Type 1 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?

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

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.

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

No Long Term Benefit to Adjuvant Metformin in Type 1 Diabetes

No Long Term Benefit to Adjuvant Metformin in Type 1 Diabetes

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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

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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

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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.

Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

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The American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society have issued statements with the intent of improving insulin access and affordability.

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.

Diabetes Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

Diabetes Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

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Evidence-based guidelines and clinician recommendations have been evaluated to create the first-of-its-kind statement focused on psychosocial care of people with diabetes.

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated ADA Position Statement

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated ADA Position Statement

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The ADA updated recommendations on prevention methods and pain management for 2 forms of diabetic neuropathy.

NIH Announces Major Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trials

NIH Announces Major Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trials

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Risk for Stroke Increased in Type 1 Diabetes

Risk for Stroke Increased in Type 1 Diabetes

The risks of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke are increased with type 1 diabetes, with incrementally increasing risks with increasing HbA1c.

Standardized Insulin Sliding Scale Order Sheet Cuts Medication Errors

Standardized Insulin Sliding Scale Order Sheet Cuts Medication Errors

A standardized sliding scale insulin (SSI) order sheet can reduce the incidence of SSI-related medication errors.

Centrally-Acting Opioid Linked to Case of Rebound Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

Centrally-Acting Opioid Linked to Case of Rebound Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

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The patient became severely hypoglycemic within 10 to 12 hours after taking the pain drug.

Incidence of Hospitalization for Hypoglycemia Decreased in Type 1 Diabetes

Incidence of Hospitalization for Hypoglycemia Decreased in Type 1 Diabetes

For patients with type 1 diabetes, the incidence of hospitalization for hypoglycemia decreased over time in Denmark, with an 8.4% annual decrease.

Adverse Renal Outcomes Reduced With Lower BP in Type 1 Diabetes

Adverse Renal Outcomes Reduced With Lower BP in Type 1 Diabetes

For patients with type 1 diabetes, blood pressure (BP) of <120/70 mm Hg is associated with a substantially reduced risk of adverse renal outcomes.

Gastric Emptying in Type 1 Diabetes Unaffected by Liraglutide

Gastric Emptying in Type 1 Diabetes Unaffected by Liraglutide

For individuals with type 1 diabetes, liraglutide therapy does not affect the rate of gastric emptying during hypoglycemia.

Development of Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Arsenic Metabolism

Development of Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Arsenic Metabolism

Arsenic metabolism seems to be associated with type 1 diabetes in young people, with a potential interaction by folate levels.

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