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04-04-2022 | Dapagliflozin | News

Phase 3 trial supports dapagliflozin in young people with type 2 diabetes

The first phase 3 trial of an SGLT2 inhibitor in children and young people with type 2 diabetes shows that dapagliflozin significantly improves their glucose control – as long as they remember to take it.

02-23-2022 | Mental health | News

Depression screeners underestimate suicide risk in young people with type 1 diabetes

The Patient Health Questionnaire-9, which screens for depressive symptoms, underestimates suicide risk in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes when compared with a validated suicide-specific measure, research shows.

11-15-2021 | Transitions of care | News

Acute diabetes complications rise during transition to adult care

Young people with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk for hospitalization for acute complications at the time of transition from pediatric to adult care, say researchers.

10-29-2021 | Retinopathy | News

Sight-threatening retinopathy an early risk for youth-onset type 2 diabetes

Almost half of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in childhood develop retinopathy by their mid-20s, show TODAY2 data.

10-20-2021 | Type 1 diabetes | News

Insulin sensitivity may impact partial remission phase of early type 1 diabetes

Insulin sensitivity may be associated with the likelihood of partial remission in children and adolescents newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, regardless of C-peptide levels and BMI, research suggests.

09-28-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Poor hypoglycemia awareness ‘highly prevalent’ in children, young people with type 1 diabetes

Impaired hypoglycemia awareness is present in a substantial proportion of children and young people with type 1 diabetes and is associated with an increased risk for severe hypoglycemia, suggests research presented at the virtual 57th EASD Annual Meeting.

09-08-2021 | Insulin | News

Linear insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio may not fit all meal requirements

Using a linear insulin to carbohydrate ratio to determine breakfast insulin requirements leads to significant differences in time in glycemic range and hypoglycemia rates when meal carbohydrate quantities vary, shows a study in children and young adults.

08-24-2021 | Children | News

Diabetes rates still rising in US children

Rates of both type 2 and type 1 diabetes continue to rise in US children, show data from the SEARCH registry.

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