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23-07-2021 | Children | News

Autoantibody variation at seroconversion may indicate future diabetes risk in children

Children at increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes are more likely to develop the condition if they have multiple, rather than single, islet autoantibodies present at the time of seroconversion, a combined analysis of prospective cohorts shows.

20-07-2021 | Children | News

Parental outlook may impact HbA1c trajectory in children with type 1 diabetes

Young children with recent onset type 1 diabetes display four unique glycated hemoglobin trajectories that may be influenced by parental psychosocial factors, US study findings indicate.

28-06-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Cambridge closed-loop system benefits children, adolescents over 6 months of use

The Cambridge closed-loop insulin delivery system significantly improves glycemic control during 6 months of use by children and adolescents compared with standard insulin pump therapy, report the DAN05 investigators.

27-06-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Omnipod 5 system use reduces diabetes distress

Use of the Omnipod 5 closed-loop insulin delivery system reduces diabetes distress and improves quality of life, particularly for the carers of children with type 1 diabetes, research shows.

27-06-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Omnipod 5 closed-loop system success in preschoolers

The Omnipod 5 tubeless automated insulin delivery system improves glycemic outcomes of very young children with type 1 diabetes and the sleep of their caregivers, report researchers.

27-06-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Early initiation of CGM may improve glycemic control in youth with type 1 diabetes

Use of continuous glucose monitoring within the first month of diagnosis is associated with an improvement in glycemic control among youth with type 1 diabetes, indicate findings from the 4T study.

26-06-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Maternal diabetes linked to poor type 2 diabetes outcomes in children

Maternal history of diabetes is associated with accelerated loss of glycemic control and an increased risk for adverse outcomes among youth with type 2 diabetes, suggests an analysis of data from the TODAY trial.

13-05-2021 | Insulin pumps | News

Similar glycemic control with insulin pumps vs MDI in children with type 1 diabetes

Use of an insulin pump is not associated with better glycemic control than multiple daily injections among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, indicate real-world study results.