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06-14-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | News

​​​​​​​Inaccurate estimation of patients’ literacy, numeracy linked to poor glycemic control

Incorrect perception of diabetes patients’ literacy and numeracy by healthcare providers is associated with poor glycemic control, research suggests.

06-02-2020 | COVID-19 | News

Obesity only preadmission factor to influence COVID-19 outcomes in diabetes

Obesity is the only preadmission factor to have a bearing on outcomes of people with diabetes who are hospitalized with COVID-19, shows the French multicenter CORONADO study.

05-15-2020 | Inpatient diabetes | News

End of hospital stay glucose variability indicates readmission likelihood

People with diabetes who have high glucose variability on the last day of a hospital stay are at increased risk for being readmitted within 30 days, shows a US nationwide study.

04-27-2020 | COVID-19 | News

Uncontrolled hyperglycemia might be COVID-19 mortality risk factor

A descriptive analysis of US patients with COVID-19 reports a high in-hospital mortality rate in those with uncontrolled hyperglycemia.

04-24-2020 | COVID-19 | News

COVID-19 may trigger ketosis

Chinese researchers say that some COVID-19 patients present with ketosis, which may progress to diabetic ketoacidosis in those with diabetes.

02-27-2020 | Ketoacidosis | News

Hyperosmolarity warns of poor outcomes in DKA patients

A large study backs hyperosmolarity as a key risk stratification factor for patients admitted to hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis.

12-12-2019 | Diabetes self-management | Highlight | News

‘Upskilling’ healthcare providers could address concerns of people with diabetes

A large survey has uncovered a number of issues that particularly frustrate people with diabetes during their interactions with their healthcare providers.

11-13-2019 | Ketoacidosis | News

Hyperglycemic crisis combination linked with hospital deaths

A study of more than a thousand patients suggests that having both diabetic ketoacidosis and a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state on arrival at hospital leads to more than twice the likelihood of death there than either condition alone.

10-03-2019 | Ketoacidosis | Highlight | News

Protocol with point-of-care testing improves speed, accuracy of DKA diagnosis

Implementing a nursing protocol that includes point-of-care testing at triage reduces the time to diabetic ketoacidosis diagnosis and the number of unnecessary intravenous placements in the pediatric emergency department, say researchers.

09-24-2019 | Type 2 diabetes | Podcast | Article

How was it for you? The experts discuss EASD 2019

Our clinical advisors discuss their EASD 2019 highlights, including new treatment options for children and older adults with type 2 diabetes, the complexities surrounding hypoglycemia prevention, and the implications of the VERIFY trial.

07-24-2019 | Artificial pancreas systems | Feature | Article

Adaptive and flexible: Closed-loop technology for all

medwireNews talks to one of the pioneers of closed-loop insulin delivery, Roman Hovorka, about his algorithm, his research so far, and his plans for commercialization.

07-09-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Highlight | News

Holistic approach can shorten diabetes inpatient stays

A nurse-delivered care program based on a whole-systems approach can lead to shorter hospital stays for patients with diabetes, UK researchers report.

04-30-2019 | Transitions of care | News

Benefits of transition support unsustained in young adults with type 1 diabetes

Structured transition support improves clinic attendance, satisfaction with care, and diabetes-related distress in people with type 1 diabetes moving from pediatric to adult care, but only for the duration of the program, Canadian research shows.

04-13-2019 | Nephropathy | Video | Article

Diabetic kidney disease: A call to primary care

WATCH | Nephrologist and Endocrinologist Katherine Tuttle joins Primary Care Physician Jay Shubrook to share best practice tips for kidney disease screening in patients with diabetes (8:16).

03-04-2019 | Mental health | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and dementia: Addressing the needs of an overlooked population

Diabetologist Amar Puttanna addresses growing concerns about the rise of dementia in diabetes care and highlights where guidelines, research efforts, and management options are needed to tackle this comorbidity.

02-15-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Video | Article

Diabetes device use in women admitted to the maternity ward

With the use of insulin pumps and related technologies expected to increase among pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, Pratik Choudhary and Lori Berard discuss management protocols for women admitted to maternity units (4:26).

02-14-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Video | Article

Hospital admissions for surgery or radiology in patients using diabetes devices

Pratik Choudhary and Lori Berard discuss considerations for treating diabetes device users admitted for surgical procedures and radiological investigations (11:41).

02-13-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Video | Article

Emergency admissions for patients using diabetes devices

Lori Berard and Pratik Choudhary address situations that can lead to emergency department admissions in patients using diabetes devices and discuss management strategies tailored to this patient population (9:36).

02-11-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Video | Article

Hospitalized patients using insulin pumps

Lori Berard and Pratik Choudhary address situations that can lead to hospital admissions in insulin pump users, and discuss what the treating clinician needs to know (8:42).

02-10-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Video | Article

Continuous glucose monitoring devices and insulin dosing apps in hospital

Diabetologist Pratik Choudhary and Nurse Consultant Lori Berard discuss inpatient use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices and insulin dosing apps (8:14).

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