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Diabetes distress

09-30-2022 | Hypoglycemia | News

Anxiety, depression linked to impaired hypoglycemia awareness

People with type 1 diabetes are more likely to have impaired awareness of hypoglycemia if they also report symptoms of anxiety and depression, UK study findings indicate.

07-25-2022 | Diabetes distress | News

Diabetes distress triggers may vary with type of diabetes

Research indicates that despite a lot of overlap, diabetes distress can arise from different experiences according to whether people have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

06-06-2022 | ADA 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Increased time in range using FreeStyle Libre improves multiple diabetes outcomes

People with diabetes who spend longer with their blood glucose levels within target range have better glycated hemoglobin levels, reduced diabetes-related distress, better hypoglycemia awareness, and fewer hypoglycemia-related hospital admissions than individuals with diabetes that is less well controlled.

02-01-2022 | Diabetes self-management | News

Patient-controlled diabetes care ‘could improve treatment’

Patient-controlled diabetes management improves diabetes-related wellbeing and reduces face-to-face visits and non-attendance without negatively impacting glycemic control and other clinical outcomes, Danish researchers report.

06-07-2021 | ATTD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Better glycemic control with isCGM may lead to less diabetes distress

Gaining greater control of blood glucose and hypoglycemia awareness is associated with a reduction in diabetes distress among people who start using the FreeStyle Libre, researchers report.

12-07-2020 | Diabetes distress | News

Emotional regulation ‘meaningfully linked’ to diabetes distress

Negative emotional experience and skill at regulating emotions are associated with diabetes distress in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

06-14-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | News

​​​​​​​Mediating factors between diabetes distress, glycemic outcomes identified

Improved diabetes knowledge and reduced distress both contribute to the positive effects of diabetes distress interventions on glycemic outcomes, say researchers.

06-13-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | News

Researchers identify factors associated with negative psychologic impact of diabetes

A substantial proportion of people with diabetes experience negative psychologic consequences, and these issues are predicted by a number of factors including gaps in person-centered care, insulin use, and complications, suggest findings from a Danish national survey.