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06-27-2019 | Disordered eating | News

Disturbed eating behavior common in youth with type 1 diabetes

Approximately one-third of adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes display disturbed eating behavior that may be linked to worsening glycemic control and increasing depressive symptoms over time, research shows.

06-11-2019 | Adolescents | ADA 2019 | News

Insulin omission for weight purposes linked to increased depression in youth

Young people who deliberately omit insulin to either lose weight or prevent weight gain report worse psychosocial functioning, particularly depressive symptoms, than those who have never skipped a dose for this reason, study data show.

06-11-2019 | Adolescents | ADA 2019 | News

Diabetes distress linked to self-care and HbA1c in adolescents with diabetes

Diabetes distress is more common than depression in adolescents with diabetes and is significantly associated with less frequent blood glucose monitoring and higher glycated hemoglobin levels, study findings indicate.

06-10-2019 | Adolescents | ADA 2019 | News

Shared medical appointments improve psychosocial outcomes in young diabetes

Shared medical appointments may help adolescents with type 1 diabetes to reduce family conflict and improve their depressive symptoms, show data presented at the 79th ADA Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, California, USA.

05-03-2019 | Devices and technology | Editorial | Article

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

What does the proliferation of diabetes self-management and monitoring technologies in pediatric care mean for the future of adult services? Katharine Barnard looks at the situation in England and Wales.

10-22-2018 | Mental health | Highlight | News

Insulin manipulation strongly linked to psychiatric comorbidity

Insulin manipulation, the practice of deliberately under- or overdosing insulin, is strongly associated with psychiatric comorbidity in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, Austrian research shows.

06-13-2018 | Mental health | Article

Prevalence and predictors of depression and anxiety in adult patients with type 1 diabetes in tertiary care setting

Castellano-Guerrero AM et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1172-5

05-24-2018 | Retinopathy | Review | Article

Clinical and psychosocial factors influencing retinal screening uptake among young adults with type 2 diabetes

Lake AJ, Rees G, Speight J. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 41. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1007-3

05-10-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Diabetes care in the digital era: A synoptic overview

Fatehi F, Menon A, Bird D. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 38. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1013-5

05-08-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Type 2 diabetes in youth: New lessons from the SEARCH study

Jensen ET, Dabelea D. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 36. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-0997-1

05-08-2018 | Mental health | Article

The effectiveness of stress management training on blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Zamani-Alavijeh F et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 39. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0342-5

04-30-2018 | Adolescents | News

Economic status, poor mental health predict young adult diabetic complications

Low socioeconomic status and mental health visits during adolescence are associated with an increased risk for diabetes-related complications and death in early adulthood, Canadian researchers report.

02-06-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

A review of childhood behavioral problems and disorders in the development of obesity: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and beyond

Matheson BE, Eichen DM. Curr Obes Rep 2018; 7:19–26. doi: 10.1007/s13679-018-0293-z

02-02-2018 | Disordered eating | News

Diet quality intervention does not trigger disordered eating in adolescents

Research shows that intervening to improve the diet quality of adolescents with type 1 diabetes does not exacerbate disordered eating behavior.

12-21-2017 | Mental health | News

Psychiatric morbidity risk high after childhood diabetes diagnosis

Results of a population-based study suggests that children may be vulnerable to developing psychiatric disorders in the years following a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

11-22-2017 | Adolescents | News

Peer support influences outcomes for youths with type 1 diabetes

Peer and parental support are important factors influencing diabetes-related distress among adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes, researchers report.

06-11-2017 | Disordered eating | ADA 2017 | News

Disordered eating common among youths with diabetes

Findings from the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study reveal high rates of disordered eating behaviors among children and young adults with diabetes.

05-24-2017 | Obesity | Article

The psychosocial burden of childhood overweight and obesity: Evidence for persisting difficulties in boys and girls

Gibson LY et al. Eur J Pediatr 2017; 176: 925–933. doi: 10.1007/s00431-017-2931-y

08-05-2016 | Glycemic control | Article

Stress and coping predicts adjustment and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Jaser SS et al. Ann Behav Med 2017; 51: 30–38. doi: 10.1007/s12160-016-9825-5

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