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  1. Find Medicare Advantage Plans for Diabetics

  2. Does Medicare Cover Cardiac Rehab?

  3. Best Anti-inflammatory Diet to Follow for Arthritis

  4. What are the 6 Worst Foods to Eat When You Have Arthritis?

  5. Can Exercise Cure Diabetes? Move Your Way to Better Health

  6. Don’t Ignore These Early Warning Signs of High Blood Sugar

  7. Guide to Recognizing Type 2 Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

  8. Diabetes and Understanding Medicare Special Enrollment Periods

  9. Can You Control Your Diabetes With Certain Lifestyle Changes?

  10. Answers to Diabetes Questions: Does Medicare Cover Insulin?

  11. All You Wanted to Know About the 4 Stages of diabetic Retinopathy

  12. Discover Healthy Meal Preparation Tips for Diabetic Seniors

  13. How to Live a Normal Life with Type 2 Adult-Onset Diabetes

  14. What Diabetes Education Services Does Medicare Provide?

  15. Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Serious Complication of Diabetes

  16. Diabetes Testing Supplies and Services Covered by Medicare

  17. Can I Develop Type 2 Diabetes After Gestational Diabetes?

  18. Healthy Lifestyle Choices When You Have Diabetic Neuropathy

  19. 10 Best Low Glycemic Index Foods for Diabetics

  20. How to Modify Activities When You Have Bad Knees

  21. Medicare Benefits for Eye Exams and Glasses for Diabetics

  22. Tips for Getting Medicare to Pay for Diabetic Shoes and Inserts

  23. What is the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program?

  24. What is the DASH High Blood Pressure Diet?

  25. Best Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid for High Blood Pressure

  26. Does Medicare Cover Knee Gel Injections?

  27. COPD: All About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  28. What is a Fair Price for a Root Canal and is it Worth it?

  29. What is Oxygen Therapy and How to Get Treatment at Home?

  30. Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture Treatments?

  31. Does Medicare Cover Shingrix?

  32. 15 Tips for Staying Healthy During COVID

  33. Does Medicare Cover Orthotics?

  34. Does Medicare Cover Cologuard?

  35. Does Medicare Cover a Nuclear Stress Test?

  36. Does Medicare Cover Victoza?

  37. Does Medicare Cover Remicade?

  38. Does Medicare Cover Lantus?

  39. Does Medicare Cover Mole Removal?

  40. Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy?

  41. Does Medicare Cover Januvia or Trulicity?

  42. Dental Care for Older Adults: Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums

  43. Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions?

  44. Does Medicare Cover Omnipod?

  45. Does Medicare Cover Fasenra?

  46. Got Your COVID Vaccine? Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic World

  47. Does Medicare Cover Wigs for Cancer Patients?

  48. Does Medicare Cover Urinalysis?

  49. Does Medicare Cover a PSA Test?

  50. Does Medicare Cover Heart Bypass Surgery?

  51. Does Medicare Cover Ketone Test Strips?

  52. Does Medicare Cover Inogen 4?

  53. Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

  54. Does Medicare Cover Zoll LifeVest?

  55. Does Medicare Cover Zoledronic Acid?

  56. Does Medicare Cover Synvisc-One?

  57. Does Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Care?

  58. Does Medicare Cover V-Go?

  59. Does Medicare Cover Humira?

  60. Does Medicare Cover Xofigo?

  61. Does Medicare Cover Shoes for Diabetics?

  62. Does Medicare Cover a Mammogram?

  63. Does Medicare cover marriage counseling?

  64. Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Treatment?

  65. How Can You Protect Yourself from Coronavirus?

Find Medicare Advantage Plans for Diabetics

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Aug 10, 2022

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Discover the benefits of enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan that can help cover diabetes services and testing supplies.

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Does Medicare Cover Cardiac Rehab?

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Aug 3, 2022

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Does Medicare Cover Cardiac Rehab?

Did you know that Medicare provides benefits for cardiac rehabilitation programs as long as you meet one or more conditions for coverage?

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Best Anti-inflammatory Diet to Follow for Arthritis

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Jul 24, 2022

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Discover the benefits of following an anti-inflammatory diet and how it can help manage joint pain and inflammation.

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What are the 6 Worst Foods to Eat When You Have Arthritis?

