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02-19-2018 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

HypoDE: CGM reduces hypoglycemia in high-risk patients using MDI

The HypoDE investigators have reported that use of continuous glucose monitoring results in large reductions in hypoglycemia among high-risk patients managing their type 1 diabetes with multiple daily injections.

02-13-2018 | Older adults | Editorial | Article

Does setting treatment targets risk the overtreatment of type 2 diabetes in older patients?

The drive to achieve lower HbA1c targets in older patients is not without concern or risk. Our UK Board address concerns highlighted by recent trials and discuss whether current guidelines do enough to mitigate the risks of overtreatment.

02-21-2018 | Primary care | Editorial | Article

Compassion fatigue in diabetes care professionals

Awareness and education about compassion fatigue can help to limit its incidence and severity. Sanjay Kalra outlines strategies to identify and manage the emotional exhaustion that often affects diabetes caregivers.

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02-22-2018 | Prediabetes | News

Routine measurements mark out highest-risk patients with dysglycemia

The short-term risk for developing diabetes is very high in primary care patients with impaired fasting glucose who also have elevated triglycerides and a large waist circumference, report researchers.

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Diabet Med 2018; Advance online publication

02-21-2018 | Insulin pumps | News

Tubeless insulin pumps offer durable alternative to MDI in adolescents

Tubeless insulin pump use can provide long-term improvements in glycemic control at a lower total daily dose of insulin compared with multiple daily injections, show results of a retrospective study among children and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

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Pediatr Diabetes 2018; Advance online publication

02-21-2018 | Diet | News

Low-fat vs low-carbohydrate diets: Both effective for weight loss

The amount of weight loss achieved with a healthy low-fat diet is no different to that achieved with a healthy low-carbohydrate diet, according to US researchers.

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JAMA 2018; 319: 667–679

02-21-2018 | Primary care | Editorial | Article

Compassion fatigue in diabetes care professionals

Awareness and education about compassion fatigue can help to limit its incidence and severity. Sanjay Kalra outlines strategies to identify and manage the emotional exhaustion that often affects diabetes caregivers.

Author:
Sanjay Kalra

02-19-2018 | Insulin pumps | News

ATTD 2018 in brief

More support for insulin pumps in type 2 diabetes

The results of a small study support the use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for insulin-dependent patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes.

02-19-2018 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

ATTD 2018

HypoDE: CGM reduces hypoglycemia in high-risk patients using MDI

The HypoDE investigators have reported that use of continuous glucose monitoring results in large reductions in hypoglycemia among high-risk patients managing their type 1 diabetes with multiple daily injections.

Source:

Lancet 2018; Advance online publication

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