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09-23-2022 | EASD 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Childhood body size modifies diabetes risk in adulthood

The highest risk for type 2 diabetes occurs in people who progress from a low body size in childhood to a high body size in adulthood, shows an analysis of data from the UK Biobank.

08-16-2022 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

Parents give thumbs up to remote CGM initiation

Most parents of children starting continuous glucose monitoring soon after their type 1 diabetes diagnosis find virtual initiation to be convenient and effective, shows a small study.

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07-08-2022 | Screening | News

Two early childhood autoantibody screenings predict most type 1 diabetes cases

Testing high-risk children for islet autoantibodies twice, at the ages of 2 and 6 years, is sufficient to predict the majority of clinical cases of type 1 diabetes diagnosed by the age of 15, a study suggests.

06-13-2022 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Researchers calculate unannounced snack threshold for closed-loop system

Children and adolescents using an advanced hybrid closed-loop system for type 1 diabetes can tolerate an unannounced snack containing 20 g of carbohydrate without excessive blood sugar fluctuations, Italian researchers report.

06-05-2022 | ADA 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Success of Omnipod 5 closed-loop system in preschoolers continues at 1 year

The Omnipod 5 closed-loop, tubeless insulin delivery system has achieved good results in young children with type 1 diabetes over 12 months, with no cases of severe hypoglycemia or diabetic ketoacidosis recorded.

06-05-2022 | ADA 2022 | Conference coverage | News

​​​​​​​Ultra-rapid lispro noninferior to standard version in children

Ultra-rapid lispro gives equivalent overall glycemic control to standard lispro, and is significantly better for some postprandial measurements in children with type 1 diabetes, shows the PRONTO-Peds trial.

06-04-2022 | ADA 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Bionic pancreas removes math from diabetes

The iLet bionic pancreas closed-loop insulin delivery system provides good glucose control without the need for the user to count carbohydrates, show findings from the pivotal trial.

04-28-2022 | Pregnancy | News

Maternal type 1 diabetes tied to mental disorders in the next generation

Children born to mothers with autoimmune diseases have an elevated risk for mental disorders, with this risk persisting until early adulthood for those born to women with type 1 diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report.

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