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Thomas Kubiak on psychosocial considerations when working with people using diabetes technology

Thomas Kubiak podcast

Thomas Kubiak discusses the psychosocial considerations when working with people using diabetes technology to manage their diabetes. Part of the 'Why psychosocial care matters' collection, visit the hub to learn

Featured podcast

William Polonsky on diabetes distress

William Polonsky podcast

William Polonsky talks about how diabetes distress affects the wellbeing and glucose management of people with diabetes, and what healthcare professionals can do to help (15:48).

Part of the 'Why psychosocial care matters' collection, visit the hub to learn more.

Featured podcast

Christel Hendrieckx on the psychological impact of hypoglycemia

Christel Hendrieckx podcast

Christel Hendrieckx discusses the psychological consequences of hypoglycemia in people with diabetes. Part of the 'Why psychosocial care matters' collection, visit the hub to learn more.

Featured podcast

Frank Snoek on the role of the Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes study group

Frank Snoek podcast

To begin our podcast series marking the 25th anniversary of the PSAD, we talk to founder Frank Snoek about its history and achievements, and the changing profile of psychosocial research in diabetes care (19:40). 

Part of the 'Why psychosocial care matters' collection, visit the hub to learn more.

medwireNews top story

Family conflict key factor in poor glycemic control among young insulin users

Family fighting

Factors associated with poor glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes generally vary according to the insulin regimen used, but family conflict over diabetes management universally impacts all insulin users, US researchers report.

Expert opinion

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

What does the proliferation of diabetes self-management and monitoring technologies in pediatric care mean for the future of adult services? Katharine Barnard looks at the situation in England. 

Get more on: Devices and technology | Pediatric diabetes

medwireNews editor's pick

Insulin manipulation strongly linked to psychiatric comorbidity

Insulin pen

Insulin manipulation, the practice of deliberately under- or overdosing insulin, is strongly associated with psychiatric comorbidity in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, Austrian research shows.

Expert opinion editorial

Feeling stressed out and not meeting goals: A vicious cycle impacting diabetes self-management

Woman checking blood sugar level while lying in bedroom

Clinical psychologists Diana Naranjo and Korey Hood tackle the negative feedback loops that can develop around diabetes self-management and offer their insights on strategies to identify and address the roots of distress [read more].

Get more on: Diabetes distress | Psychosocial care | Lifestyle interventions | Expert opinion

View from the clinic

Four steps I take when starting patients on insulin

Steps

Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook succinctly delivers his strategies for initiating insulin therapy for the first time in patients with type 2 diabetes [read more].

Get more on: Insulin | Type 2 diabetes | Psychosocial care

View from the clinic

Regaining sexual health in diabetes: Start with open communication

Worried senior man sits on bed (symbolic image with models)

Advisory Board member Clipper Young recounts an experience of starting a patient with erectile dysfunction on the path to appropriate treatment for him and his diabetes [read more].

Get more on: Diabetic complications | Psychosocial care | View from the clinic

09-07-2020 | Psychosocial care | Podcast | Article

Why psychosocial care matters: The psychological impact of hypoglycemia

Christel Hendrieckx discusses the psychological consequences of hypoglycemia in people with diabetes (22:46).

08-31-2020 | Psychosocial care | Podcast | Article

Why psychosocial care matters: Diabetes distress

William Polonsky talks about how diabetes distress affects the wellbeing and glucose management of people with diabetes, and what healthcare professionals can do to help.

08-25-2020 | Psychosocial care | Podcast | Article

Frank Snoek on the role of the Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes study group

To begin our podcast series marking the 25th anniversary of the PSAD, we talk to founder Frank Snoek about its history and achievements, and the changing profile of psychosocial research in diabetes care (19:40).

Journal articles and book chapters

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing diabetes professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Slides

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for diabetes healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within diabetes management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

Independent Medical Education

Educational programs building upon the most current research and professional practice recommendations, with the aim of enabling more efficient diagnosis, optimizing treatment, and improving patient outcomes.

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