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EASD 2020: Editorial Board conference highlights

Sanjay Kalra, Lori Berard, John Wilding

Listen to Sanjay Kalra, John Wilding and Lori Berard reflecting on their research highlights of this year’s virtual 56th EASD Annual Meeting (39:05). 

EASD 2020 News

LIBERATES trial results: Hypoglycemia reduction with post-ACS flash monitoring in type 2 diabetes

Woman with flash glucose monitor (symbolic image with model)

The results of the phase 2 LIBERATES trial suggest that flash glucose monitoring could reduce the time people with type 2 diabetes spend in hypoglycemia in the period following an acute coronary syndrome.

Interactive patient case study

Hypoglycemia and technology

Hypoglycemia and technology

This 15-minute case presents the identification of problematic hypoglycemia and the appropriate use and monitoring of different technologies in the context of reducing the occurrence and risk of hypoglycemia.

Get more on: Hypoglycemia | Devices and technology | Pediatric diabetes

Clinical trial summary slides

Accuracy, user acceptability, and safety evaluation for the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system when used by pregnant women with diabetes

Pregnant woman scanning

This slide set describes a study of flash glucose monitoring in pregnant women with diabetes, which demonstrates clinical accuracy versus self-monitoring of blood glucose and a high level of acceptability by the patients [access the slides].
Funded by an educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care.

Expert opinion editorial

The ambulatory glucose profile: What, why, and how?

Ambulatory glucose profile

Editorial Board member Lori Berard discusses how the ambulatory glucose profile is revolutionizing the analysis of blood glucose and glycemic control for patients and practitioners [read more].

Get more on: Continuous glucose monitoring | Flash glucose monitoring | Glycemic control 

Expert opinion editorial

The right device at the right time: Optimizing the benefit

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Advisory Board member Katharine Barnard scrutinizes the opinion that clinicians should rely on glycemic outcomes when weighing the decision to prescribe a diabetes device [read more].

Get more on: Devices and technology | Glycemic control in type 1 diabetes | Glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

Case report

Sudden onset of immune-mediated type 1 diabetes mellitus in a 93-year-old woman: A case report

Elderly patient with doctor

Oriot and colleagues report a case of sudden onset autoimmune type 1 diabetes with ketoacidosis in a 93-year-old woman, and summarize the available literature [read more].
Oriot P et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1170-7

Get more on: Flash glucose monitoring | Older adults | Ketoacidosis | Type 1 diabetes medication

medwireNews

23-09-2020 | EASD 2020 | Conference coverage | News

LIBERATES: Hypoglycemia reduction with post-ACS flash monitoring in type 2 diabetes

The results of the phase 2 LIBERATES trial suggest that flash glucose monitoring could reduce the time people with type 2 diabetes spend in hypoglycemia in the period following an acute coronary syndrome.

06-08-2020 | COVID-19 | News

Socioeconomic status may flag glycemic control deterioration risk in COVID-19 lockdown

Analysis of flash glucose monitoring users in Scotland reveals that people with low socioeconomic status had an increased risk for deteriorating glycemic control during the COVID-19 lockdown.

20-07-2020 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

More evidence for acute complication reduction with real-world flash glucose monitoring

UK audit data confirm multiple benefits linked to real-world use of flash glucose monitoring including reduced paramedic callouts and hospital admissions for acute diabetes complications.

Downloadable slides

31-10-2018 | Slideset | Collection

FreeStyle Libre collection

These slide sets summarize the results of clinical studies and randomized controlled trials investigating the use of flash glucose-sensing technology in patients with diabetes.

Funded by an educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care

Interactive patient case study

21-12-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Case study | Link

Hypoglycemia and technology

Develop and test your knowledge on the use of different technologies to reduce hypoglycemia risk through this practical example and self-assessment authored by Riccardo Bonfanti and Francesco Chiarelli. This 15 minutes case presents the identification of problematic hypoglycemia and the appropriate use and monitoring of different technologies in the context of reducing the occurrence and risk of hypoglycemia.

Journal articles and book chapters

17-07-2020 | Flash glucose monitoring | Article

The Impact of Flash Glucose Monitoring on Glycaemic Control as Measured by HbA1c: A Meta-analysis of Clinical Trials and Real-World Observational Studies

The authors report on ameta-analysis of real-world observational studies on the impact of flash continuous glucose monitoring on glycemic control as measured by HbA1c.

07-08-2018 | Flash glucose monitoring | Article

Practical guidance for treatment of patients with diabetes using flash glucose monitoring: A pilot study

Koide K et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 63. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0364-z

26-06-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Technology in the management of type 1 diabetes mellitus: Current status and future prospects

Tauschmann M Hovorka R. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0044-y

15-02-2018 | Nephropathy | Review | Article

Diabetic kidney disease: Is there a role for glycemic variability?

Subramanian S, Hirsch IB. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 13. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-0979-3

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing diabetes professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Slides

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for diabetes healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within diabetes management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

Independent Medical Education

Educational programs building upon the most current research and professional practice recommendations, with the aim of enabling more efficient diagnosis, optimizing treatment, and improving patient outcomes.

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