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05-10-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Omnipod DASH benefits confirmed in real-world study

Children and adults with type 1 diabetes achieve significant reductions in glycated hemoglobin and hypoglycemic events during their first 90 days of using the Omnipod DASH insulin pump system, show real-world data.

01-10-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

HARPdoc reduces severe hypoglycemia, boosts mental health in impaired hypoglycemia awareness

The HARPdoc intervention is equivalent to Blood Glucose Awareness Training for reducing severe hypoglycemia in people with impaired awareness, and produces better mental health outcomes, report the trial investigators.

29-09-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

No difference in hypoglycemia duration with insulin icodec vs insulin glargine in type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes receiving the once-weekly basal insulin analog insulin icodec have similar hypoglycemic episode durations to those given insulin glargine, regardless of titration algorithm, initial loading dose, or prior insulin use, study findings indicate.

28-09-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Hypoglycemia may initiate ‘cascade of negative consequences’

Findings from the Hypo-RESOLVE study suggest that exposure to hypoglycemia is associated with subsequent negative clinical outcomes in people with diabetes, supporting a key role for hypoglycemia prevention.

28-09-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

DKA presentation similar for type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis is three times more common with type 1 diabetes than with type 2 diabetes, but episode presentation and severity are similar between the two groups, show data presented at the virtual 57th EASD Annual Meeting.

28-09-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Poor hypoglycemia awareness ‘highly prevalent’ in children, young people with type 1 diabetes

Impaired hypoglycemia awareness is present in a substantial proportion of children and young people with type 1 diabetes and is associated with an increased risk for severe hypoglycemia, suggests research presented at the virtual 57th EASD Annual Meeting.

08-09-2021 | Insulin | News

Linear insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio may not fit all meal requirements

Using a linear insulin to carbohydrate ratio to determine breakfast insulin requirements leads to significant differences in time in glycemic range and hypoglycemia rates when meal carbohydrate quantities vary, shows a study in children and young adults.

06-09-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Pandemic rise in DKA admissions conceals opposing trends

Researchers find the increase in hospital admissions for diabetic ketoacidosis in England during the COVID-19 pandemic was caused by additional admissions of people with new-onset or type 2 diabetes.

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