Type 1 Diabetes Archive

Physiologic Response to Glucagon in Type 1 Diabetes After Alcohol Consumption

Physiologic Response to Glucagon in Type 1 Diabetes After Alcohol Consumption

Researchers assessed whether alcohol intake affects response to glucagon in individuals with type 1 diabetes.

Sotagliflozin NDA Submitted to FDA for Type 1 Diabetes

Sotagliflozin NDA Submitted to FDA for Type 1 Diabetes

The NDA is based on results from a large placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial that included 1402 patients with type 1 diabetes who were receiving insulin therapy.

Influence of Gender on Cardiovascular Risk and Glycemic Control in T1D

Influence of Gender on Cardiovascular Risk and Glycemic Control in T1D

Researchers assessed differences in glycemic control, major cardiovascular risk factors, diabetes-related complications, sexual dysfunction prevalence, and endothelial function in young men and women with type 1 diabetes.

Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery Offers Best Outcomes for Pregnant Women With T1D

Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery Offers Best Outcomes for Pregnant Women With T1D

For pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, a closed-loop system is associated with comparable glucose control and significantly less hypoglycemia than sensor-augmented pump therapy.

MiniMed 670G System Improves Glycemic Outcomes in Children With T1D

MiniMed 670G System Improves Glycemic Outcomes in Children With T1D

Research findings indicate improved glycemic outcomes in children with T1D using the MiniMed 670G system, similar to those observed for adolescents and adults.

Minority Youths With T1D Have Poor Prognostic Factors, More Complications

Minority Youths With T1D Have Poor Prognostic Factors, More Complications

Researchers assessed racial and ethnic differences in outcomes among patients in the first 3 years following diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Independently Associated With CVD in T1D

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Independently Associated With CVD in T1D

Study found that the absence of proliferative diabetic retinopathy in those with stage 3b chronic kidney disease is associated with a lower prevalence of cardiovascular disease in patients with long duration of type 1 diabetes.

Preventing Nocturnal Hypoglycemia: Single- vs Dual-Hormone Artificial Pancreas System

Preventing Nocturnal Hypoglycemia: Single- vs Dual-Hormone Artificial Pancreas System

Study suggests that single-hormone artificial pancreas systems may be sufficient for overnight control even in a high-risk group of hypoglycemia-unaware participants with documented nocturnal hypoglycemia.

Effect of Glycemic Control During Labor on Neonatal Hypoglycemia Examined

Effect of Glycemic Control During Labor on Neonatal Hypoglycemia Examined

High-quality studies are needed to determine whether tight intrapartum glycemic control is superior to more relaxed glycemic targets intrapartum for women with diabetes in pregnancy.

Parental History of T1D May Increase Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Parental History of T1D May Increase Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Researchers calculated the hazard ratio of ADHD in offspring of patients with type 1 diabetes compared with the general population.

Disordered Eating Affects HbA1c in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes

Disordered Eating Affects HbA1c in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes

For youth with type 1 diabetes, disordered eating behaviors are associated with higher hemoglobin A1c but not with measures of glycemic variability.

Women With T1D, T2D Receiving Increased Intervention in Pregnancy

Women With T1D, T2D Receiving Increased Intervention in Pregnancy

Higher rates of operative delivery and falling gestational age at delivery suggest that this is either reflected by, or despite, increasing obstetric intervention.

Genetic Variants Linked to Phenotypic Heterogeneity of Type 1 Diabetes

Genetic Variants Linked to Phenotypic Heterogeneity of Type 1 Diabetes

Transcription factor 7 like 2 genetic variants contribute to phenotypic heterogeneity of type 1 diabetes.

T1D, T2D May Have Protective Effects on Risk for Migraine

T1D, T2D May Have Protective Effects on Risk for Migraine

Results from a study investigating diabetes and migraine in the Norwegian population show that type 1 and type 2 diabetes were significantly associated with a decreased risk for migraine.

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Higher Rates of Serious Infection

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Higher Rates of Serious Infection

Patients with diabetes had higher rates for all 19 infection categories with the highest incidence rate ratios seen for bone and joint infections, sepsis, and cellulitis.

