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30-01-2019 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Case study | Article

Cardiovascular risk reduction in type 2 diabetes

Pharmacological management of comorbid cardiovascular risk and type 2 diabetes is undergoing a paradigm shift. General practitioner Kevin Fernando puts recommendations from the ADA/EASD into practice in this patient case study.

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.

19-02-2019 | Ketoacidosis | Highlight | News

Data highlight opportunities to diagnose type 1 diabetes before DKA onset

Children with type 1 diabetes are more likely than their non-diabetic peers to seek primary care for a number of specific conditions in the year before their diagnosis, which could aid detection before the onset of diabetic ketoacidosis, say researchers.

Conference coverage from ATTD 2019

Medicine Matters diabetes will be providing coverage from the 12th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (February 20–23). Click to visit the conference hub for all the latest coverage.

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22-02-2019 | Psychosocial care | ATTD 2019 | Article

Expert highlights: Psychologic issues influencing device uptake in teens with diabetes

Korey Hood outlines some psychologic issues that should be addressed to optimize the uptake of diabetes technologies by adolescents (4:46).

21-02-2019 | Hypoglycemia | ATTD 2019 | Article

Expert commentary: Gauging hypoglycemia risk in routine clinical practice

Simon Heller outlines some straightforward tactics for assessing people’s risk for hypoglycemia during routine consultations (2:49).

21-02-2019 | Psychosocial care | ATTD 2019 | Article

Expert highlights: Psychology and patient-reported outcome symposia at ATTD

Kath Barnard talks about why is it important to feature psychologic research and patient-reported outcomes at a diabetes technology conference (1:44).

21-02-2019 | Glycemic control | News

Quality of care may influence risk factors for diabetes complications

Poorer quality of care is linked to greater variability in clinical parameters associated with the risk for complications among patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

20-02-2019 | Insulin degludec/Liraglutide | News

Support for add-on IDegLira in SGLT2 inhibitor-treated type 2 diabetes

Findings from the DUAL IX trial suggest that the addition of insulin degludec/liraglutide to SGLT2 inhibitor therapy results in better glycemic control than add-on insulin glargine among insulin-naïve patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes.

19-02-2019 | Diabetic foot ulcers | News

Smartphone-based infrared camera accurately detects diabetic foot ulcers

A low-cost, smartphone-based infrared (IR) camera works as well as a high-end version for the detection of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), study findings indicate.

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