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Diabetes distress

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.

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.

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.

01-02-2022 | Diabetes self-management | News

Patient-controlled diabetes care ‘could improve treatment’

Patient-controlled diabetes management improves diabetes-related wellbeing and reduces face-to-face visits and non-attendance without negatively impacting glycemic control and other clinical outcomes, Danish researchers report.

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.

07-12-2020 | Diabetes distress | News

Emotional regulation ‘meaningfully linked’ to diabetes distress

Negative emotional experience and skill at regulating emotions are associated with diabetes distress in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, researchers report.