No Difference in Hydrolyzed vs Conventional Formula Among Infants at Risk for T1D

No Difference in Hydrolyzed vs Conventional Formula Among Infants at Risk for T1D

Weaning to a hydrolyzed formula did not reduce the risk of type 1 diabetes in children with an increased disease risk.

Trends in CVD, Risk Factors, and Medications in Children With T1D

Trends in CVD, Risk Factors, and Medications in Children With T1D

Children with T1D had statistically significantly higher prevalence rates of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and used more CV medication compared with a matched diabetes-free reference cohort in the period after the onset of diabetes.

Safety of Novel Soluble Glucagon Analog for Severe Hypoglycemia in T1D Evaluated

Safety of Novel Soluble Glucagon Analog for Severe Hypoglycemia in T1D Evaluated

Dasiglucagon is well-tolerated and is associated with an early pharmacodynamic response similar to that of GlucaGen for severe hypoglycemia.

Alum-Formulated Glutamate Decarboxylase Injections Safe for Prediabetic Children

Alum-Formulated Glutamate Decarboxylase Injections Safe for Prediabetic Children

Study evaluated the safety and efficacy of autoantigen-specific therapy with alum-formulated glutamate decarboxylase in nondiabetic children with multiple islet autoantibodies.

Cumulative Risk of ESRD Decreased Over Time for T1D

Cumulative Risk of ESRD Decreased Over Time for T1D

The cumulative risk of end-stage renal disease among patients with type 1 diabetes has declined over time in Finland.

Depression and Severe Dysglycemia Associated Bidirectionally in T1D

Depression and Severe Dysglycemia Associated Bidirectionally in T1D

For patients with type 1 diabetes, there is a bidirectional association between depression and severe hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.

Increased Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children With Asthma

Increased Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children With Asthma

A previous diagnosis of asthma increases the risk for subsequent type 1 diabetes by 41%, but a previous diagnosis of type 1 diabetes decreases the risk of subsequent asthma by 18%.

Does Genetic Susceptibility Lead to Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes?

Does Genetic Susceptibility Lead to Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes?

In older adults, in whom T1D is rare, patients with diabetes who are positive for autoantibodies are as likely to be false positive with T2D as true positive with T1D.

Corticosteroids Linked With Risk for Fracture, VTE, Sepsis in Diabetes

Corticosteroids Linked With Risk for Fracture, VTE, Sepsis in Diabetes

Corticosteroids should be used with caution in patients with diabetes and mitigating factors should be considered.

Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction Involved in Hypertension Development in T1D

Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction Involved in Hypertension Development in T1D

A life-course study evaluated the contribution of vascular endothelial dysfunction and inflammation to the development of hypertension in type 1 diabetes.

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.

Identifying Risk for Microalbuminuria in Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Identifying Risk for Microalbuminuria in Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Study sought to evaluate whether baseline autonomic dysfunction was predictive of future increases in urine albumin-creatinine ratio in pediatric patients 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.

Oral Insulin Not a Reliable Preventive Strategy for Type 1 Diabetes

Oral Insulin Not a Reliable Preventive Strategy for Type 1 Diabetes

Investigators sought to delay or prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes by administering a once-daily oral insulin tablet.

New Report Standardizes Clinically Meaningful T1D Outcomes Beyond HbA1c Testing

New Report Standardizes Clinically Meaningful T1D Outcomes Beyond HbA1c Testing

Representatives from multiple associations and societies have issued a new report standardizing clinically meaningful outcome measures for type 1 diabetes, beyond using HbA1c testing.

Effects of Peer Influence in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes

Effects of Peer Influence in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes

Study underscores the need to focus on the peer context to understand the functioning of youths with type 1 diabetes.

Improving Daily Glucose Monitoring in Adolescents With Incentive-Based Approach

Improving Daily Glucose Monitoring in Adolescents With Incentive-Based Approach

Incentive-based approaches developed to improve daily adherence to a single behavioral process, such as blood glucose monitoring in adolescents, may not be as effective as multicomponent interventions that address emotional, social, and family processes of diabetes self-management.

