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Support for bariatric surgery in people with insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes

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Treatment with bariatric surgery is associated with clinical and cost-saving benefits among obese people with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin, researchers report.

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Real-world data support early insulin pump initiation in children

Child with insulin pump

Starting children on an insulin pump within 6 months of type 1 diabetes diagnosis is associated with improved outcomes relative to delaying for 2 or 3 years, shows an analysis of data from the DPV registry.

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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). 

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Dual targets difficult to reach in type 1 diabetes

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People with type 1 diabetes treated with multiple daily insulin injections struggle to achieve guideline-recommended targets for time in hypoglycemia while simultaneously reaching their glycated hemoglobin goals, researchers report.

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Expert commentary: Closed-loop insulin delivery research update

Rayhan Lal / concept image of pancreas

Engineer turned endocrinologist Rayhan Lal reflects on the shape of artificial pancreas research and what changes are needed to best benefit people with diabetes (18:54).

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First weekly insulin shows equivalence with glargine in type 2 diabetes

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A novel insulin that can be given as a once-weekly injection has achieved promising results in a randomized phase 2 trial involving people with type 2 diabetes.

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Liraglutide 3.0 mg boosts weight loss in insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes

Insulin pens

Adding liraglutide 3.0 mg to intensive behavioral therapy increases weight loss in overweight or obese people with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes, results of the phase 3 SCALE Insulin trial show.

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About 50% attain type 2 glycemic targets with glargine 300 in real-world

Mature man injecting insulin in his abdomen

Initiating insulin glargine 300 U/mL could help half of those patients whose type 2 diabetes is inadequately controlled with oral antidiabetic medication to achieve their personal glycemic target within a year, real-world data suggest.

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Insulin pumps may help stabilize glucose levels over the long term

Insulin pump

Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion users have more stable glycated hemoglobin levels over the long term than multiple daily injection users with type 1 diabetes, a real-world study suggests.

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Fasting C-peptide indicates hypoglycemia risk at basal insulin initiation

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Fasting C-peptide levels can “provide valuable information” to guide the approach to titrating basal insulin in new users with type 2 diabetes, say researchers.

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12-14-2020 | Metabolic surgery | News

Support for bariatric surgery in people with insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes

Treatment with bariatric surgery is associated with clinical and cost-saving benefits among obese people with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin, researchers report.

12-01-2020 | Faster-acting insulin aspart | News

Real-world data support improved glycemic control with faster aspart

Switching to fast-acting insulin aspart significantly improves glycemic control and time in glucose target range in people with type 1 diabetes using continuous glucose monitoring, data from the real-world GoBolus study show.

10-12-2020 | Metabolic surgery | News

Duodenal mucosal resurfacing offers insulin-free hope for patients with type 2 diabetes

Duodenal mucosal resurfacing combined with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists could enable some people with type 2 diabetes to discontinue insulin therapy, suggest findings from the pilot INSPIRE study.

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10-17-2016 | Pregnancy | Themed collection | Collection

Diabetes in pregnancy

A special collection focusing on the important topic of diabetes in pregnancy.

Journal articles and book chapters

11-27-2018 | Insulin | Article

Insulin injection technique questionnaire: Results of an international study comparing Brazil, Latin America and World data

Calliari LE et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 85. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0389-3

11-15-2018 | Pregnancy | Article

Successful outcomes with insulin degludec in pregnancy: A case series

Hiranput S et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0532-z

11-03-2018 | Premixed insulins | Review | Article

Expert opinion: Patient selection for premixed insulin formulations in diabetes care

Kalra S et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0521-2

10-04-2018 | Mobile technology | Review | Article

App-based insulin calculators: Current and future state

Eiland L et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 123. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1097-y

09-14-2018 | Insulin glargine/Lixisenatide | Article

Bedtime-to-morning glucose difference and iGlarLixi in type 2 diabetes: Post hoc analysis of LixiLan-L

Zisman A et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0507-0

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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.

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

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