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Jul 18, 2022

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Learn all about the top foods to avoid when you are trying to manage the pain and inflammation of arthritis.

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Can Exercise Cure Diabetes? Move Your Way to Better Health

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Jun 15, 2022

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Learn the connection between blood sugar and physical activity and the role of exercise in diabetes management.

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Don’t Ignore These Early Warning Signs of High Blood Sugar

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Jun 13, 2022

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Recognizing the early warning signs of diabetes can help you get the help you need, manage your disease, and prevent complications.

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Guide to Recognizing Type 2 Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

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Jun 3, 2022

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Guide to Recognizing Type 2 Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

Early recognition of Type 2 diabetes can help you get treatment sooner and possibly reduce the risk of developing serious complications.

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Diabetes and Understanding Medicare Special Enrollment Periods

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Jun 1, 2022

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Diabetes and Understanding Medicare Special Enrollment Periods

You can make changes to Medicare coverage If you qualify for a special enrollment period such as moving to a new area.

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Can You Control Your Diabetes With Certain Lifestyle Changes?

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May 13, 2022

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Can You Control Your Diabetes With Certain Lifestyle Changes?

Get tips for managing diabetes and discover how lifestyle choices and your daily routine affect blood glucose levels.

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Answers to Diabetes Questions: Does Medicare Cover Insulin?

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May 11, 2022

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Answers to Diabetes Questions: Does Medicare Cover Insulin?

Get answers to common health insurance questions about diabetes such as: is insulin covered by Medicare and does Medicare cover insulin pumps.

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All You Wanted to Know About the 4 Stages of diabetic Retinopathy

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May 9, 2022

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All You Wanted to Know About the 4 Stages of diabetic Retinopathy

Learn all about diabetic retinopathy: what it is, what causes it, how it’s diagnosed, possible therapeutic treatment options and more.

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Discover Healthy Meal Preparation Tips for Diabetic Seniors

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May 6, 2022

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Discover Healthy Meal Preparation Tips for Diabetic Seniors

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes, we’ve got you covered with healthy menu planning and meal preparation tips.

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How to Live a Normal Life with Type 2 Adult-Onset Diabetes

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May 4, 2022

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How to Live a Normal Life with Type 2 Adult-Onset Diabetes

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes learn about lifestyle changes you can take to help you manage your symptoms.

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What Diabetes Education Services Does Medicare Provide?

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Apr 29, 2022

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What Diabetes Education Services Does Medicare Provide?

Did you know, that if you meet certain criteria, Medicare offers educational benefits to help you live an active, healthy life?

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Serious Complication of Diabetes

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Apr 27, 2022

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Serious Complication of Diabetes

If you have diabetes, part of taking care of yourself includes being aware of potential complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis.

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Diabetes Testing Supplies and Services Covered by Medicare

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Apr 26, 2022

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Diabetes Testing Supplies and Services Covered by Medicare

Learn all about what benefits are covered by Medicare for diabetes supplies, services, and prevention programs.

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Can I Develop Type 2 Diabetes After Gestational Diabetes?

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Apr 25, 2022

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Can I Develop Type 2 Diabetes After Gestational Diabetes?

Discover potential risks of developing type 2 adult-onset diabetes later in life after having gestational diabetes during pregnancy.

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Healthy Lifestyle Choices When You Have Diabetic Neuropathy

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Apr 23, 2022

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Healthy Lifestyle Choices When You Have Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve pain that affects diabetics. Discover what lifestyle changes can help you manage this condition.

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10 Best Low Glycemic Index Foods for Diabetics

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Apr 21, 2022

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10 Best Low Glycemic Index Foods for Diabetics

Read about the glycemic index, along with suggestions on what foods you can eat, and which ones you might want to avoid.

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How to Modify Activities When You Have Bad Knees

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Apr 18, 2022

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How to Modify Activities When You Have Bad Knees

Discover the top activities for bad knees such as yoga, tai chi, walking, and swimming and the importance of warming up before each workout.

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Medicare Benefits for Eye Exams and Glasses for Diabetics

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Apr 13, 2022

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Medicare Benefits for Eye Exams and Glasses for Diabetics

If you have diabetes, you are at risk for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. Learn if Medicare covers vision benefits for diabetics.