Utilizing Trend Arrow Data in CGM Systems to Manage Diabetes in Children

Utilizing Trend Arrow Data in CGM Systems to Manage Diabetes in Children

Recommendations for utilizing trend arrow data in a mobile continuous glucose monitoring system were recently issued for pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes.

Effect of Prior Glucose Monitoring on Glycemic Outcomes With a Hybrid Closed-Loop System

Effect of Prior Glucose Monitoring on Glycemic Outcomes With a Hybrid Closed-Loop System

Patients with prior experience using a continuous glucose monitoring system may benefit from the MiniMed 670G HCL system therapy.

Remotely Connected Diabetes System Improves Glycemic Control in Insulin-Treated Diabetes

Remotely Connected Diabetes System Improves Glycemic Control in Insulin-Treated Diabetes

A remotely connected diabetes management system increased patent satisfaction and improved glycemic control in patients with insulin-treated diabetes.

Leptin Levels Associated With Risk for Preeclampsia in Women With T1D

Leptin Levels Associated With Risk for Preeclampsia in Women With T1D

Investigators believe that circulating adipokines may be associated with the development of preeclampsia in women with type 1 diabetes in the first trimester.

Improved Neonatal Outcomes With Continuous Glucose Monitoring in T1D

Improved Neonatal Outcomes With Continuous Glucose Monitoring in T1D

Investigators assess maternal hyperglycemia exposure to fetus with neonatal health outcomes.

Childhood Antibiotic Use Not Linked to Islet or Celiac Disease Autoimmunity

Childhood Antibiotic Use Not Linked to Islet or Celiac Disease Autoimmunity

Islet and celiac disease autoimmunity were defined as a positive test result for islet or tissue transglutaminase autoantibodies at 2 clinic visits at least 3 months apart.

Low Incidence of ESRD Reported in Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes

Low Incidence of ESRD Reported in Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes

Among patients with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes, there is a very low incidence of end-stage renal disease.

Glycemic Control Improved With Addition of Sotagliflozin to Insulin

Glycemic Control Improved With Addition of Sotagliflozin to Insulin

Study assessed the effects of sotagliflozin vs placebo with respect to glycemic control and the occurrence of severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis among adults with type 1 diabetes.

Adjunctive Dapagliflozin Improves Glycemic Control in T1D

Adjunctive Dapagliflozin Improves Glycemic Control in T1D

Dapagliflozin improves glycemic control in patients with inadequately controlled type 1 diabetes currently taking insulin.

Pancreatic Exocrine Dysfunction Occurs After Islet Autoimmunity in T1D

Pancreatic Exocrine Dysfunction Occurs After Islet Autoimmunity in T1D

A new study suggests that pancreatic exocrine dysfunction develops after initiation of islet cell autoimmunity, suggesting that exocrine dysfunction is related to diabetes disease pathogenesis itself.

Improving Vascular Function in Pediatric T1D With Metformin

Improving Vascular Function in Pediatric T1D With Metformin

Study aimed to determine the effect of metformin on vascular health in children with T1D and above average weight.

Examining the Benefits of Statins, ACE Inhibitors in T1D With Albumin Excretion

Examining the Benefits of Statins, ACE Inhibitors in T1D With Albumin Excretion

Lower incidence of microalbuminuria was noted with the use of ACE inhibitors vs placebo.

Does Serum Vitamin D in Pregnancy Alter T1D Development Risk in Children?

Does Serum Vitamin D in Pregnancy Alter T1D Development Risk in Children?

Study finds for the first time that during pregnancy the associations between serum 25OHD concentration and 2 single nucleotide polymorphisms are stronger in mothers of children with T1D.

Novel Adaptive Artificial Pancreas Improves HbA1c and Reduces Hypoglycemia

Novel Adaptive Artificial Pancreas Improves HbA1c and Reduces Hypoglycemia

Adapting open-loop settings that are used by the artificial pancreas algorithm is easily understandable and transparent to both patients and physicians.

