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04-05-2023 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Reduced acute complications for young people using CGM

Data from the DPV cohort show a reduced risk for severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis among children and young people with type 1 diabetes using continuous glucose monitoring rather than self-monitored blood glucose.

10-06-2022 | COVID-19 | News

Pandemic ‘exacerbated’ existing trends in ketoacidosis at diabetes diagnosis

Analysis of childhood type 1 diabetes diagnoses across 13 countries indicates that the conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic worsened pre-existing increasing trends in ketoacidosis at diagnosis.

09-20-2022 | EASD 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Freestyle Libre cuts acute complication risk in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes

People taking basal insulin to treat type 2 diabetes experience a significant reduction in the risk for acute complications, which is sustained for at least 2 years after initiating use of the Freestyle Libre, say French researchers.

05-18-2022 | Empagliflozin | News

Pros and cons with empagliflozin addition to closed-loop insulin

Adding daily empagliflozin to closed-loop insulin delivery improves time in range but also increases ketone levels in people with type 1 diabetes, shows a randomized trial.

04-26-2022 | Ketoacidosis | News

Subcutaneous insulin protocol feasible for DKA

Implementing a subcutaneous insulin protocol for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis significantly reduces intensive care admissions and readmission to hospital within 30 days of discharge without increasing hypoglycemia, research shows.

Pregnant woman with diabetes

11-24-2021 | Ketoacidosis | News

DKA in pregnancy linked to high perinatal mortality rates

Diabetic ketoacidosis affects around one in 60 pregnant women with type 1 diabetes and is associated with “exceptionally high” perinatal mortality rates, shows research.

11-15-2021 | Transitions of care | News

Acute diabetes complications rise during transition to adult care

Young people with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk for hospitalization for acute complications at the time of transition from pediatric to adult care, say researchers.

09-28-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

DKA presentation similar for type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis is three times more common with type 1 diabetes than with type 2 diabetes, but episode presentation and severity are similar between the two groups, show data presented at the virtual 57th EASD Annual Meeting.