First, know the risk with earlier
Know more across the entire diabetes care continuum
As obesity rates continue to rise and the US contends with a growing aging population, the need for diabetes risk identification, prevention, and management is more critical than ever.1
Quest Diagnostics offers a comprehensive array of diabetes laboratory testing services to help you manage diabetes in all of your patients, no matter where they are on the diabetes care continuum–ensuring continuity of care.
Diagnose diabetes with the right insights
Our innovative diabetes tests and panels help you take a proactive approach to preventing, diagnosing, and managing patients with diabetes. We have the tests you need to meet the full spectrum of patient needs:
Help your patients stay ahead
Effective management of diabetes requires a lot of planning and discipline on the part of patients. But keeping up with appointments, medication, and self-monitoring can be difficult. We offer tools to help your patients take control of their diabetes and adhere to treatment plans.
Meet your goals, too
Adhering to American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines for diabetes testing helps you provide optimal care for diabetic patients. It may also benefit you and your practice as our healthcare system continues its shift to value-based care, with reimbursement linked to performance goals for quality, outcomes, improved patient experience, and reduced costs.
Diabetes is a priority for key healthcare initiatives:
Healthcare reform—better diabetes care is an essential part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and accountable care organizations, addressing aspects such as2:
HEDIS scores—include performance measures for comprehensive diabetes care, such as3:
- Preventive care
- HbA1c testing
- Cholesterol screening
- More widespread diabetes diagnoses
- More intensive diabetes management
CMS (Medicare Star Rating System)—performance measures include long-term management of diabetes4:
- Preventive screening
- Treatment adherence
- Testing for common comorbidities of diabetes (eye health, kidney function, cholesterol, and more)
Quality Payment Program (QPP) under MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act)—performance and quality measures for diabetes care and improvement activities, including:
- Preventive screening
- HbA1c testing
- Group visits
National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)—developed and overseen by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
- Requires a year-long commitment from participants
- Available in person or online
- Supervised by a trained lifestyle coach
- Emphasizes healthier eating and more physical activity
- Focuses on adopting new habits, learning new skills, and building confidence
- Establishes a community of participants who can commiserate, share struggles, and support progress
Let us help you know what’s ahead
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1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Maps of diagnosed diabetes and obesity in 1994, 2000, and 2015.
Available at: www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics/slides/maps_diabetesobesity94.pdf. Accessed July 18, 2018./p>
2 Myserson R, Laiteerapong N. The Affordable Care Act and diabetes diagnosis and care: exploring the
potential impacts. Curr Diab Rep. 2016;16(4):27.
3 National Committee for Quality Assurance. Comprehensive diabetes care: the HEDIS measure. Available at:
Accessed April 5, 2017.
4 Medicare.gov. Star ratings. Available at:
medicare.gov/find-a-plan/staticpages/rating/planrating-help.aspx. Accessed April 4, 2017.
5 Meier P. The Quality Payment Program: implications for diabetes management. Available at:
kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Meier-slides-QPPDiabetesMgmt.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2017.