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12-08-2021 | Disordered eating | News

Executive function, disordered eating assessments identify at-risk teens with type 1 diabetes

Assessing executive function and screening for disordered eating behaviors could help identify teenagers with type 1 diabetes who will benefit from interventions aimed at improving long-term outcomes, researchers report in Diabetic Medicine.

05-08-2021 | Depression | News

Consistent antidepressant use may help ward off diabetic complications

The risk for macrovascular complications and mortality in people with diabetes and depression may be less for those who consistently take their antidepressant medications, research suggests.

21-07-2021 | Disordered eating | News

Eating disorders tied to increased DKA, mortality risk in young people with type 1 diabetes

The presence of an eating disorder diagnosis significantly increases the risk for diabetic ketoacidosis and all-cause mortality in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes, shows a population-based study.

07-06-2021 | ATTD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Better glycemic control with isCGM may lead to less diabetes distress

Gaining greater control of blood glucose and hypoglycemia awareness is associated with a reduction in diabetes distress among people who start using the FreeStyle Libre, researchers report.

03-06-2021 | Mental health | News

Severe hypoglycemia detrimental to long-term cognition in type 1 diabetes

Two studies, including a long-term DCCT analysis, highlight the importance of severe hypoglycemia in the risk for people with type 1 diabetes developing dementia.

28-04-2021 | DUKPC 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Blood pressure, lipids may contribute to long-term dementia risk in type 2 diabetes

The onset of dementia in people with type 2 diabetes may be foreshadowed by elevated levels of some vascular risk factors 1 to 2 decades beforehand, say researchers.

27-04-2021 | Mental health | News

Dementia added to list of early-onset diabetes dangers

Research published in JAMA suggests the risk for dementia increases with younger age at type 2 diabetes diagnosis, with the risk further increased in people who have a stroke.

14-04-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Psychologic wellbeing may influence type 2 diabetes glucose control during COVID-19 lockdown

COVID-19 restrictions do not significantly impact glycated hemoglobin levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes, but those with poor psychologic wellbeing may experience worsening glycemic control, suggest findings from an Italian study.

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