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Type 1 diabetes


03-15-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | News

Early diabetes onset linked to increased mortality risk

Study results presented at the 2018 Diabetes UK Professional Conference in London confirm that people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at a younger age have an increased mortality risk.

03-14-2018 | Physical activity | News

Physical activity beneficial in new-onset type 1 diabetes

Results of an observational study suggest that doing exercise around the time of type 1 diabetes diagnosis could extend the “honeymoon” period of low insulin requirement.

03-14-2018 | Older adults | News

Collaborative ‘virtual ward’ approach may improve outcomes for older diabetes patients

An initiative involving “virtual ward” meetings between diabetes specialist nurses, community nurses, and consultants has led to improvements in glycemic control and a reduction in nurse visits among older diabetes patients in North East Essex, study results suggest.

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03-19-2018 | Diet | Podcast | Audio

UK nutrition guidelines: A fresh approach

John Wilding talks to Pamela Dyson about the fresh approach taken to the latest update of the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines.

03-09-2018 | Healthcare systems | Editorial | Article

My journey into diabetes nursing: A perspective from the UK National Health Service

Diabetes nurse consultant and Advisory Board member, Maureen Wallymahmed reflects on her experiences within the profession and charts the evolution of the role over the past 40 years.

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.

In depth

01-15-2018 | Type 1 diabetes | Hot topic review | Article

What do we know about adjunct non-insulin medications in type 1 diabetes?

medwireNews outlines which medications have so far been tested as adjunct treatments for type 1 diabetes and summarizes the key trial data showing their benefits or otherwise.

06-10-2017 | Diet | Conference report | Article

ADA 2017

Dietary guidelines: controversies and missing evidence

In a lively session on Friday afternoon, presenters looked at the evidence (or lack thereof) underlying dietary guidelines for patients with diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

02-09-2018 | Neuropathy | Review | Article

Diabetic painful neuropathy and restless legs syndrome in diabetes

Kalra S, Gupta A. Diabetes Ther 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0376-6

02-08-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Review | Article

Hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes: Technological treatments, their limitations, and the place of psychology

Choudhary P, Amiel SA. Diabetologia 2018; 61: 761–769. doi: 10.1007/s00125-018-4566-6

02-07-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Review | Article

Impaired hypoglycemia awareness in type 1 diabetes: Lessons from the lab

McNeilly AD, McCrimmon RJ. Diabetologia 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00125-018-4548-8

In practice

05-08-2017 | Type 1 diabetes | Review | Article

A practical review of C-Peptide testing in diabetes

Leighton et al. offer a rationale for the practical and pragmatic use of c-peptide testing to guide the clinical management of individuals with diabetes.

Leighton E, Sainsbury CA, & Jones GC. Diabetes Ther 2017; 8: 475–487. doi:10.1007/s13300-017-0265-4

Case reports

12-08-2017 | Diagnosis | Case report | Article

A case of maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY3) in a family with a novel HNF1A gene mutation in five generations

The authors describe a clinical case in a family with maturity onset diabetes of the young associated with a novel mutation in the HNF1A gene.

Ovsyannikova AK et al. Diabetes Ther 2017. doi: 10.1007/s13300-017-0350-8

08-23-2017 | Type 1 diabetes | Case report | Article

Relapsing/remitting type 1 diabetes

The authors report the case of an 18-year-old girl with Graves' disease, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and multiple islet autoantibodies, presenting with relapsing/remitting hyperglycemia.

van Megen KM et al. Diabetologia 2017;60:2252–2255. doi:10.1007/s00125-017-4403-3

03-23-2017 | Insulin | Case report | Article

Type III hypersensitivity reaction to subcutaneous insulin preparations in a type 1 diabetic

How would you approach the  case of a 23-year-old diabetic female who developed a type III hypersensitivity reaction to multiple formulations of subcutaneous insulin?

Murray BR et al. J Gen Intern Med 2017; 32: 841–845. doi:10.1007/s11606-017-4037-7

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