EASD, ADA Recommendations Aimed at Improving Safety, Efficacy of CGM

EASD, ADA Recommendations Aimed at Improving Safety, Efficacy of CGM

With this statement, researchers hope to improve safety and efficacy outcomes, advance technology, and improve patient quality of life and health outcomes.

Reducing HbA1c in T1D and T2D With Flash Glucose Monitoring

Reducing HbA1c in T1D and T2D With Flash Glucose Monitoring

Overall reduction in HbA1c was higher in people with T2D vs those with T1D.

Do Financial Incentives Increase Glucose Monitoring in Teens With T1D?

Do Financial Incentives Increase Glucose Monitoring in Teens With T1D?

Daily financial incentives improved glucose monitoring, but not glycemic control.

Trick or Treat: Tips for Diabetes Management on Halloween

Trick or Treat: Tips for Diabetes Management on Halloween

With a little communication, children with diabetes can still enjoy Halloween festivities.

Examining Melancholia and Atypical Depression in T1D and T2D

Examining Melancholia and Atypical Depression in T1D and T2D

Twenty-five percent of people with type 2 diabetes and 12% of people with type 1 diabetes had depression.

Insulin Pump Associated With Fewer Complications Than Injections in Children, Adolescents

Insulin Pump Associated With Fewer Complications Than Injections in Children, Adolescents

Although the incidence of severe hypoglycemia has decreased while insulin pump use has increased, a causal relationship has not been established between insulin administration methods and risk of complications from diabetes.

Efficacy of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Preterm Infants

Efficacy of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Preterm Infants

Although continuous glucose monitoring accuracy and safety in preterm infants has been validated in several studies, this approach has never been studied in neonates.

Medicare Recipients Overtreated for Diabetes

Medicare Recipients Overtreated for Diabetes

For medicare recipients it is more common to be overtreated than undertreated for diabetes.

In-Hospital Tramadol Use Increases Hypoglycemia Risk in T1D, T2D

In-Hospital Tramadol Use Increases Hypoglycemia Risk in T1D, T2D

Results indicate that blood glucose monitoring should be conducted in hospitalized patients with diabetes.

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel CGM System for Diabetes

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel CGM System for Diabetes

New monitoring system involves the placement of a small sensor wire beneath the skin surface to continuously monitor glucose levels.

Strategies for Multivessel Revascularization in T1D: CABG vs PCI

Strategies for Multivessel Revascularization in T1D: CABG vs PCI

PCI has been linked to increased risk of CHD, mortality, MI, and repeat revascularization in type 1 diabetes.

T1D Risk Increased Following Influenza A H1N1 Diagnosis in Children

T1D Risk Increased Following Influenza A H1N1 Diagnosis in Children

The 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic has been linked to an increased risk of new-onset type 1 diabetes in children.

Glycemic Control in Physically Active Adolescents With T1D: Closed-Loop Control vs Remote Pump in Winter Sports

Glycemic Control in Physically Active Adolescents With T1D: Closed-Loop Control vs Remote Pump in Winter Sports

During a 5-day ski camp, researchers examined closed-loop insulin management vs a remote monitored pump system for glycemic control with the additional challenge of cold and altitude.

Cardiovascular, Renal Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes

Cardiovascular, Renal Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes

More awareness for afib risk factors including age, severity of complications, and glycemic status are needed.

ADA Standard of Medical Care in Diabetes 2017 Update

ADA Standard of Medical Care in Diabetes 2017 Update

The ADA 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes focuses on monitoring and pharmacologic approaches for type 1 diabetes management.

Genetic Influence for Late-In-Life T1D Examined

Genetic Influence for Late-In-Life T1D Examined

High-risk genotypes represent 6.4% of the included study population, but accounted for 61% of all cases of T1D.

Celiac Disease in T1D: International Analysis of Disease Prevalence

Celiac Disease in T1D: International Analysis of Disease Prevalence

Prevalence of celiac disease in type 1 diabetes was higher in girls than in boys.

