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EASD 2020 News

LIBERATES trial results: Hypoglycemia reduction with post-ACS flash monitoring in type 2 diabetes

Woman with flash glucose monitor (symbolic image with model)

The results of the phase 2 LIBERATES trial suggest that flash glucose monitoring could reduce the time people with type 2 diabetes spend in hypoglycemia in the period following an acute coronary syndrome.

EASD 2020 News

Further VERTIS-CV analysis supports ertugliflozin renal benefits

Heart kidney and nerves

The VERTIS-CV investigators have presented further kidney outcomes data, supporting the renoprotective effects of the SGLT2 inhibitor medication class.

Featured podcast

William Polonsky on diabetes distress

William Polonsky podcast

William Polonsky talks about how diabetes distress affects the wellbeing and glucose management of people with diabetes, and what healthcare professionals can do to help (15:48).

Part of the 'Why psychosocial care matters' collection, visit the hub to learn more.

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Meta-analysis supports mortality reduction with SGLT2 inhibition in HF

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A meta-analysis of the DAPA-HF and EMPEROR-Reduced trials supports use of SGLT2 inhibitors in people with heart failure with or without diabetes, and suggests a positive effect on mortality endpoints.

Featured podcast

Christel Hendrieckx on the psychological impact of hypoglycemia

Christel Hendrieckx podcast

Christel Hendrieckx discusses the psychological consequences of hypoglycemia in people with diabetes. Part of the 'Why psychosocial care matters' collection, visit the hub to learn more.

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DAPA-CKD shows dapagliflozin benefits regardless of diabetes

Kidneys

The primary findings of the DAPA-CKD trial show that dapagliflozin significantly slows decline in kidney function in patients with chronic kidney disease irrespective of whether they have type 2 diabetes.

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Severe hypoglycemia ‘marker rather than cause’ for longer-term type 2 diabetes mortality risk

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Severe hypoglycemia in people with type 2 diabetes is associated with later mortality from a wide range of causes, including those for which there is no obvious underlying mechanism, say researchers.

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Dual targets difficult to reach in type 1 diabetes

Female archer aiming at target

People with type 1 diabetes treated with multiple daily insulin injections struggle to achieve guideline-recommended targets for time in hypoglycemia while simultaneously reaching their glycated hemoglobin goals, researchers report.

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Heart failure poses greatest CV mortality risk after type 2 diabetes diagnosis

Chalkboard image of patient with heart failure

Real-world study findings suggest that heart failure is associated with the greatest increase in mortality risk when compared with other cardiovascular and renal complications among people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.

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Variable CGM benefits in high-risk subgroups

CGM

Continuous glucose monitoring is well accepted and reduces time in hypoglycemia among older individuals with type 1 diabetes, report researchers in JAMA.

09-07-2020 | Psychosocial care | Podcast | Article

Why psychosocial care matters: The psychological impact of hypoglycemia

Christel Hendrieckx discusses the psychological consequences of hypoglycemia in people with diabetes (22:46).

08-31-2020 | Psychosocial care | Podcast | Article

Why psychosocial care matters: Diabetes distress

William Polonsky talks about how diabetes distress affects the wellbeing and glucose management of people with diabetes, and what healthcare professionals can do to help (15:48).

03-25-2020 | Mental health | View from the clinic | Article

Glycemic happiness: Is there more to ‘good’ glucose control?

What is glycemic happiness and what are its benefits for diabetes practitioners and patients? Diabetologist Sanjay Kalra shares his view from the clinic.

Diagnosis and management of prediabetes: a consensus of GCC countries

Guidance based on outcomes of an advisory board of diabetes experts, for healthcare professionals addressing the diagnosis and treatment of prediabetes.

This interactive roadmap is intended for healthcare professionals practicing in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. 

Funding for this roadmap was provided by Merck Serono Middle East FZ-LLC

Access the interactive roadmap

Interactive patient case study

12-21-2018 | Ketoacidosis | Case study | Link

Renal complications in diabetic ketoacidosis

Develop and test your knowledge on the renal complications associated with diabetic ketoacidosis through this practical example and self-assessment authored by Professor Francesco Chiarelli. This 15-minute case presents likely causes of renal complications in diabetic ketoacidosis and explains how to identify the signs and symptoms of renal complications to ensure early initiation of appropriate treatment.

Themed collections

06-25-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Themed collection | Collection

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

An updated collection of articles focusing on the mechanism of action and clinical use of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes.

Downloadable slides

03-04-2018 | Complications | Images and illustration slides | Collection

Diabetic complications

This slide set on diabetic complications is a living resource and will grow as updates and new slides are added. Subtopics covered include diabetic neuropathy, gastric complications, wound management, and more.

Journal articles and book chapters

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing diabetes professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Slides

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for diabetes healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within diabetes management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

Independent Medical Education

Educational programs building upon the most current research and professional practice recommendations, with the aim of enabling more efficient diagnosis, optimizing treatment, and improving patient outcomes.

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