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Psychosocial care

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.

04-06-2021 | ATTD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

‘Smart’ questionnaire could refocus diabetes consultations

Completing a brief, adaptive questionnaire prior to each consultation with healthcare providers can focus discussions toward the immediate priorities and concerns of people with diabetes, shows a feasibility study.

15-04-2021 | Hyperglycemia | News

Hyperglycemia aversiveness linked to increased hypoglycemia exposure

People with type 1 diabetes who are “hyperglycemia aversive” reduce their hyperglycemia exposure at the cost of increased hypoglycemia and, potentially, reduced hypoglycemia awareness, research suggests.

06-04-2021 | Adolescents | News

Fear more than reality of hypoglycemia impacts QoL in adolescents

Fear of hypoglycemia, rather than the actual frequency of hypoglycemic events, may impact diabetes-specific quality of life in adolescents, say researchers.

11-03-2021 | Psychosocial care | News

Psychosocial screening worthwhile for adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Routine psychosocial screening of adolescents with type 1 diabetes uncovers a sizable proportion who could benefit from additional support, say researchers.

19-02-2021 | Diabetes self-management | News

Delay-related behaviors tied to self-care in type 2 diabetes

Placing more value on immediate than delayed rewards is associated with poor self-care among people with type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.

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.

19-10-2020 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

CGM data followers can give life quality boost

Sharing continuous glucose monitoring data with a chief follower has multiple quality of life and health benefits for people with type 1 diabetes, a study shows.

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