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Insulin pumps


10-10-2017 | Insulin pumps | News

Real-world data support reduced hypoglycemia risk in young pump users

Findings from a population-based study indicate that insulin pump use is associated with reduced risks for severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis in children, adolescents, and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

07-21-2017 | Insulin pumps | News

Mixed results from adding insulin pump to CGM in type 1 diabetes

A analysis from the DIAMOND trial suggests that adding an insulin pump to continuous glucose monitoring leads to better glycemic control, but at the price of more hypoglycemia.

Read the linked commentary from Leonard Bertheau.

04-07-2017 | Hypoglycemia | News

Predictive system reduces hypoglycemia burden in children with type 1 diabetes

Research suggests that a predictive low-glucose management system significantly reduces hypoglycemic events in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

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Journal articles and book chapters

09-28-2017 | Type 1 diabetes | Book chapter | Article

Type 1 diabetes mellitus and exercise

This chapter provides a practical approach to facilitate safe exercise in type 1 diabetes based on underlying physiology, and includes a discussion on new technology including the artificial pancreas.

Roberts AJ, Forlenza GP, Maahs D, Taplin CE. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:289–305.

05-27-2017 | Continuous glucose monitoring | Review | Article

Continuous glucose monitoring for patients with type 1 diabetes on multiple daily injections of insulin: Pros and cons

In this review, the authors provide a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of using continuous glucose monitoring in patients with type 1 diabetes treated with multiple daily injections of insulin.

Maiorino M, Petrizzo M, Bellastella G, Esposito K. Endocrine 2017. doi:10.1007/s12020-017-1328-z

05-13-2017 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

A review of the current challenges associated with the development of an artificial pancreas by a double subcutaneous approach

Based on insulin physiology, the limitations of continuous glucose monitoring, subcutaneous (SC) insulin absorption, meal challenge, and physical activity in patients with type 1 diabetes, this review discusses the limitations of the double SC approach to an artificial pancreas.

Christiansen SC et al. Diabetes Ther 2017; 8: 489–506. doi:10.1007/s13300-017-0263-6

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