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11-20-2018 | Healthcare costs | News

High-deductible insurance linked to delays in care for diabetes complications

Compulsory enrollment in a high-deductible health insurance plan is associated with significant delays in seeking care for macrovascular complications among people with diabetes, US research shows.

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Ann Intern Med 2018; doi:10.7326/M17-3365

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

08-22-2018 | Psychosocial care | Editorial | Article

Shared decision-making in patient-centered care

Is the medical model of care failing diabetes patients in its current form? Advisory Board member Katharine Barnard considers this, and the future of clinical decision support.

Author:
Katharine Barnard

08-17-2018 | Insulin pumps | Review | Article

An overview of safety issues on use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems in the hospital

Thompson B et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 81. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1056-7

08-15-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Inpatient glycemic management of the pregnant patient

Yeh T, Yeung M, Mendelsohn Curanaj FA. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 73. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1045-x

07-17-2018 | Primary care | News

HbA1c valid marker of blood glucose in anemia or CKD

The presence of mild-to-moderate anemia or chronic kidney disease does not have a clinically significant effect on the interpretation of glycated hemoglobin as a marker of glycemic control, Danish research shows.

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Diabet Med 2018; doi: 10.1111/dme.13776

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.

Authors:
Carmen Soto, David Strain MD FCRP

07-14-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Disparities in care delivery and outcomes in young adults with diabetes

Agarwal S, Hilliard M, Butler A. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 65. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1037-x

06-16-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Inpatient glycemic management of non-cardiac CVD: Focus on stroke and PVD

Everett E, Mathioudakis N. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 49. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1026-0

05-23-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Highlight | News

Ambulance contacts for hypoglycemia ‘a missed opportunity’ to improve care

Ambulance call-outs for episodes of severe hypoglycemia do not consistently result in reviews of patients’ care, despite guideline recommendations, shows a study of diabetes patients in England and Wales.

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Diabet Med 2018; Advance online publication

05-22-2018 | Nutritional management | Editorial | Article

UK nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes: An update for primary care

Advisory Board member Pamela Dyson underlines the key features for healthcare professionals working in diabetes education, diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

Author:
Pamela Dyson

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 | Cardiovascular disorders | Article

Sex-specific relevance of diabetes to occlusive vascular and other mortality: A collaborative meta-analysis of individual data from 980,793 adults from 68 prospective studies

Prospective Studies Collaboration and Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30079-2

04-26-2018 | Transitions of care | News

Transition to university challenging for students with type 1 diabetes

Students with type 1 diabetes report increased difficulties with managing their condition when they start at university, with consequences for glycemic control and acute complications.

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Diabetic Med 2018; Advance online publication

04-18-2018 | Artificial pancreas systems | Article

Artificial pancreas treatment for outpatients with type 1 diabetes: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Bekiari E et al. BMJ 2018; 361: k1310. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k1310 

04-13-2018 | Healthcare systems | News

Regular healthcare access may reduce children’s DKA risk at diabetes diagnosis

Children are less likely to present with diabetic ketoacidosis at the time of type 1 diabetes diagnosis if they previously had regular access to a healthcare provider, research published in CMAJ suggests.

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CMAJ 2018; 190: E412–E413, E416–E421

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