What diabetes treatment is covered by Medicare?

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  • AAnthony Cirillo, Geriatric Medicine, answered
    Medicare provides coverage of the following diabetes-related services for qualified Medicare beneficiaries:
    • Diabetes screening tests
    • Diabetes self-management training
    • Medical nutrition therapy
    • Glaucoma screening (e.g., dilated eye exam with an intraocular pressure measurement)
    • Diabetes supplies (glucose monitoring equipment and therapeutic shoes) and other services (e.g., foot care)
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