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Compared with insulin glargine, insulin degludec significantly reduced rates of hypoglycemia in patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Positive Islet Autoantibody Tests Up Parental Anxiety in T1D

Positive Islet Autoantibody Tests Up Parental Anxiety in T1D

Parents of children with an increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes had higher level of anxiety.

Efficacy of Biomarker Screening Pathway in Monogenic Diabetes Diagnosis

Efficacy of Biomarker Screening Pathway in Monogenic Diabetes Diagnosis

Patients with assumed monogenic diabetes were examined using a novel 3-part biomarker screening pathway to detect incorrectly diagnosed cases of type 1 diabetes.

Exercise Training Intervention Improves Ventricular Function in Adolescent T1D

Exercise Training Intervention Improves Ventricular Function in Adolescent T1D

Left ventricular function can be improved, but not normalized, in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Lusduna Nexvue Follow-On Biologic Tentatively Approved by FDA

Lusduna Nexvue Follow-On Biologic Tentatively Approved by FDA

Tentative FDA approval has been granted to Merck's follow-on biologic basal insulin injection.

Racial Differences in HbA1c Readings Examined

Racial Differences in HbA1c Readings Examined

Long-term differences in HbA1c readings were larger than expected in black vs white patients.

Diabetes and Mental Illness: How Are They Linked?

Diabetes and Mental Illness: How Are They Linked?

The prevalence of diabetes and impairment in glucose metabolism are noticeably higher in psychiatric patients.

Hand Osteoarthritis and Type 1 Diabetes: Is There A Connection?

Hand Osteoarthritis and Type 1 Diabetes: Is There A Connection?

Hand pain, disability, and stiffness were common in long-term type 1 diabetes.

Reversing Type 1 Diabetes May Be Possible With Tuberculosis Vaccine

Reversing Type 1 Diabetes May Be Possible With Tuberculosis Vaccine

Data from a phase 1 study was presented at the 2017 ADA Scientific Sessions.

Prevalence of Celiac Disease Varies in Type 1 Diabetes

Prevalence of Celiac Disease Varies in Type 1 Diabetes

Over 3% of study participants with type 1 diabetes also had biopsy-confirmed celiac disease.

Eye Care in T1D: Guiding Retinopathy Screening Using HbA1c

Eye Care in T1D: Guiding Retinopathy Screening Using HbA1c

New recommendations suggest that frequency of diabetic retinopathy screening should be guided by patients' HbA1c levels.

CVD Risk Management in Type 1 Diabetes Improved With Metformin

CVD Risk Management in Type 1 Diabetes Improved With Metformin

Although metformin did not improve glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes, the treatment did improve cardiovascular disease risk management.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Pregnancy May Lead to Fetal Death

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Pregnancy May Lead to Fetal Death

Diabetic ketoacidosis led to fatal demise, preterm birth, and neonatal intensive care unit admissions.

Hypoglycemia Effectivey Managed With New Nasal Glucagon Device

Hypoglycemia Effectivey Managed With New Nasal Glucagon Device

Hypoglycemic episodes, moderate or severe, can effectively and efficiently be managed by nasal glucagon in adult patients with type 1 diabetes.

Mental Health Screenings in Pediatric Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Mental Health Screenings in Pediatric Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Mental health and behavioral screenings should be routine part of care for pediatric patients with diabetes

New Point-of-Care C Peptide Test Shows Promise

New Point-of-Care C Peptide Test Shows Promise

A new point-of-care C peptide test may increase ease and access to testing for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

What Factors Increase Quality of Life in Teens With T1D?

What Factors Increase Quality of Life in Teens With T1D?

In all groups of participants, a lower HbA1c was associated with a better health-related quality of life in type 1 diabetes.

Reduced Awareness of Hypoglycemia in T1D With High-Intensity Interval Training

Reduced Awareness of Hypoglycemia in T1D With High-Intensity Interval Training

A single session of HIIT can "rapidly reduce" awareness of hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes.

American Diabetes Association 2017: Preview

American Diabetes Association 2017: Preview

First look at research to be presented at ADA 2017.

