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CGM measures have variable correlation with HbA1c

HbA1c

Glycated hemoglobin levels correlate strongly with continuous glucose monitoring-measured average blood glucose and hyperglycemia, but poorly with hypoglycemia, say researchers.

Expert opinion editorial

Diabetes and dementia: Addressing the needs of an overlooked population

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 [read more].

Get more on: Mental health and diabetesDiabetes complications and comorbidities | Diabetes in older adults

Case report

Sudden onset of immune-mediated type 1 diabetes mellitus in a 93-year-old woman: A case report

Elderly patient with doctor

Oriot and colleagues report a case of sudden onset autoimmune type 1 diabetes with ketoacidosis in a 93-year-old woman, and summarize the available literature [read more].
Oriot P et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1170-7

Get more on: Flash glucose monitoring | Older adults | Ketoacidosis | Type 1 diabetes medication

Expert opinion editorial

Hit early, hit hard: The EADSG insulin guidelines

Stethoscope and map

Sanjay Kalra and Silver Bahendeka, East Africa Diabetes Study Group Chair, provide an overview of the latest insulin guidance developed to aid management in a challenging region, facing familiar struggles [read more].

Get more on: Medications | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

View from the clinic

Managing patient expectations for glucose management via a device

Doctor having a conversation with a patient

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 [read more].

Get more on: Devices and technology | Psychosocial care | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

Case report

A case of maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY3) in a family with a novel HNF1A gene mutation in five generations

Male doctor with female patient (symbolic image with models)

The authors describe a clinical case in a family with maturity onset diabetes of the young associated with a novel mutation in the HNF1A gene [read more].
Ovsyannikova AK et al. Diabetes Ther 2018; 9: 413. doi: 10.1007/s13300-017-0350-8

Get more on:  Diabetic complications | Medication | Other types of diabetes

Expert opinion editorial

Longer-acting basal insulin analogs: What, how, why, when, and who?

Insulin pen

Advisory Board member and Pharmacist, Josh Neumiller, presents a practical guide to support clinical decision-making in the initiation and titration of U-300 insulin glargine and insulin degludec [read more].

Get more on: Insulins | Medications | Expert opinions

Case report

Relapsing/remitting type 1 diabetes

Doctor with female patient

The authors report the case of an 18-year-old girl with Graves' disease, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and multiple islet autoantibodies, presenting with relapsing/remitting hyperglycemia [read more].
van Megen KM et al. Diabetologia 2017; 60: 2252. doi: 10.1007/s00125-017-4403-3

Journal article

Physical activity in youth with type 1 diabetes: a review

Child cycles with adults

This review synthesizes recent literature related to physical activity and health outcomes for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes [read more].
Tully C et al. Curr Diab Rep 2016; 16: 85. doi: 10.1007/s11892-016-0779-6

Get more on: Pediatric lifestyle interventions | Pediatric obesity | Type 1 diabetes

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07-12-2019 | Continuous glucose monitoring | Highlight | News

CGM measures have variable correlation with HbA1c

Glycated hemoglobin levels correlate strongly with continuous glucose monitoring-measured average blood glucose and hyperglycemia, but poorly with hypoglycemia, say researchers.

06-18-2019 | Hyperglycemia | ADA 2019 | News

Hyperglycemia may impact brain development in children with type 1 diabetes

Researchers report that having type 1 diabetes may affect children’s brain growth and cognitive development, with persistent hyperglycemia the most likely culprit.

04-08-2019 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Real-world benefits of flash glucose monitoring confirmed in high-risk cases

Flash glucose monitoring significantly reduces time in hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia in people with diabetes at high risk for either outcome, with the benefit sustained for at least 6 months, real-world study data show.

Journal articles and book chapters

06-23-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Intensive glycemic treatment during type 1 diabetes pregnancy: A story of (mostly) sweet success!

Murphy HR. Diabetes Care 2018. doi: 10.2337/dci18-0001

06-22-2018 | Gastroparesis | Review | Article

Diabetic gastroparesis: Principles and current trends in management

Krishnasamy S, Abell TL. Diabetes Ther (2018); 9 (Suppl 1): 1. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0454-9

06-16-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Transplantation of macroencapsulated insulin-producing cells

Hwa AJ, Weir GC. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 50. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1028-y

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

05-10-2018 | 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

Guidelines

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