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Tips for Getting Medicare to Pay for Diabetic Shoes and Inserts

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Apr 11, 2022

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Tips for Getting Medicare to Pay for Diabetic Shoes and Inserts

If you need diabetic foot care learn what benefits Medicare covers for podiatry visits, custom therapeutic shoes, and orthopedic inserts.

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What is the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program?

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Apr 8, 2022

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What is the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program?

Discover educational resources for anyone recently diagnosed with prediabetes on how to prevent developing Type 2 Diabetes

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What is the DASH High Blood Pressure Diet?

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Apr 6, 2022

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What is the DASH High Blood Pressure Diet?

All you wanted to know about Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, AKA the DASH diet, to help reduce high blood pressure.

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Best Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid for High Blood Pressure

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Mar 28, 2022

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Best Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid for High Blood Pressure

If you’ve been diagnosed with hypertension learn what are the best foods for high blood pressure and the ones to avoid.

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Does Medicare Cover Knee Gel Injections?

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Mar 16, 2022

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In severe cases of osteoarthritis of the knees many doctors may suggest a full knee replacement or treatment using knee gel injections.

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COPD: All About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Feb 16, 2022

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COPD: All About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Learn the basics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) a group of disorders characterized by breathing problems and airflow blockage.

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What is a Fair Price for a Root Canal and is it Worth it?

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Feb 7, 2022

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What is a Fair Price for a Root Canal and is it Worth it?

What is a Fair Price for a Root Canal and is it Worth it? When the pulp of a tooth becomes infected due to bacteria entering through a deep cavity, a loose filling, or a crack, you might need root canal therapy. Dentists use endodontic therapy – root canal – to remove the infection; protect […]

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What is Oxygen Therapy and How to Get Treatment at Home?

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Feb 4, 2022

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What is Oxygen Therapy and How to Get Treatment at Home?

What is Oxygen Therapy and How to Get Treatment at Home? People who have breathing disorders like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, lung disease, pneumonia, or sleep apnea can have trouble absorbing enough oxygen when they breathe. Getting oxygen therapy at home can be a key to helping improve their quality of […]

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Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture Treatments?

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Jan 26, 2022

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Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture Treatments?

Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture Treatments? Acupuncture is defined as a holistic remedy that has a history that stretches back thousands of years. Medical tests indicate that this could be an effective treatment for chronic pain, depending on your circumstances.  In direct response to the opioid crisis, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued new […]

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Does Medicare Cover Shingrix?

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Jan 19, 2022

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Did you know that about one in three adults that had chickenpox as a child are at risk of developing shingles later in life?

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15 Tips for Staying Healthy During COVID

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Jan 18, 2022

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15 Tips for Staying Healthy During COVID

The news is filled with the latest developments on the spread of coronavirus. Here are tips on how to stay healthy during COVID-19.

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Does Medicare Cover Orthotics?

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Jan 14, 2022

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Does Medicare Cover Orthotics?

Does Medicare Cover Orthotic Devices? Orthotics are specially designed and fitted medical devices that support, align, relieve, and correct many orthopedic problems. Supportive orthotics help patients heal after an injury or surgery, reduce pain in a limb by reducing its movement, and support joints and muscles that are weak or malformed. If a health care […]

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Does Medicare Cover Cologuard?

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Jan 10, 2022

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Does Medicare Cover Cologuard?

Does Medicare Cover Cologuard? Cancer is among the leading causes of death in the United States, and according to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancers account for nearly 150,000 new cancer cases each year. While some colon and rectal cancers have a high level of treatment success, the key to beating these types of cancers is […]

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Does Medicare Cover a Nuclear Stress Test?

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Jan 3, 2022

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Does Medicare Cover a Nuclear Stress Test?

If you have chest pain or shortness of breath, your doctor may suggest that you have a nuclear stress test to help rule out a heart condition.

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Does Medicare Cover Victoza?

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Dec 27, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Victoza?

Does Medicare Cover Victoza? Since Victoza is a prescription medication, Medicare Part A and Part B usually won’t provide coverage for it. With your Medicare benefits, Part D prescription drug coverage could help cover the costs. If you’re currently under Original Medicare, you would need to enroll in a Prescription Drug Plan that functions as […]

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Does Medicare Cover Remicade?

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Dec 22, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Remicade?

