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06-05-2021 | ATTD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

AI may facilitate fully closed-loop insulin delivery

A closed-loop system with an artificial intelligence component that rapidly detects when the user is eating a meal may offer a route towards fully closed-loop insulin delivery, shows a small crossover trial in adolescents and young adults.

05-13-2021 | Insulin pumps | News

Similar glycemic control with insulin pumps vs MDI in children with type 1 diabetes

Use of an insulin pump is not associated with better glycemic control than multiple daily injections among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, indicate real-world study results.

05-07-2021 | Glucagon | News

Dasiglucagon promising for severe hypoglycemia in children with type 1 diabetes

Dasiglucagon, a next-generation glucagon analog in a ready-to-use formulation, rapidly restores plasma glucose levels following severe hypoglycemia in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, show findings from a phase 3 trial.

04-16-2021 | Pathophysiology | News

Familial, sporadic type 1 diabetes are ‘overall similar’

Children with familial type 1 diabetes have different characteristics to those with sporadic diabetes at presentation, but longer-term outcomes are similar, say researchers.

04-06-2021 | Adolescents | News

Fear more than reality of hypoglycemia impacts QoL in adolescents

Fear of hypoglycemia, rather than the actual frequency of hypoglycemic events, may impact diabetes-specific quality of life in adolescents, say researchers.

04-01-2021 | Liraglutide (obesity) | News

EMA approves liraglutide for teenagers with obesity

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03-11-2021 | Psychosocial care | News

Psychosocial screening worthwhile for adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Routine psychosocial screening of adolescents with type 1 diabetes uncovers a sizable proportion who could benefit from additional support, say researchers.

02-02-2021 | Transitions of care | News

Transition coordinators may improve shift from pediatric to adult diabetes care

Young adults with diabetes type 1 show improvements in clinic attendance rates when a nonmedical transition coordinator is present during the changeover from pediatric to adult diabetes care, say the authors of a Canadian clinical trial.

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