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Overcoming the increased burden of diabetes

As National Diabetes Week comes to an end in Australia, as a member of the life insurance industry, I couldn ...

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Science that seems like magic. Redefining Type 2 Diabetes

Over a year ago, I wrote that things could be different, but as the world's obesity crisis worsens, the ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Diabetes_TrendSpotlight.pdf
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Type 2 diabetes management: medicine or behavior change?

Type 2 diabetes prevalence is on the rise globally, and the signs
don't speak for this trend to invert ...

STORY URL: http://institute.swissre.com/events/Expert_Forum_on_diabetes.html
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Obesity and Insulin: A toxic relationship

Everyone is shaking their head in disbelief. Me included. The latest JAMA paper on obesity trends in the US says ...

STORY URL: http://institute.swissre.com/events/food_for_thought_bmj.html
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Does genetics help to predict your diabetes risk?

We are well aware of the conventional predictors for type 2 diabetes. Besides non-modifiable factors such as age, gender, ethnic ...

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Tips That Will Help In Selection Of The Medicare Plan N Rate

All you individuals who are approaching 65 will require Medicare health policy. You can cover all the medical costs with ...

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Insurance can't heal cancer but it may help you live longer!

4th of February is World Cancer Day!
Each year, millions of lives are turned upside down by a cancer diagnosis ...

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Insurers' contribution to fight rising cancer burden in Asia

Cancer has a major impact on societies across the world. Half of us will hear the words “you have cancer ...

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We can do better than wearables

At Swiss Re's second annual Health Monitoring in Insurance event, we heard more of the same messages about how ...

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Reawakening the spinal cord

More than 15,000 Australians – and many millions worldwide – live with a spinal cord injury. Sadly, each day this number ...

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The wearables opportunity in workers' compensation

Be a disruptor. That has been a catchphrase in R&N Casualty at Swiss Re all year long. It doesn't ...

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Make Way…..[Digital Health] Coming Through

Digital Health means different things to different people. Its scope however seems pretty clear, in that it involves mobile health ...

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Scientia potentia est.

Scientia potentia est. Knowledge is power. This widely acknowledged truism applies in so much of our modern world particularly in ...

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Could this drone save lives?

Sometime you read or see an article that makes total sense and one that should be shared with all. This ...

STORY URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-40360164/the-defibrillator-drone-that-can-beat-ambulance-times

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Macro Economics, MACRA Economics…..and Medicare Supplement

I'm sure by now you've heard of the terms macroeconomics and microeconomics, but have you heard of  MACRA ...

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