Today, in communities across the national country, the American Diabetes Association is normally ‘sounding the Alert’ to reach the a lot more than 5 million who’ve diabetes, but do not know it, about the risks and dangers of diabetes as part of its 16th annual Diabetes Alert Day. This is a one-day time ‘wake-up’ call to see the American public about the seriousness of diabetes, particularly if diabetes is left undiagnosed or untreated. ‘A lot more than 18 million Americans have diabetes, and nearly one third of them do not know they have it even,’ stated Carole Mensing, RN, MA, CDE, President, Health Care and Education of the American Diabetes Association.With an elevated focus on consumerism, the acquisition of PayFlex will lengthen Aetna’s capability to provide members with flexible, customized, easy-to-use solutions and equipment to raised manage their health care expenses. Joseph M. Zubretsky, senior executive vice president and CFO, added, This acquisition will significantly strengthen Aetna’s existing Consumer Fund Services business and we believe it includes potentially attractive returns as time passes. Clearly, changes resulting from health care reform are coming, such as healthcare exchanges requiring account-based health plans and tax-advantaged accounts.