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04-18-2018 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Data support artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes, but better evidence needed

Analysis of the research to date comparing artificial pancreas treatment with other insulin systems supports its ability to significantly improve glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes, while reducing the burden of hypoglycemia.

04-18-2018 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

CGM may be cost-effective in type 1 diabetes

Analysis of the DIAMOND study shows that continuous glucose monitoring in patients with type 1 diabetes could be considered cost-effective, although this depends on the value for money threshold used.

03-27-2018 | Pregnancy | News

Closed-loop insulin delivery shows promise in pregnancy

A small study suggests that closed-loop insulin delivery can produce equivalent glycemic control to that of sensor-augmented pump delivery, but with less hypoglycemia, during 1 month of use by pregnant women with type 1 diabetes.

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Opinion

12-05-2017 | Insulin resistance | Editorial | Article

A pragmatic and practical guide to U500 regular insulin usage

Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra shares his pragmatic and practical suggestions on initiating, monitoring, and titrating suitable patients on U500 regular insulin.

11-25-2016 | Insulin | Editorial | Article

Choosing an insulin delivery device

A process of shared and informed decision-making, facilitated by demonstration, helps ensure that the right delivery device is chosen and prescribed for persons who require insulin.

11-04-2016 | Clinical trial | Editorial | Article

My EASD 2016 Highlights: From Paleolithic diets to the artificial pancreas

Editorial board member John Wilding outlines key moments from the 52nd annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Munich, Germany.

In depth

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.

03-03-2017 | Artificial pancreas systems | Hot topic review | Article

The artificial pancreas: Potential to transform diabetes care

medwireNews provides an overview of artificial pancreas systems, and talks to Professor Richard Bergenstal about their potential for treating type 1 diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

02-15-2018 | Nephropathy | Review | Article

Diabetic kidney disease: Is there a role for glycemic variability?

Subramanian S, Hirsch IB. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 13. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-0979-3

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

Case reports

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

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