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Type 1 diabetes diagnosis

Expert opinion editorial

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

Sleep apnea (symbolic image with model)

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a common and potentially serious comorbidity in people with diabetes and obesity. John Wilding highlights what you need to know about the condition [read more].

Get more on: Sleep disorders | Obesity | Type 2 diabetes complications

Journal article

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

Finger prick glucose test

In this study, glucose concentrations obtained using  point-of-care testing and core laboratory instruments were assessed to duplicate typical scenarios experienced in healthcare [read more].
Blaurock MG et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0495-0

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

Expert opinion editorial

Are we using the right tests to diagnose diabetic neuropathy?

Diabetic foot test (symbolic image with models)

Uazman Alam and colleagues interrogate current evidence and real-world clinical scenarios to address whether enough is being done with the tools available to screen and diagnose diabetic neuropathy [read more].

Get more on: Diabetic neuropathy | Management of diabetic foot | Other diabetic complications

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

Ask the expert

What are the current recommendations for managing high blood pressure in diabetes patients?

Ask the expert: Hypertension and diabetes -  What are the current recommendations

Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and lead author on the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2017 Position Statement on diabetes and hypertension, Ian de Boer, summarize key updates to the recommendations for practitioners in the United States [watch the video 11:32].

Get more on: Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes | Cardiovascular disease | Guidelines

Practical approach

A practical approach to managing hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women with diabetes

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

This review provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of hypoactive sexual desire disorder, aiming to provide a practical approach to an under-recognized complication in women with diabetes [read more].
Rochester-Eyeguokan C, Meade L. Diabetes Ther 2017; 8: 991-998. doi: 10.1007/s13300-017-0313-0

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

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

Practical approach

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 [read more].
Evans Kreider K, Pereira K, Padilla BI. Diabetes Ther 2017; 8: 1427–1435. doi: 10.1007/s13300-017-0325-9

Get more on: Diabetic complications | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

Case report

Type III hypersensitivity reaction to subcutaneous insulin preparations in a type 1 diabetic

Type III Hypersensitivity Reaction to Subcutaneous Insulin Preparations in a Type 1 Diabetic

How would you approach the case of a 23-year-old diabetic female who developed a type III hypersensitivity reaction to multiple formulations of subcutaneous insulin? [read more]
Murray BR et al. J Gen Intern Med 2017; 32: 841. doi: 10.1007/s11606-017-4037-7

Get more on: Type 1 diabetes diagnosis | Insulin


05-29-2020 | Pathophysiology | News

Type 1 diabetes diagnostic threshold challenged

Beta-cell function enters a period of rapid decline around 6 months before people meet the diagnostic threshold for type 1 diabetes, show TrialNet data.

05-10-2019 | Diagnosis | News

Late-onset type 1 diabetes frequently misdiagnosed

Research shows that being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes after the age of 30 years is relatively common, yet people are often misdiagnosed with type 2 diabetes, despite rapid progression to insulin dependence.

03-08-2019 | Diagnosis | DUKPC 2019 | News

TrialNet monitoring study shows risk-reducing effect of type 1 diabetes screening

Data from the TrialNet Pathway to Prevention study shows that monitoring high-risk relatives of people with type 1 diabetes markedly reduces the risk for those who develop the condition presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis.

Themed collections

10-14-2016 | Retinopathy | Themed collection | Collection

Spotlight on diabetic retinopathy

A themed content collection that provides an up-to-date overview of the mechanisms, assessment, management and consequences of diabetic retinopathy.

Journal articles and book chapters

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

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

06-22-2018 | 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

06-14-2018 | Other types of diabetes | Review | Article

Type 1 diabetes in a resource-poor setting: Malnutrition related, malnutrition modified, or just diabetes?

Balcha SA, Phillips DI, Trimble ER. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 47. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1003-7


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.


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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