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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.

02-19-2018 | Insulin pumps | News

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.

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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.

01-29-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | Editorial | Article

Diabetes in special situations: Insulin in diabetic foot ulcers

Formal guidance addressing the optimal use of insulin therapy in diabetic foot ulcer patients is lacking. Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra and Banshi Saboo present their pragmatic approach to treatment.

12-14-2017 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

What is new in the 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes?

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2018's ADA Standards of Care update. 

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.

03-21-2017 | Insulin pumps | Feature | Article

Adolescents: A challenging age group

Professor Moshe Phillip tells medwireNews why he believes the artificial pancreas will be of particular benefit for adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

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

02-06-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Caring for pregnant women whose diabetes antedates pregnancy: Is there room for improvement?

Sacks DA, Feig DS. Diabetologia 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00125-018-4565-7

02-06-2018 | Post-transplant diabetes mellitus | Review | Article

Post-liver transplantation diabetes mellitus: A review of relevance and approach to treatment

Peláez-Jaramillo MJ et al. Diabetes Ther 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0374-8

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

01-15-2018 | Prader-Willi syndrome | Case report | Article

Effectiveness of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor as an add-on drug to GLP-1 receptor agonists for glycemic control of a patient with Prader–Willi syndrome: A case report

Horikawa Y et al. Diabetes Ther 2018; 9: 421–426. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0369-5

12-19-2017 | Pregnancy | Case report | Article

Successful glycemic control using a flash glucose monitoring system for a pregnant woman with diabetes: A case report

The authors report the case of a pregnant Japanese woman who experienced gestational diabetes mellitus during her first pregnancy and developed impaired glucose tolerance after the delivery.

Kishimoto M, Tamada S, Oshiba Y. J Diabetes Metab Disord 2017; 16: 44. doi: 10.1186/s40200-017-0327-1

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

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