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Diabetes complications and comorbidities: Hyperglycemia

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07-03-2020 | Physical activity | News

Fructose boost may alleviate type 1 diabetes exercise-induced hypoglycemia risk

Consuming a single shot of fructose prior to exercise is a feasible strategy to reduce the risk for exercise-induced hypoglycemia among men with type 1 diabetes treated with insulin degludec, suggest findings from a proof-of-concept study.

06-23-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | News

​​​​​​​CGM predictive low glucose alerts may prevent rebound hyperglycemia

Predictive low glucose alerts are associated with a reduced frequency and severity of rebound hyperglycemia among people using real-time continuous glucose monitoring, show study findings presented at the virtual ADA 80th Scientific Sessions.

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

​​​​​​​FreeStyle Libre use linked to substantial reduction in acute diabetes complications

Real-world data presented at the virtual ADA 80th Scientific Sessions highlight the benefits of the FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring system in reducing acute complications in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

06-09-2020 | COVID-19 | News

Diabetes may present greatest risk to COVID-19 patients when newly diagnosed

Diabetes may present a higher risk to patients with COVID-19 if it is newly diagnosed at hospital admission rather than well established, indicates research from China.

05-22-2020 | Physical activity | Highlight | News

Hybrid insulin regimen may address type 1 diabetes exercise issues

A proof-of-concept study indicates that taking some basal insulin as a single injection of degludec improves glucose control during and after exercise in people with type 1 diabetes who prefer to remove their insulin pump while exercising.

04-27-2020 | COVID-19 | News

Uncontrolled hyperglycemia might be COVID-19 mortality risk factor

A descriptive analysis of US patients with COVID-19 reports a high in-hospital mortality rate in those with uncontrolled hyperglycemia.

11-13-2019 | Ketoacidosis | News

Hyperglycemic crisis combination linked with hospital deaths

A study of more than a thousand patients suggests that having both diabetic ketoacidosis and a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state on arrival at hospital leads to more than twice the likelihood of death there than either condition alone.

09-25-2019 | Hypoglycemia | EASD 2019 | News

Daytime hyperglycemia, nocturnal hypoglycemia remain problems for EDIC cohort

People with type 1 diabetes rarely achieve the current targets for blood glucose control, with nocturnal hypoglycemia remaining a particular concern, shows an analysis of the DCCT/EDIC cohort.

07-12-2019 | Continuous glucose monitoring | Highlight | News

CGM measures have variable correlation with HbA1c

Glycated hemoglobin levels correlate strongly with continuous glucose monitoring-measured average blood glucose and hyperglycemia, but poorly with hypoglycemia, say researchers.

06-18-2019 | Hyperglycemia | ADA 2019 | News

Hyperglycemia may impact brain development in children with type 1 diabetes

Researchers report that having type 1 diabetes may affect children’s brain growth and cognitive development, with persistent hyperglycemia the most likely culprit.

04-18-2019 | Mobile technology | News

Study highlights ‘immaturity’ of diabetes self-management apps

A large proportion of mobile apps for self-management of blood glucose do not provide real-time decision support for users with type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

04-08-2019 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Real-world benefits of flash glucose monitoring confirmed in high-risk cases

Flash glucose monitoring significantly reduces time in hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia in people with diabetes at high risk for either outcome, with the benefit sustained for at least 6 months, real-world study data show.

04-01-2019 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Closed-loop insulin feasible for inpatients needing nutritional support

Researchers show that closed-loop insulin delivery achieves markedly better glucose control than standard insulin management in hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia receiving enteral or parenteral nutrition.

10-05-2018 | Hyperglycemia | EASD 2018 | News

ADA/EASD consensus report on managing hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes published

The final version of the 2018 update to the consensus guidelines on managing hyperglycemia in people with type 2 diabetes is now published.

09-18-2018 | Diagnosis | News

Type 2 diabetes undiagnosed in a third of people with known hyperglycemia

A large proportion of people with documented hyperglycemia are still not clinically diagnosed with type 2 diabetes for up to 1 year later, US study data show.

09-03-2018 | Complications | News

Poor glycemic control may increase infection risk in diabetes patients

An analysis of the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink indicates that elevated glycated hemoglobin levels are associated with an increased risk for infection among patients with diabetes.

02-15-2018 | Glycemic control | News

Household food insecurity linked to poor glycemic control

Young patients with type 1 diabetes who have inadequate access to nutritional food are more likely to have poor glycemic control than those from food-secure households, researchers report.

02-02-2018 | Disordered eating | News

Diet quality intervention does not trigger disordered eating in adolescents

Research shows that intervening to improve the diet quality of adolescents with type 1 diabetes does not exacerbate disordered eating behavior.

12-22-2017 | Depression | News

Depression and severe dysglycemia increase the risk for each other

A bidirectional relationship between depression and severe dysglycemia exists among older people with type 1 diabetes, indicating a need for increased vigilance in this population.

06-20-2017 | Hyperglycemia | News

Gene analysis identifies potential metformin alternative

Analysis of gene expression changes underlying excess glucose production in the liver has identified a drug – derived from broccoli – with a mechanism of action complementary to that of metformin.

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