Did You Stop By the ForaCare Booth at ATA 19?

We want to thank everyone who came by and spoke with us at the ATA 19 Conference in New Orleans! If you were unable to attend or didn't have a chance to check out our booth, we’d like to share a little about who we are. ForaCare Inc. designs and manufactures medical devices in order to provide a complete chronic disease management solution for diabetes, hypertension, COPD and [...]

2019-05-22T12:04:56-07:00May 1st, 2019|Blog|

Decrease the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes with Early Education

Children are flooded with a great number of options when it comes to being active, yet very few manage to hit 60 minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity every day. That could be part of the reason one in three children are considered overweight or obese. And as childhood obesity rises, type 2 diabetes in children also grows in prevalence because increased body weight promotes insulin resistance. [...]

2019-04-25T09:38:27-07:00April 25th, 2019|Blog|

CMS Issues Clarification for Reimbursement Code 99457

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a technical correction in March after too much confusion surrounded reimbursement code 99457, one of the three remote patient monitoring codes new to the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Rule. The correction clarified that reimbursement code 99457 may be billed as an “incident to” service, which expands its use beyond the physician alone. Now qualified medical professionals, under direct supervision, [...]

2020-11-13T15:52:47-08:00April 11th, 2019|Blog|

Let’s Talk about National Public Health Week

We’re always embracing the relationship between healthcare and technology, and since it’s National Public Health Week, we are joining in the larger conversation. What are some of the ways you’ve seen healthcare improve because of technology? For ForaCare, the number one benefit we see is better health outcomes through remote patient monitoring. This includes improved glucose and HbA1c levels in diabetics; fewer hospitalizations for patients with COPD, CHF [...]

2019-04-04T09:57:33-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Blog|

Diabetes Alert Day Brings Awareness to the Risk Factors

An estimated 84.1 million Americans have prediabetes, a condition in which glucose levels are elevated but not enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. Are you at risk? The most common form of diabetes is type 2, which is caused by genes, ethnicity and age as well as lifestyle factors including physical inactivity, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Although it is not possible to change your genetic [...]

2019-03-28T11:41:56-07:00March 26th, 2019|Blog|

March 14 is World Kidney Day

The leading causes of kidney failure are diabetes and hypertension—that’s why ForaCare is joining in the celebration of World Kidney Day today. High blood glucose and high blood pressure can damage the kidneys. When damaged, the kidneys don’t filter blood properly and can cause waste to build up in the body leading to other health problems. So, what’s the best way to prevent, or at least slow down, [...]

2019-03-28T11:41:46-07:00March 14th, 2019|Blog|
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