ADA 2016

Type 2 Diabetes May Affect Brain Gray Matter Volume in Youths

Type 2 Diabetes May Affect Brain Gray Matter Volume in Youths

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Younger patients with type 2 diabetes had significant differences in brain gray matter volume compared with healthy controls.

Can Diabetes Classification Be Fine-Tuned?

Can Diabetes Classification Be Fine-Tuned?

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Researchers were able to identify 5 subgroups of diabetes that will help better guide treatment.

Intensive Lifestyle Intervention May Prevent Disability in Type 2 Diabetes

Intensive Lifestyle Intervention May Prevent Disability in Type 2 Diabetes

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A lifestyle-based, intensive weight loss intervention may lead to significant delays in the onset of physical disability in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes.

Novel Program May Help Prevent DKA Hospitalizations in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

Novel Program May Help Prevent DKA Hospitalizations in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

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A program focused on behavior reduced costs and improved glycemic control in children with repeat hospitalizations for diabetic ketoacidosis.

Ipragliflozin Performed Well in Insulin-Treated Japanese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Ipragliflozin Performed Well in Insulin-Treated Japanese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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The SGLT2 inhibitor ipragliflozin was effective and well tolerated in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes on insulin.

High Deductible Health Plan May Not Be Beneficial In High Morbidity Diabetes Patients

High Deductible Health Plan May Not Be Beneficial In High Morbidity Diabetes Patients

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Researchers observed significant increases in costs per complication in patients with diabetes who are HDHP members.

Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Decreased Among Elderly Patients with Diabetes

Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Decreased Among Elderly Patients with Diabetes

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Mortality rates have dropped significantly in diabetes patients over the age of 65 but not among those between 55 and 64 years of age.

Automated Home Monitor Effective for the Early Detection of Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Automated Home Monitor Effective for the Early Detection of Diabetic Foot Ulcer

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An automated home monitor may reduce diabetic foot ulcer-related morbidity, mortality, and resource utilization.

T Cell Mitochondrial Dysfunction Linked to Human Type 1 Diabetes

T Cell Mitochondrial Dysfunction Linked to Human Type 1 Diabetes

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T cell mitochondrial dysfunction in patients with type 1 diabetes may lead to abnormal T cell regulation.

Empagliflozin Slowed Kidney Disease Progression, Decreased Renal Events vs Placebo

Empagliflozin Slowed Kidney Disease Progression, Decreased Renal Events vs Placebo

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Empagliflozin caused slower progression of kidney disease and reduced the rates of renal events compared with placebo when added to standard care.

Automated Artificial Pancreas System May Benefit Hospitalized Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Automated Artificial Pancreas System May Benefit Hospitalized Type 2 Diabetes Patients

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The system was feasible, safe, and effective for managing hyperglycemia in this patient population.

Cumulative Life Stress Linked to Islet Autoimmunity in At-Risk Children

Cumulative Life Stress Linked to Islet Autoimmunity in At-Risk Children

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Cumulative life stress was a risk factor for developing islet autoimmunity in children with high type 1 diabetes risk.

Faster Aspart Regimen Superior to Basal Insulin for Glycemic Control

Faster Aspart Regimen Superior to Basal Insulin for Glycemic Control

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Faster aspart as part of a basal-bolus regimen improved glycemic control when compared with basal insulin only.

LEADER: Liraglutide Decreased Rate of CV Events in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes

LEADER: Liraglutide Decreased Rate of CV Events in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes

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Compared with placebo, liraglutide decreased the rate of cardiovascular events in high-risk patients with diabetes.

EXAMINE Trial Post-Hoc Analysis: Prior CV Event Increased Mortality Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

EXAMINE Trial Post-Hoc Analysis: Prior CV Event Increased Mortality Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

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Those with type 2 diabetes and heart disease as well as a prior cardiovascular event have an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality.

Psychoeducational Intervention Improved Awareness, Decreased Episodes of Hypoglycemia

Psychoeducational Intervention Improved Awareness, Decreased Episodes of Hypoglycemia

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Patients with problematic hypoglycemia should be identified and offered this type of evidence-based educational/behavioral support as first line in conjunction with adequate insulin treatment, possibly combined with continuous glucose monitoring.

Financial Incentives May Influence Behavior of Medicaid Beneficiaries

Financial Incentives May Influence Behavior of Medicaid Beneficiaries

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Financial incentives increased Medicaid beneficiaries participation in the DPP but did not improve weight loss.

Better Diabetes Prevention, Management May Save Costs

Better Diabetes Prevention, Management May Save Costs

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Per capita medical expenditures were significantly higher for patients with diagnosed diabetes.

Interventions After Major Life Events May Improve Outcomes in Youths With Type 1 Diabetes

Interventions After Major Life Events May Improve Outcomes in Youths With Type 1 Diabetes

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Screening for major life events in teens with diabetes who are risk for poor outcomes may improve outcomes.

Fast-Acting vs Standard Insulin Aspart Improved Postprandial Glucose at 1 Hour

Fast-Acting vs Standard Insulin Aspart Improved Postprandial Glucose at 1 Hour

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Results from the Onset 2 trial demonstrated benefit with fast-acting insulin aspart, as compared with standard insulin aspart.

Dulaglutide Outperformed Placebo in Type 2 Diabetes Patients on Insulin

Dulaglutide Outperformed Placebo in Type 2 Diabetes Patients on Insulin

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Adding once weekly dulaglutide to an insulin regimen improved glycemic control in type 2 diabetes.

At-Home Use of Bionic Pancreas Reduced Blood Glucose, Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

At-Home Use of Bionic Pancreas Reduced Blood Glucose, Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

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Mean blood glucose and time experiencing hypoglycemia significantly decreased with bionic pancreas use.

Low-Intensity Intervention Benefited Women With Gestational Diabetes

Low-Intensity Intervention Benefited Women With Gestational Diabetes

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A tailored mailed letter from pregnant women's health systems improved gestational weight gain.

Diabetes Rate Higher in Certain Asian Populations Than Whites in United States

Diabetes Rate Higher in Certain Asian Populations Than Whites in United States

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Asian Indians and Filippinos had higher rates of diabetes compared with whites.

AHA Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics Reduced Risk for Diabetes in African Americans

AHA Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics Reduced Risk for Diabetes in African Americans

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Meeting more of the American Heart Association's ideal cardiovascular health metrics reduced diabetes risk in black patients.

Mixed Results Found for Use of Trained Dogs to Detect Hypoglycemia

Mixed Results Found for Use of Trained Dogs to Detect Hypoglycemia

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Patients were highly confident in their dogs' ability, but data demonstrated poor predictive value vs CGM.

Preview of the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

Preview of the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

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The ADA's annual meeting will be held from June 10-14, 2016, in New Orleans.

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