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ADA's 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Focus on Patient-Centered Care

ADA's 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Focus on Patient-Centered Care

The ADA published its 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, an evidence-based document intended to provide clinicians, patients, and other stakeholders in the diabetes treatment landscape with up-to-date recommendations.

Clinical Indicators of Risk for Addison Disease in Patients With T1D

Clinical Indicators of Risk for Addison Disease in Patients With T1D

Treatment of thyroid disease, severe infections, glucagon prescriptions, and diabetic retinopathy occur more frequently in individuals with type 1 diabetes who are subsequently diagnosed with Addison disease.

Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Fear of complications and frustration at the amount of time required to manage type 1 diabetes impact the quality of life of young adults with the disease.

Cost-Related Insulin Underuse in Patients With Diabetes

Cost-Related Insulin Underuse in Patients With Diabetes

About one in four patients report cost-related insulin underuse, which is associated with poor glycemic control.

Endocrine Society: Policy and Practice Changes Necessary to Improve Access to Insulin

Endocrine Society: Policy and Practice Changes Necessary to Improve Access to Insulin

The rising cost of insulin has made it increasingly difficult for patients with diabetes to receive affordable, life-saving medication, especially patients from low-income backgrounds, patients with high deductibles, and uninsured patients.

Exposure to Maternal Diabetes Increases Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Exposure to Maternal Diabetes Increases Risk for ADHD in Offspring

The 3 main types of diabetes during pregnancy were associated with offspring ADHD risk in a hierarchical order.

Multiple Daily Injections vs Insulin Pump Therapy in Pregnant Women With T1D

Multiple Daily Injections vs Insulin Pump Therapy in Pregnant Women With T1D

Pregnant women with T1D who received MDI therapy had a larger decrease in HbA1c levels and were less likely to report gestational hypertension, neonatal hypoglycemia, and NICU admissions than women who used insulin pump therapy during pregnancy.

Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Dapagliflozin for Type 1 Diabetes

Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Dapagliflozin for Type 1 Diabetes

After 52 weeks, dapagliflozin was well tolerated and led to a clinically relevant improvement in glycemic control and weight loss without additional risk for hypoglycemia.

Hypoglycemia Following Antifungal Treatment in Patient With Type 1 Diabetes

Hypoglycemia Following Antifungal Treatment in Patient With Type 1 Diabetes

"This is the first report of decreased insulin requirements in a patient with [T1D] correlating with micafungin administration," noted the authors.

Diabetes Education Week 2018: Patient Resources for Your Practice

Diabetes Education Week 2018: Patient Resources for Your Practice

In recognition of National Diabetes Education Week, Endocrinology Advisor compiled a list of resources to assist clinicians when educating patients with diabetes about their condition.

Dose-Dependent Relationship Between Smoking and Cardiovascular Complications in T1D

Dose-Dependent Relationship Between Smoking and Cardiovascular Complications in T1D

There is a dose-dependent association between smoking and coronary heart disease in patients with type 1 diabetes.

Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Vaccination Lowers HbA1c in Type 1 Diabetes

Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Vaccination Lowers HbA1c in Type 1 Diabetes

Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccination impacted blood sugar levels in T1D by causing a systemic shift in glucose metabolism from oxidative phosphorylation to aerobic glycolysis.

Maternal Gluten Intake Associated With Risk for Type 1 Diabetes in Offspring

Maternal Gluten Intake Associated With Risk for Type 1 Diabetes in Offspring

There was an association between high maternal intake of gluten and an elevated risk for type 1 diabetes for the child.

Exercise After Overnight Fasting Stabilizes Glucose Levels in Type 1 Diabetes

Exercise After Overnight Fasting Stabilizes Glucose Levels in Type 1 Diabetes

The effect of high-intensity interval training with a bout of moderate-intensity continuous training on glucose levels was examined in T1D.

Positive Results for Empagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes Trials

Positive Results for Empagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes Trials

The EASE Phase 3 program included 2 double-blind, placebo-controlled trials investigating the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin as an adjunct to insulin therapy in adults with type 1 diabetes.

FDA Issues Safety Communication Regarding Pen Needle Use

FDA Issues Safety Communication Regarding Pen Needle Use

Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

For patients with suboptimally controlled type 1 diabetes, day-and-night hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery improves glucose control compared with sensor-augmented pump therapy.

Elevated HbA1c After Onset of T1D Predicts Psychiatric Comorbidity

Elevated HbA1c After Onset of T1D Predicts Psychiatric Comorbidity

High average glycated hemoglobin levels during the first two years after type 1 diabetes onset predict higher risk for psychiatric diagnoses.

Effects of Fixed-Ratio Pramlintide and Insulin on Postprandial Hyperglycemia in T1D

Effects of Fixed-Ratio Pramlintide and Insulin on Postprandial Hyperglycemia in T1D

Coadministration of 24 hours of fixed-ratio pramlintide and regular human insulin improves postprandial hyperglycemia and glycemic variability in patients with type 1 diabetes.

High Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome May Favor Screening in Diabetes

High Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome May Favor Screening in Diabetes

The high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes may favor screening in these patients.

Estimated Prevalence of Diabetes in the United States

Estimated Prevalence of Diabetes in the United States

The prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is 0.5 and 8.5 percent, respectively, among U.S. adults.

Adipokines Associated With Clinical Course Alteration in Pediatric Patients With T1D

Adipokines Associated With Clinical Course Alteration in Pediatric Patients With T1D

Altered serum levels of nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase, omentin-1, and caspase-cleaved cytokeratin 18 fragment M30 in children with type 1 diabetes may signify metabolic differences that do not stabilize with insulin treatment.

Poor Glycemic Control Associated With Higher Risk for Dementia in Older Adults With T1D

Poor Glycemic Control Associated With Higher Risk for Dementia in Older Adults With T1D

Repeated exposure to high levels of HbA1c was associated with increased risk for dementia in a cohort of patients age ≥50 with type 1 diabetes.

Availability and Affordability of Diabetes Medication Worldwide

Availability and Affordability of Diabetes Medication Worldwide

The affordability and availability of diabetes medications across multiple regions of the word were examined, along with the effects on the use of medications.

Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Lowers Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes

Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Lowers Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes

Intensive blood pressure therapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for serious cardiovascular events in the adults with diabetes.

Executive Function Predicts T1D Management Into Emerging Adulthood

Executive Function Predicts T1D Management Into Emerging Adulthood

Individuals with higher executive function performance at baseline experienced slower increases in HbA1c.

Concurrent Risk Factors and Microvascular Complications in Type 1 Diabetes

Concurrent Risk Factors and Microvascular Complications in Type 1 Diabetes

Investigators assessed the effect of complication burden and concurrent risk factors level on the risk of developing further microvascular complication.

Diabetes Complications, Attempted Suicide Risk in Comorbid T1D and Schizophrenia

Diabetes Complications, Attempted Suicide Risk in Comorbid T1D and Schizophrenia

Although the association between type 2 diabetes and schizophrenia is well established, the link between type 1 diabetes and schizophrenia is less clear.

Trends in Cardiovascular Deaths for US Adults With and Without Diabetes

Trends in Cardiovascular Deaths for US Adults With and Without Diabetes

Investigators used data from the National Health Interview Survey and follow-up mortality data to estimate trends and disparities in CVD.

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of Type 1 Diabetes

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of Type 1 Diabetes

Excess cardiovascular risk varies with age at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

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