Know Your Risks, Take Steps to Prevent Diabetes

by Super User

Not knowing you have diabetes may be the most dangerous part of the disease. Of the 30.3 million people in the United States with diabetes, 7.2 million, nearly 25 percent, don’t know they have it. Left untreated, the condition can lead to serious health problems including skin infections, numbness in your feet, blindness, kidney disease, stroke, and even death. Fortunately, by understanding and managing your risks for Type 2 diabetes, the most common kind, you can prevent or delay the disease’s onset and complications.

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The Narrow Network Myth

by Super User

Written By: Dr. Safa Farzin CEO, Medical Group of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace consumers are poised to experience a 30% increase in premiums in 2018. Even prior to the cancellation of insurance company subsidies, an 8% increase was planned. Healthcare costs continue to increase and large hospital systems and insurance companies continue to tout narrow networks to individuals and small businesses as a cure for the increase in healthcare premiums.

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