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News

14-08-2019 | Gestational diabetes | News

Metformin exposure during pregnancy may impact postnatal growth trajectory

Infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes treated with metformin have lower birthweight, but experience accelerated postnatal growth and have higher BMI in childhood, compared with those whose mothers were treated with insulin, suggest findings from a meta-analysis.

08-08-2019 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

Pros and cons of CGM described by parents of children with diabetes

Continuous glucose monitoring offers many benefits to the families of young children with type 1 diabetes but also a number of challenges that cannot always be overcome, show results of a qualitative analysis conducted in the USA.

24-07-2019 | Children | News

Puberty linked to glucose variability in type 1 diabetes

Changes in glucose levels through the day and night in young people with type 1 diabetes may differ according to whether or not they have gone through puberty, research suggests.

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Opinion

14-12-2017 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

What is new in the 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes?

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2018's ADA Standards of Care update. 

In depth

14-12-2018 | Risk factors | Feature | Article

Sleep duration: Waking up to a major metabolic risk factor

The effect of sleep duration on glucose regulation and cardiometabolic risk is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue. medwireNews takes a look at the latest evidence, which shows the gravity of the problem but also offers some solutions.

21-03-2017 | Insulin pumps | Feature | Article

Adolescents: A challenging age group

Professor Moshe Phillip tells medwireNews why he believes the artificial pancreas will be of particular benefit for adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

30-08-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

The impact of childhood and adolescent obesity on cardiovascular risk in adulthood: A systematic review

Sommer A, Twig G. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 91. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1062-9

28-08-2018 | Diet | Review | Article

Dietary interventions and type 2 diabetes in youth: A fresh look at the evidence

Perkison WB, Adekanye JA, de Oliveira Otto MC. Curr Nutr Rep 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13668-018-0241-2

09-08-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents: A position statement by the American Diabetes Association

Chiang JL et al. Diabetes Care 2018: dci180023. doi: 10.2337/dci18-0023

Case reports

07-10-2017 | Neonatal diabetes | Case report | Article

Neonatal diabetes in a patient with IPEX syndrome: An attempt at balancing insulin therapy

Romano F et al. Acta Diabetol 2017; 54: 1139. doi: 10.1007/s00592-017-1057-z

08-12-2016 | Diagnosis | Case report | Article

What kind of diabetes?

Owen KR. In: Endocrinology and Diabetes. Edited by Ajjan R, Orme S. Springer, London, 2015. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4471-2789-5_20

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