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Type 1 diabetes: Devices and technology

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10-16-2019 | Continuous glucose monitoring | Feature | Article

CGM time in range: A higher standard for an engaged few?

Simon Heller explains why time-in-range targets are so helpful for people with diabetes… yet handing out continuous glucose monitoring devices willy-nilly could do more harm than good.

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.

07-12-2019 | 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.

04-04-2019 | Insulin pumps | Highlight | News

Randomized trial questions superiority of insulin pumps over injections in children

Insulin pumps and multiple daily injections deliver similar glycemic control and safety profiles when allocated alongside education and support at the point of type 1 diabetes diagnosis, say researchers.

02-19-2019 | Artificial pancreas systems | Feature | Article

What’s all the fuss about the DIY artificial pancreas?

DIY closed-loop insulin delivery has provoked controversy within the diabetes community, raising questions around patient empowerment, safety and liability, and whether the regulatory process remains fit for purpose in a technological age. medwireNews takes a look at the issues.

12-14-2018 | Risk factors | Feature | Article

Sleep duration: Waking up to a major metabolic risk factor

The effect of sleep duration on glucose regulation and cardiometabolic risk is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue. medwireNews takes a look at the latest evidence, which shows the gravity of the problem but also offers some solutions.

09-05-2018 | Blood glucose monitoring | Article

Impact of glucose measuring systems and sample type on diagnosis rates of diabetes mellitus

Blaurock MG et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0495-0

08-18-2018 | Continuous glucose monitoring | Review | Article

Prevention and management of severe hypoglycemia and hypoglycemia unawareness: Incorporating sensor technology

Lucidi P et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 83. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1065-6

07-24-2018 | Devices and technology | Editorial | Article

The right device at the right time: Optimizing the benefit

Advisory Board member Katharine Barnard scrutinizes the opinion that clinicians should be relying on glycemic outcomes when weighing the decision to prescribe a diabetes device.

06-06-2018 | Type 1 diabetes | Case report | Article

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

Oriot P et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1170-7

05-24-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Telemedicine in complex diabetes management

McDonnell ME. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 42. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1015-3

05-22-2018 | Diabetes self-management | Highlight | News

Text message service helps support adults with diabetes self-care

A diabetes self-management support system delivered by text message may help patients to improve their glycemic control, shows a study in The BMJ.

05-10-2018 | Insulin pumps | Case report | Article

Glucose control during kidney transplantation in type 1 diabetes patient on sensor augmented pump: A case report

Zivkovic M, Petrovski G, Bitoska I. Acta Diabetol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1147-6

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.

02-19-2018 | Continuous glucose monitoring | Highlight | News

HypoDE: CGM reduces hypoglycemia in high-risk patients using MDI

The HypoDE investigators have reported that use of continuous glucose monitoring results in large reductions in hypoglycemia among high-risk patients managing their type 1 diabetes with multiple daily injections.

11-02-2017 | Hypoglycemia | Practical approach | Article

Practical approaches to diagnosing, treating, and preventing hypoglycemia in diabetes

Using a patient-centered care approach, the authors detail how to work in partnership with a patient to prevent hypoglycemia through evidence-based management of the disease and appropriate education.

08-22-2017 | Primary care | View from the clinic | Article

Five things you can do to make your diabetes visits more efficient

Diabetes check-ups can be multifaceted and time-consuming. Editorial Board member and Family Physician, Jay Shubrook, presents his practical recommendations for making the most of your patient visits.

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