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Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of Secure Patient-Provider Messaging

Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of Secure Patient-Provider Messaging

Secure messaging presents an opportunity for patients and healthcare providers to collaborate on self-management issues like glycemic control, diet, and exercise.

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Novel Deep Learning System May Help Identify Diabetic Retinopathy

Novel Deep Learning System May Help Identify Diabetic Retinopathy

A novel deep learning system has high sensitivity and specificity for identifying diabetic retinopathy.

Efficacy of Novel GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Drug Device Examined

Efficacy of Novel GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Drug Device Examined

In this phase 3 study, statistically and clinically meaningful improvements in HbA1c, body weight, and the proportion of patients achieving goal HbA1c <7% (53mmol/mol) were demonstrated with 2 doses of ITCA 650 vs placebo.

New Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Now Available for Medicare Patients

New Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Now Available for Medicare Patients

A new continuous glucose monitoring system that allows patients to capture real-time glucose readings without use calibration or routine fingersticks is now available.

New Insulin Pen With Smartphone App, Bolus Advisor Available

New Insulin Pen With Smartphone App, Bolus Advisor Available

The system is able to calculate and recommend optimal insulin dose, track the timing of doses, monitor insulin temperature, remind users to take insulin, and create reports for the healthcare provider.

New Consensus Recommendations on Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring

New Consensus Recommendations on Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring

The Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) Congress summarize consensus recommendations on the current understanding of how CGM results can affect outcomes.

Standard Care vs Telemedicine for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Follow-up Care

Standard Care vs Telemedicine for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Follow-up Care

Patients from 3 sites participated in a trial examining the noninferiority of telemedicine vs standard outpatient care for diabetic foot ulcer follow-up treatment.

Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring Beneficial But Challenges Remain

Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring Beneficial But Challenges Remain

Although sharing of real-time continuous glucose monitoring data can create tension between patients with type 1 diabetes and family members, it can also facilitate greater empowerment and perceptions of safety among both patients and their caregivers.

Effect of SGLT2 Inhibitors on Early Metabolic Decompensation in T1D

Effect of SGLT2 Inhibitors on Early Metabolic Decompensation in T1D

Patients with T1D are not susceptible to accelerated lipolysis and ketogenesis, despite the reduction in overnight basal insulin doses during SGLT2i treatment.

Predictive Glucose Management Systems May Reduce Hypoglycemia in Pediatric Diabetes

Predictive Glucose Management Systems May Reduce Hypoglycemia in Pediatric Diabetes

A study examined the efficacy and safety of predictive low-glucose management systems for the prevention of hypoglycemia in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Psychosocial Benefits of a Bihormonal Bionic Pancreas System in T1D

Psychosocial Benefits of a Bihormonal Bionic Pancreas System in T1D

Participants reported improvements in many psychosocial variables associated with using an automated bihormonal bionic pancreas system relative to self-management of diabetes using their own insulin pump.

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