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05-09-2018 | Diet | News

Study suggests benefits of very low carbohydrate intake in type 1 diabetes

A study of type 1 diabetes patients voluntarily following a very-low-carbohydrate diet suggests that the approach could help to achieve excellent control of blood glucose levels.

04-30-2018 | Adolescents | News

Economic status, poor mental health predict young adult diabetic complications

Low socioeconomic status and mental health visits during adolescence are associated with an increased risk for diabetes-related complications and death in early adulthood, Canadian researchers report.

04-05-2018 | Obesity | News

Weight loss before puberty may mitigate excess diabetes risk associated with childhood overweight

Children who are overweight only have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes in adulthood if they remain overweight beyond the age of 13 years, according to the results of a large Danish study.

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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

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

04-18-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Sugar-sweetened beverage, obesity, and type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents: Policies, taxation, and programs

Yoshida Y, Simoes EJ. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 31. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1004-6

04-13-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Treatment of adolescent obesity

Steinbeck KS et al. Nature Reviews Endocrinology 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0002-8

02-19-2018 | Psychological support | Review | Article

Family-based interventions targeting improvements in health and family outcomes of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A systematic review

Feldman MA et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 15. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-0981-9

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