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Pediatric type 1 diabetes

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05-28-2019 | Children | Highlight | News

Maternal education has major impact on glycemic control in children

Researchers report that women’s educational attainment is strongly associated with the glycated hemoglobin levels of their children with type 1 diabetes.

05-10-2019 | Psychosocial care | Highlight | News

Family conflict key factor in poor glycemic control among young insulin users

Factors associated with poor glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes generally vary according to the insulin regimen used, but family conflict over diabetes management universally impacts all insulin users, US researchers report.

04-04-2019 | Insulin pumps | Highlight | News

Randomized trial questions superiority of insulin pumps over injections in children

Insulin pumps and multiple daily injections deliver similar glycemic control and safety profiles when allocated alongside education and support at the point of type 1 diabetes diagnosis, say researchers.

02-19-2019 | 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.

02-05-2019 | Children | Highlight | News

Children with type 1 diabetes do not suffer academically

Type 1 diabetes has no significant impact on standardized test scores in mathematics and reading for children in grades 2 to 8, show results of a study of Danish public school children.

12-14-2018 | Risk factors | Feature | Article

Sleep duration: Waking up to a major metabolic risk factor

The effect of sleep duration on glucose regulation and cardiometabolic risk is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue. medwireNews takes a look at the latest evidence, which shows the gravity of the problem but also offers some solutions.

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.

08-10-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Highlight | News

Earlier onset of type 1 diabetes associated with increased risk for adverse outcomes

Patients with type 1 diabetes diagnosed before the age of 10 years have a higher risk for cardiovascular complications and a shorter life expectancy than those who develop the disease at an older age, study results published in The Lancet suggest.

08-01-2018 | Adolescents | Highlight | News

Motivational interviewing intervention fails to improve HbA1c in adolescents

The Flexible Lifestyles Empowering Change intervention has failed to improve glycated hemoglobin levels in a randomized trial involving adolescents with type 1 diabetes, despite improving some psychosocial outcomes.

06-24-2018 | Pediatrics | ADA 2018 | News

Parents underestimate type 1 diabetes risk in children

Many parents underestimate their child’s risk for type 1 diabetes, and although accuracy improves following a positive autoantibody result, it subsequently declines with time, a survey of TEDDY participants shows.

06-13-2018 | Ketoacidosis | Highlight | News

Fluid management strategy absolved of neurologic injury blame in childhood DKA

Neither the rate of administration nor the sodium chloride content of replacement fluids given to children with diabetic ketoacidosis influences their neurologic outcomes, show the results of the PECARN DKA FLUID Study.

05-09-2018 | Diet | Highlight | News

Study suggests benefits of very low carbohydrate intake in type 1 diabetes

A study of type 1 diabetes patients voluntarily following a very-low-carbohydrate diet suggests that the approach could help to achieve excellent control of blood glucose levels.

03-28-2018 | Devices and technology | View from the clinic | Article

Managing patient expectations for glucose management via a device

As the utility and availability of devices surges, so too do patient expectations. Advisory Board member Katharine Barnard provides key consultation questions to help determine your patients’ greatest needs and obstacles.

07-30-2016 | Psychosocial care | Article

Physical activity in youth with type 1 diabetes: A review

Tully C et al. Curr Diab Rep 2016; 16: 85. doi: 10.1007/s11892-016-0779-6

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