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19-05-2023 | Type 1 diabetes | News

Over 60s with type 1 diabetes show trust in Cambridge hybrid closed-loop system

The use of the Cambridge hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system by older adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus is associated with “improved quality of life,” says an international team of researchers.

28-02-2023 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Real-world isCGM benefits shown for people with psychosocial diabetes issues

People with high diabetes distress achieve reductions in glycated hemoglobin and the need for emergency care for acute diabetes complications after starting on intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring, report researchers.

30-09-2022 | Hypoglycemia | News

Anxiety, depression linked to impaired hypoglycemia awareness

People with type 1 diabetes are more likely to have impaired awareness of hypoglycemia if they also report symptoms of anxiety and depression, UK study findings indicate.

05-09-2022 | Depression | News

Lower screening thresholds may better detect depression in adolescent type 1 diabetes

Reducing the cutoffs of commonly used depression screening measures may increase the sensitivity for detecting depression in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, US study findings indicate.

25-07-2022 | Diabetes distress | News

Diabetes distress triggers may vary with type of diabetes

Research indicates that despite a lot of overlap, diabetes distress can arise from different experiences according to whether people have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

01-07-2022 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Flash monitoring initiation may boost mental health

An observational study suggests that initiating flash glucose monitoring might lead to a reduction in symptoms of depression in people with insulin-treated diabetes.

06-06-2022 | ADA 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Increased time in range using FreeStyle Libre improves multiple diabetes outcomes

People with diabetes who spend longer with their blood glucose levels within target range have better glycated hemoglobin levels, reduced diabetes-related distress, better hypoglycemia awareness, and fewer hypoglycemia-related hospital admissions than individuals with diabetes that is less well controlled.

28-04-2022 | Pregnancy | News

Maternal type 1 diabetes tied to mental disorders in the next generation

Children born to mothers with autoimmune diseases have an elevated risk for mental disorders, with this risk persisting until early adulthood for those born to women with type 1 diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report.