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06-26-2018 | Artificial pancreas systems | Highlight | News

Closed-loop delivery improves inpatient glucose control in type 2 diabetes

Fully closed-loop insulin delivery results in a markedly improved time in range among inpatients with type 2 diabetes receiving noncritical care, researchers have reported.

06-23-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | ADA 2018 | News

Primary care-based QI initiative improves glucose control in type 2 diabetes

A primary care-based diabetes quality improvement initiative using a shared medical appointment approach leads to increased insulin use and reduced glycated hemoglobin in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, research shows.

05-23-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Highlight | News

Ambulance contacts for hypoglycemia ‘a missed opportunity’ to improve care

Ambulance call-outs for episodes of severe hypoglycemia do not consistently result in reviews of patients’ care, despite guideline recommendations, shows a study of diabetes patients in England and Wales.

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Opinion

05-22-2018 | Nutritional management | Editorial | Article

UK nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes: An update for primary care

Advisory Board member Pamela Dyson underlines the key features for healthcare professionals working in diabetes education, diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

05-16-2018 | Devices and technology | Editorial | Article

Digital diabetology

Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra presents his view on the march toward greater integration of digital health technologies and how traditional approaches to diabetes management are already changing.

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.

In depth

03-27-2018 | Inpatient diabetes | Feature | Article

The inpatient diabetes audit: A tool for change

With the 2017 NaDIA results showing some positive trends in inpatient diabetes care, medwireNews talks to national clinical lead Gerry Rayman about the tools and tactics to deliver the best patient outcomes.

Journal articles and book chapters

06-21-2018 | Inpatient diabetes | Review | Article

Strategies to prevent readmission in high-risk patients with diabetes: The importance of an interdisciplinary approach

Gregory NS et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 54. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1027-z

06-16-2018 | Medications | Review | Article

Availability and affordability of essential medicines: Implications for global diabetes treatment

Beran D et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 48. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1019-z

06-16-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Inpatient glycemic management of non-cardiac CVD: Focus on stroke and PVD

Everett E, Mathioudakis N. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 49. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1026-0

In practice

06-01-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Practical recommendations for transitioning patients with type 2 diabetes from hospital to home

Donihi AC. Curr Diab Rep 2017; 17: 52. doi: 10.1007/s11892-017-0876-1

04-04-2017 | Screening | Article

Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus screening practices among primary care physicians: A qualitative chart-stimulated recall study

Hafez D et al. BMC Fam Pract 2017; 18: 50. doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0623-3

01-30-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Transitioning the adult with type 2 diabetes from the acute to chronic care setting: Strategies to support pragmatic implementation success

Magee M et al. Curr Diab Rep 2017; 17: 6. doi: 10.1007/s11892-017-0830-2

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