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Top 10 Conditions With the Most Impact on Health

The top conditions on the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index — hypertension, major depression, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease and Type 2 diabetes — have become more entrenched because of rising prevalence.

Harnessing Telehealth to Prevent Diabetic Blindness

For people with diabetes, going to an eye doctor for a diabetic retinopathy screening is yet another burden in managing their chronic disease. New technology allows them to get screened where they seek routine health care.

5 Things We’re Reading on Health Care Innovation

Our top innovation reads this week include stories about “intelligent” socks and shoes intended to prevent falls in nursing homes, a new device that could eliminate finger pricks for diabetics and how insurance companies are driving innovation.

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