Fast-Acting Insulin Aspart for Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes

Fast-Acting Insulin Aspart for Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes

Both mealtime and postmeal faster insulin aspart are noninferior to mealtime conventional insulin aspart, regarding HbA1c change from baseline.

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Should Be Individualized Based on Eye Health, Glycated Hemoglobin

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Should Be Individualized Based on Eye Health, Glycated Hemoglobin

There is a 5% probability of progression from state 1 to state 5 between retinal screenings.

Is Glycemic Variability Linked to Microvascular Complications?

Is Glycemic Variability Linked to Microvascular Complications?

Researchers examined whether within-day glycemic variability plays a role in microvascular complications.

Lowering Systolic BP in Patients With T1D

Lowering Systolic BP in Patients With T1D

Febuxostat was found to have a modest impact in lowering systolic blood pressure among patients with type 1 diabetes.

Higher In-Hospital Mortality Rates in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes With Acute MI

Higher In-Hospital Mortality Rates in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes With Acute MI

Patients with type 1 diabetes had higher mortality rates when admitted for acute myocardial infarction compared with patients with type 2 diabetes.

Can Compression Socks Be Safely Used in Diabetics With Lower Extremity Edema?

Can Compression Socks Be Safely Used in Diabetics With Lower Extremity Edema?

A randomized controlled trial assessed whether mild lower extremity compression can be safely used in patients with diabetes and concurrent lower extremity edema.

Insulin Pump Predictive Management System Decreases Hypoglycemia in Pediatric T1D

Insulin Pump Predictive Management System Decreases Hypoglycemia in Pediatric T1D

PLGM tied to smaller number of hypoglycemic events; increase in time spent 140 mg/dL

Inpatient Virtual Glucose Management Service Decreases Hyperglycemia, Hypoglycemia

Inpatient Virtual Glucose Management Service Decreases Hyperglycemia, Hypoglycemia

A study sought to determine if a virtual glucose management service can result in improved inpatient glycemic control.

No Long Term Benefit to Adjuvant Metformin in Type 1 Diabetes

No Long Term Benefit to Adjuvant Metformin in Type 1 Diabetes

Adjuvant metformin produced a small but nonsignificant decrease in body mass index and insulin dose, but by year 10, no beneficial effects were evident.

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Lacking Among Pediatric Patients

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Lacking Among Pediatric Patients

Black and Latino youth were less likely to undergo an eye examination for diabetic retinopathy within 6 years of their diagnosis.

Higher Complications, Comorbidities in Youth With Type 2 Versus Type 1 Diabetes

Higher Complications, Comorbidities in Youth With Type 2 Versus Type 1 Diabetes

The prevalence of complications associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes diagnosed during childhood and adolescence was compared in a multicenter, observational study.

Do Higher Temperatures Increase Diabetes Incidence?

Do Higher Temperatures Increase Diabetes Incidence?

Age-adjusted diabetes incidence increased for every 1 degree celcius temperature increase.

Factors Associated With Lack of Diabetes Disease Awareness Identified

Factors Associated With Lack of Diabetes Disease Awareness Identified

A study found approximately one-third of people with diabetes were undiagnosed or unaware of the diagnosis.

Update: ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Emphasize Metformin Therapy

Update: ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Emphasize Metformin Therapy

An update to the ADA's 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes indicates that, barring contraindication, patients with type 2 diabetes should undergo metformin therapy as first-line treatment.

Insulin Therapy in Pregnant Women With Preexisting Diabetes

Insulin Therapy in Pregnant Women With Preexisting Diabetes

Insulin types and regimens should be determined on an individual basis since there is insufficient data to support one treatment over another.

Complication Rates In Adolescents With Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

Complication Rates In Adolescents With Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

Investigators found early signs of kidney disease, retinopathy, arterial stiffness, and hypertension in adolescents with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Cumulative Excess BMI in Autoantibody-Positive Type 1 Diabetes

Cumulative Excess BMI in Autoantibody-Positive Type 1 Diabetes

Children younger than 12 were at an elevated risk of type 1 diabetes.

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