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Diabetes care has expanded under the ACA.

ACA Provided Care to 1.9 Million People With Diabetes

The researchers found that 17 percent of nonelderly adults with diabetes, including 33 percent of those with low income, were uninsured in 2009 to 2010. Adjusted uninsured rates decreased by 12 percent after ACA implementation among nonelderly adults with diabetes and by 27 percent among those with low income.

Magnitude of Therapeutic Effects Crucial in FDA Approval of Non-RCT Treatments

The magnitude of therapeutic effects plays an important role in US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of treatments based on nonrandomized clinical trials (RCTs), according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. RCTs are widely used to evaluate the safety and efficacy of new clinical interventions and medical devices. However, RCTs are often…

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