Does Medicare Cover Remicade? Medicare recipients who have Medicare Part B or a Medicare Advantage plan have coverage for Remicade infusions if they meet the qualifications. Remicade and other brands of the drug infliximab are administered as intravenous infusions by a physician or other qualified health care provider when you visit them in their office, […]

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Does Medicare Cover Lantus?

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Dec 17, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Lantus?

Does Medicare Cover Lantus? Diabetes is a chronic condition brought about by blood glucose (blood sugar) that is too high. Your pancreas makes a hormone, insulin. This hormone aids in the transport of glucose from your blood to your cells and is used to generate energy. Abnormally high levels of glucose in your blood indicate […]

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Does Medicare Cover Mole Removal?

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Dec 6, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Mole Removal?

Moles are often harmless but if the mole removal is deemed medically necessary, outpatient surgery is covered under Medicare Part B.

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Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy?

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Dec 1, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy?

Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy? A colonoscopy enables your doctor to view the inside of your colon and rectum. The procedure is usually performed by a gastroenterologist on an outpatient basis, primarily to detect or diagnose colon or rectal cancer or other serious conditions. Colon cancer and rectal cancer have many features in common. The […]

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Does Medicare Cover Januvia or Trulicity?

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Nov 15, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Januvia or Trulicity? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that “more than 34 million Americans have diabetes (1 in 10), and approximately 90-95% of them have Type 2 diabetes.”  What is Type 2 Diabetes? When you eat, carbohydrates break down into their simplest form of sugar, called glucose or […]

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Dental Care for Older Adults: Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums

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Nov 3, 2021

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Dental Care for Older Adults: Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums

Dental Care for Older Adults: Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums With proper dental care, there is no need to worry about losing all your teeth as you get older. Scheduling appointments to visit your dentist for routine checkups, x-rays, and cleanings is key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums throughout your life.   The American Dental […]

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Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions?

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Aug 11, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions? Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic and progressive autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the cells lining the joints. This attack can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling, and as RA progresses, inflammation can cause damage to joints, cartilage, and bone.  Today in the United […]

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Does Medicare Cover Omnipod?

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Jun 25, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Omnipod? Does Medicare cover Omnipod? Over 14 million seniors in the United States are currently living with diabetes, and every year more than 1.5 million are newly diagnosed with this disease. For those who are insulin-dependent, having an insulin management system, or patch pump offers them many health and convenience advantages. The Omnipod […]

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Does Medicare Cover Fasenra?

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Jun 20, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Fasenra?

Does Medicare Cover Fasenra? Does Medicare cover Fasenra? People who have eosinophilic asthma usually add Fasenra to their regimen with other medications to help control this disease. Any asthma patient who is at least 12 years old or older who have a diagnosis of eosinophilic asthma may experience fewer severe asthma attacks and improve their symptoms while […]

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Got Your COVID Vaccine? Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic World

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May 16, 2021

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Got Your COVID Vaccine?  Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic World

Finding Coronavirus Testing Near Me As coronavirus has affected millions of people across the globe, there’s a great amount of uncertainty regarding the care you’ll need in order to recover. One of the biggest things people wonder is that if they get the coronavirus and end up in the hospital with complications, will Medicare benefits […]

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Does Medicare Cover Wigs for Cancer Patients?

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May 13, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Wigs for Cancer Patients? Hair can be a unique expression of someone’s style, cultural identity even their personality. As a very personal and important part of one’s identity, it’s understandable why cancer patients find hair loss uncomfortable and jarring when they begin to experience it after starting cancer treatments like chemotherapy and […]

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Does Medicare Cover Urinalysis?

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Apr 23, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Urinalysis?

Does Medicare Cover Urinalysis? There are many reasons why your doctor may ask you for a urine sample and order a urinalysis. The content, appearance and concentration of your urine can be used to check your overall physical health, which is why providing a sample is standard procedure for a routine physical exam. A urinalysis […]

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Does Medicare Cover a PSA Test?

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Apr 5, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover a PSA Test?

The prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test is used by doctors as a diagnostic tool to screen for signs of prostate cancer.

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Does Medicare Cover Heart Bypass Surgery?

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Mar 24, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Heart Bypass Surgery?

