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What diabetes treatment is covered by Medicare?

Anthony Cirillo
Geriatric Medicine
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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