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12-14-2018 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

MD-Logic closed-loop system successful for unmonitored day and night use

The DREAM5 randomized trial has confirmed the efficacy of closed-loop insulin delivery with the MD-logic algorithm in adolescents and young adults without remote monitoring.

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Diabetes Obes Metab 2018; doi:10.1111/dom.13585

12-14-2018 | Risk factors | Feature | Article

Sleep duration: Waking up to a major metabolic risk factor

The effect of sleep duration on glucose regulation and cardiometabolic risk is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue. medwireNews takes a look at the latest evidence, which shows the gravity of the problem but also offers some solutions.

11-07-2018 | Pregnancy | News

Surprising CONCEPTT findings on insulin pumps versus injections in pregnant women

A prespecified analysis of the CONCEPTT trial shows that pregnant women with type 1 diabetes who were using pumps at baseline did not achieve as good glycemic control as those using multiple daily injections.

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Diabetes Care 2018; doi:10.2337/dc18-1437

10-04-2018 | Artificial pancreas systems | EASD 2018 | News

‘Gold standard’ trial tests closed-loop delivery across the age spectrum

A randomized trial demonstrates the efficacy of closed-loop insulin delivery in a wide range of patients with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes.

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Lancet 2018; doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31947-0
Lancet 2018; doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32329-8
EASD Annual Meeting; Berlin, Germany: 1–5 October 2018

09-05-2018 | Older adults | Review | Article

Diabetes treatment in the elderly: Incorporating geriatrics, technology, and functional medicine

Valencia WM et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 95. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1052-y

08-22-2018 | Insulin pumps | News

Predictive insulin-suspend algorithm cuts hypoglycemia without consequent hyperglycemia

The Tandem Basal-IQ predictive low-glucose suspend insulin delivery system significantly reduces the proportion of time adults and children spend in hypoglycemia during 24-hour usage, show findings from the randomized crossover PROLOG trial.

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Diabetes Care 2018; doi:10.2337/dc18-0771

07-20-2018 | Insulin pumps | Article

Optimizing a hybrid closed loop system in type 1 diabetes: A case report

The authors present the optimization of a hybrid closed-loop insulin pump system in an 11-year-old female with 7 years of type 1 diabetes.

Petrovski G et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0473-6

07-31-2018 | Insulin pumps | News

Pros and cons of insulin pumps highlighted in young type 1 diabetes patients

Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy significantly lowers glycated hemoglobin levels in young people with type 1 diabetes, but at the cost of an increased risk for diabetic ketoacidosis during the first year, UK researchers report.

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Diabet Med 2018; doi:10.1111/dme.13786

06-26-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Technology in the management of type 1 diabetes mellitus: Current status and future prospects

Tauschmann M Hovorka R. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0044-y

06-23-2018 | Type 1 diabetes | Review | Article

Closing the loop on managing youth with type 1 diabetes: Children are not just small adults

Sherr JL. Diabetes Care 2018. doi: 10.2337/dci18-0003

06-13-2018 | Neonatal diabetes | Review | Article

Congenital diabetes: Comprehensive genetic testing allows for improved diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and other associated features

Letourneau LR, Greeley SAW. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 46. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1016-2

06-24-2018 | Continuous glucose monitoring | ADA 2018 | News

Eversense glucose monitor accurate and popular for adolescent patients

Researchers have reported good accuracy, durability, and acceptability of the Eversense continuous glucose monitoring system in a group of primarily pediatric patients.

06-23-2018 | Children | ADA 2018 | News

Pubertal status affects glycemic variability in children with type 1 diabetes

Prepubertal children with type 1 diabetes have greater glycemic variability than those who are pubertal or postpubertal, researchers have reported at the ADA’s 78th Scientific Sessions.

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ADA 2018; Orlando, Florida, USA: 22–26 June

06-06-2018 | Type 1 diabetes | Case report | Article

Sudden onset of immune-mediated type 1 diabetes mellitus in a 93-year-old woman: A case report

Oriot P et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1170-7

05-24-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Telemedicine in complex diabetes management

McDonnell ME. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 42. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1015-3

05-10-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Diabetes care in the digital era: A synoptic overview

Fatehi F, Menon A, Bird D. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 38. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1013-5

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