Does Medicare Cover Heart Bypass Surgery? Coronary bypass surgery is performed on people with blocked arteries at risk of a heart attack or stroke. The Texas Heart Institute reports that “bypass surgery is the most common type of heart surgery with more than 200,000 procedures performed each year in the United States.”   One of the […]

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Does Medicare Cover Ketone Test Strips?

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Mar 18, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Ketone Test Strips?

Does Medicare Cover Ketone Test Strips? Keeping track of your blood glucose levels is something that people facing diabetic conditions know all too well. When blood glucose levels are too high for extended periods of time or on a frequent basis, damage can occur in the nerves, blood vessels and organs of the body. As […]

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Does Medicare Cover Inogen 4?

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Mar 15, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Inogen 4?

If Inogen 4 is prescribed as a medical necessity, Medicare will typically provide coverage as it’s considered durable medical equipment (DME)

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Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

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Mar 12, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

Various laboratory tests and screenings are utilized to find and detect breast cancer. Discover if Medicare covers genetic testing.

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Does Medicare Cover Zoll LifeVest?

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Mar 6, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Zoll LifeVest?

Learn what benefits Medicare provides for the Zoll LifeVest, a wearable defibrillator used by people at risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD).

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Does Medicare Cover Zoledronic Acid?

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Feb 28, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Zoledronic Acid?

Health conditions such as osteoporosis may result in thin or weak bones. Medications containing zoledronic acid may help prevent bone loss.

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Does Medicare Cover Synvisc-One?

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Feb 17, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Synvisc-One?

Does Medicare Cover Synvisc-One? Synvisc-One is a prescription injection-type medication that your healthcare professional may prescribe to treat knee pain. The injection directly into the knee is administered by a medical professional in an outpatient setting. If prescribed, you’ll get the injection once a week for three consecutive weeks. It can help reduce knee pain […]

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Does Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Care?

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Feb 11, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Care?

If a Medicare beneficiary develops dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, learn if Medicare will help pay for the costs associated with care.

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Does Medicare Cover V-Go?

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Feb 5, 2021

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Does Medicare Cover V-Go?

Does Medicare Cover V-Go? If you’re an insulin-dependent diabetic, maintaining good health depends on the correct hormone dosage. Basal is a long-acting form of insulin that will keep your blood glucose levels steady when you’re not eating. It may help your cells use the glucose your body releases during this time as energy. On the other […]

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Does Medicare Cover Humira?

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Nov 5, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Humira?

Does Medicare Cover Humira? With age comes wisdom, knowledge and experience, but as the years add up, so do the chances that you’ll experience conditions like arthritis or autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis is a condition that affects that joints and can make movement difficult and even painful. Rheumatoid arthritis is similar, but rheumatoid […]

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Does Medicare Cover Xofigo?

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Oct 20, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Xofigo?

Does Medicare Cover Xofigo? Prostate cancer impacts about 3 million men in the United States, and many men may need to try several treatment options to slow or stop the spread of cancer. Xofigo offers a chance to extend the life expectancy of someone who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer that fails to respond […]

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Does Medicare Cover Shoes for Diabetics?

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Oct 16, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Shoes for Diabetics?

Discover what type of benefits Medicare provides for people with diabetes such as custom shoes, inserts, or orthotics.

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Does Medicare Cover a Mammogram?

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Oct 1, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a Mammogram?

Does Medicare Cover a Mammogram? Medical research and development has made huge strides in the treatment of breast cancer over recent decades, but for many women, early detection remains a priority for the best outcomes. As well, mammograms continue to be some of the most effective diagnostic tests used to detect breast cancer early. No […]

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Does Medicare cover marriage counseling?

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Sep 25, 2020

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Does Medicare cover marriage counseling?

Does Medicare cover marriage counseling? Marriage counseling, which falls under the category of psychotherapy, can be insightful and empowering. The overall objective of this counseling, which is also known as couples therapy, is to fortify relationships through open communication and conflict resolution. Many therapists have graduate and postgraduate degrees. Membership in the American Association for […]

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Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Treatment?

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Aug 10, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Treatment?

Learn if Medicare covers skin cancer treatment. The type of therapy depends on the area and severity of the cancerous growth.

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How Can You Protect Yourself from Coronavirus?

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May 5, 2020

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How Can You Protect Yourself from Coronavirus?

COVID-19 spreads quickly, so it’s important to know how to take measures to protect yourself and those you come in contact with.

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