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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.

NIH Announces Major Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trials

NIH Announces Major Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trials

The studies will assess the safety, efficacy, and user-friendliness among other aspects, of multiple artificial pancreas devices.

Nutrition and Insulin Management Guidelines for Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes

Nutrition and Insulin Management Guidelines for Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes

Exercise management for patients with type 1 diabetes should be individualized, depending on insulin concentrations and exercise type/intensity.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Improves HbA1c in T1D

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Improves HbA1c in T1D

Patients with type 1 diabetes who used multiple insulin injections daily experienced reductions in HbA1c with continuous glucose monitoring.

Islet Autoimmunity Risk Not Affected by Infant Formula Type

Islet Autoimmunity Risk Not Affected by Infant Formula Type

The use of hydrolyzed vs nonhydrolyzed cow's milk-based infant formula does not appear to reduce risk for islet autoimmunity.

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Gut Inflammation

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Gut Inflammation

People with type 1 diabetes have specific changes in gut bacteria and inflammation of the digestive tract compared with people without the disease.

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Enterovirus in Children

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Enterovirus in Children

A recent study confirms that frequent enterovirus infection may contribute to the development of type 1 diabetes in children.

FDA Expands Indication for Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

FDA Expands Indication for Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

The FDA's expanded indication for the Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System allows for replacement of fingerstick glucose testing.

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