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Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

What does the proliferation of diabetes self-management and monitoring technologies in pediatric care mean for the future of adult services? Katharine Barnard looks at the situation in England. 

Get more on: Devices and technology | Pediatric diabetes

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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

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Insulin manipulation strongly linked to psychiatric comorbidity

Insulin pen

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.

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Feeling stressed out and not meeting goals: A vicious cycle impacting diabetes self-management

Woman checking blood sugar level while lying in bedroom

Clinical psychologists Diana Naranjo and Korey Hood tackle the negative feedback loops that can develop around diabetes self-management and offer their insights on strategies to identify and address the roots of distress [read more].

Get more on: Diabetes distress | Psychosocial care | Lifestyle interventions | Expert opinion

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Compassion fatigue in diabetes care professionals

Doctor showing compassion (symbolic image with models)

Awareness and education about compassion fatigue can help to limit its incidence and severity. Sanjay Kalra outlines strategies to identify and manage the emotional exhaustion that often affects diabetes caregivers [read more].

Get more on:  Psychosocial care | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

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07-18-2019 | Liraglutide (obesity) | News

Brain may put brakes on liraglutide weight loss effect

A small neuroimaging study suggests that taking liraglutide over the medium to long term may provoke a counter-regulatory response in the brain, diminishing the medication’s weight loss effect.

07-17-2019 | Artificial pancreas systems | Feature | Article

The artificial pancreas: What’s on the horizon?

And will a fully closed-loop system ever be a reality?

medwireNews talks to Dan Finan from the JDRF about the artificial pancreas systems already in the pipeline, and how these are evolving in ways that might benefit particular groups of people with diabetes.

07-17-2019 | Diabetes self-management | News

Factors influencing intended intensity of diabetes care highlighted

Decisions about future intensity of care made during a person-centered type 2 diabetes consultation depend on both disease- and patient-related factors, report researchers from the Netherlands.

Themed collections

06-07-2017 | Psychosocial care | Themed collection | Collection

Psychosocial care in diabetes

This content collection summarizes recent publications dealing with various aspects of psychosocial care in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

This collection has been developed on behalf of Diabetes UK

Journal articles and book chapters

09-04-2018 | Mental health | Article

Long-term glycemic control and dementia risk in type 1 diabetes

Lacy ME et al. Diabetes Care 2018: dc180073. doi: 10.2337/dc18-0073

07-18-2018 | Mental health | Review | Article

Cognitive decline and dementia in diabetes mellitus: Mechanisms and clinical implications

Biessels GJ, Despa F. Nat Rev Endocrinol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0048-7

07-03-2018 | Diabetes distress | Article

T1-REDEEM: A randomized controlled trial to reduce diabetes distress among adults with type 1 diabetes

Fisher L et al. Diabetes Care 2018. doi: 10.2337/dc18-0391

07-02-2018 | Mental health | Article

Fatigue in type 1 diabetes, prevalence, predictors and comparison with the background population

Jensen Ø et al. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; 143: 71–78. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.06.012

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

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing diabetes professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Slides

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for diabetes healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within diabetes management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

Independent Medical Education

Educational programs building upon the most current research and professional practice recommendations, with the aim of enabling more efficient diagnosis, optimizing treatment, and improving patient outcomes.

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