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05-18-2020 | Type 1 diabetes | News

Characteristics of adult- versus childhood-onset type 1 diabetes documented

Age at type 1 diabetes diagnosis does not appear to affect glycemic control and comorbidity once disease is established, but important differences occur between age groups at the time of diagnosis, US study data show.

05-13-2020 | Obesity | News

Genetic study backs weight loss to negate long-term childhood obesity risks

Findings from a genetic analysis support the notion that the harms of childhood obesity can be avoided by attaining a healthy BMI by adulthood.

04-21-2020 | Adolescents | News

Cost, hassle, and technology anxiety prevent adolescents using diabetes devices

A survey of US adolescents with type 1 diabetes has found that cost, negative attitudes towards wearing a device, and technology-related anxiety all act as obstacles preventing the use of devices in this age group.

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Opinion

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

12-14-2018 | Risk factors | Feature | Article

Sleep duration: Waking up to a major metabolic risk factor

The effect of sleep duration on glucose regulation and cardiometabolic risk is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue. medwireNews takes a look at the latest evidence, which shows the gravity of the problem but also offers some solutions.

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.

Original research

08-05-2016 | Glycemic control | Article

Stress and coping predicts adjustment and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Jaser SS et al. Ann Behav Med 2017; 51: 30–38. doi: 10.1007/s12160-016-9825-5

Journal articles and book chapters

08-30-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

The impact of childhood and adolescent obesity on cardiovascular risk in adulthood: A systematic review

Sommer A, Twig G. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 91. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1062-9

08-28-2018 | Diet | Review | Article

Dietary interventions and type 2 diabetes in youth: A fresh look at the evidence

Perkison WB, Adekanye JA, de Oliveira Otto MC. Curr Nutr Rep 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13668-018-0241-2

08-09-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents: A position statement by the American Diabetes Association

Chiang JL et al. Diabetes Care 2018: dci180023. doi: 10.2337/dci18-0023

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