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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.

01-09-2018 | Hypoglycemia | News

Weight-based glucose best for tackling hypoglycemia in pump users

Taking a weight-based dose of glucose resolves hypoglycemia more effectively than taking a standard fixed dose for type 1 diabetes patients using an insulin pump, show the results of a randomized crossover trial.

12-14-2017 | Hypoglycemia | News

Automatic insulin pump suspension reduces hypoglycemia in adolescents with diabetes

Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes using a predictive low-glucose management system have less hypoglycemia and fewer hypoglycemic events than those managed using sensor-augmented pump therapy alone, according to a 6-month trial.

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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.

09-23-2017 | Insulin pumps | Review | Article

Keeping up with the diabetes technology: 2016 Endocrine Society Guidelines of insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitor management of diabetes

The authors discuss the significance of the 2016 Endocrine Society Guidelines for insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring and summarize more recent findings from relevant diabetes technology studies.

Galderisi A, Schlissel E, Cengiz E. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:111. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0944-6

09-14-2017 | Inpatient diabetes | Review | Article

Management of type 1 diabetes in the hospital setting

This review provides practical recommendations for the management of medical and surgical patients with type 1 diabetes admitted to critical and non-critical care settings.

Mendez CE, Umpierrez GE. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:98. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0919-7

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