical activity is associated with a reduction in mortality risk among less active adults

Replacing 30 Minutes of Sitting With Activity May Cut Mortality

Link most strong among least active adults; no association seen among most active adults
Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia during pregnancy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia

Women in CBT group had greater reductions in insomnia severity, were likely to have remission
More than half of patients initiating statin therapy have a suboptimal low-density lipoprotein cholesterol response within 24 months

Over Half of Patients Have Suboptimal Response to Statins

Suboptimal responders have increased risk for incident cardiovascular disease
Although telehealth video visits offer users greater convenience

Telehealth Video Visits Risk Fragmenting Care

Users of video visits are less likely to have a primary care source of care
In pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS

But no significant differences seen in gestational DM risk between metformin users, nonusers
Gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with incident diabetes in offspring throughout childhood and adolescence

Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring

Risk for developing pediatric diabetes increased in offspring from birth through age 22 years
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy on added sugar labeling could be a cost-effective way of improving health

Added Sugar Labeling Could Reduce CVD, Diabetes Cases

Labeling would result in gain in quality-adjusted life-years and health care and societal cost savings