Skip to main content

Psychosocial care


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.

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.

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.

10-08-2018 | Psychological support | EASD 2018 | News

Negative insulin experiences impact its use in people with type 2 diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes are deterred from initiating or persisting with basal insulin by their own or others’ previous negative experiences, show the findings of the EMOTION study.

09-18-2018 | Sexual dysfunction | View from the clinic | Article

Regaining sexual health in diabetes: Start with open communication

Advisory Board member Clipper Young recounts an experience of starting a patient with erectile dysfunction on the path to appropriate treatment for him and his diabetes.

07-17-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Weight management in patients with type 2 diabetes: A multidisciplinary real-world approach

Hamdy O, Ashrafzadeh S, Mottalib A. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 66. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1030-4

07-16-2018 | Quality of life | Editorial | Article

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Carmen Soto and David Strain provide their insights on clinical inertia in diabetes care and present the co-production model of open communication as an innovative means to address this widespread clinical issue.

05-02-2018 | Insulin | Editorial | Article

Glycemic goal setting in type 1 diabetes: Time to get SMART in the clinic?

Diabetes and endocrinology Consultant and Advisory Board member Terence Pang highlights the benefits that a structured approach to glycemic goal setting can bring to your practice and patients with type 1 diabetes.

04-03-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Racial disparities in obesity treatment

Byrd AS, Toth AT, Stanford FC. Curr Obes Rep 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s13679-018-0301-3

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.

02-08-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Review | Article

Hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes: Technological treatments, their limitations, and the place of psychology

Choudhary P, Amiel SA. Diabetologia 2018; 61: 761–769. doi: 10.1007/s00125-018-4566-6

02-06-2018 | Insulin | View from the clinic | Article

When you need to have a conversation with your patient about starting insulin...

Clinical Pharmacist and Diabetes Educator, Clipper Young provides his advice on supporting patients through the oftentimes difficult consultation about intensifying their diabetes therapy.

06-28-2017 | Psychological support | Review | Article

Biopsychosocial aspects of weight management in type 1 diabetes: A review and next steps

Driscoll KA et al. Curr Diab Rep 2017; 17: 58. doi: 10.1007/s11892-017-0892-1

06-16-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | ADA 2017 | News

The ADA Presidents Oral Session: Tuesday 13th June

The ADA Presidents Oral Session closed the 2017 American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions.

04-19-2017 | Obesity | Review | Article

Tailoring pharmacotherapy to specific eating behaviours in obesity: Can recommendations for personalised therapy be made from the current data?

Roberts CA et al. Acta Diabetol 2017; 54: 715–725. doi: 10.1007/s00592-017-0994-x

11-23-2015 | Psychosocial care | Article

Type 2 diabetes patients’ and providers’ differing perspectives on medication nonadherence: A qualitative meta-synthesis

Brundisini F et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015; 15: 516. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1174-8

06-18-2015 | Psychosocial care | Review | Article

A review of adolescent adherence in type 1 diabetes and the untapped potential of diabetes providers to improve outcomes

Datye KA et al. Curr Diab Rep. 2015; 15: 51. doi: 10.1007/s11892-015-0621-6

09-12-2014 | Psychosocial care | Article

Good cop, bad cop: Quality of parental involvement in type 1 diabetes management in youth

Young MT et al. Curr Diab Rep. 2014; 14: 546. doi: 10.1007/s11892-014-0546-5

Image Credits