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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.

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.

09-10-2019 | Diet | Editorial | Article

Nutrition therapy for diabetes: A marathon, not a sprint

What's new in the 2019 update to the ADA guidelines on nutrition therapy for adults with diabetes or prediabetes? Diabetes Educator Amy Hess Fischl explains.

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.

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

The artificial pancreas: What’s on the horizon?

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.

05-03-2019 | Devices and technology | Editorial | Article

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 and Wales.

04-15-2019 | Flash glucose monitoring | Slideset | Collection

An alternative sensor-based method for glucose monitoring in children and young people with diabetes

These slides detail a study of flash glucose monitoring in children and adolescents, showing good accuracy relative to capillary blood glucose testing during up to 14 days of use, along with high acceptability of the device. 
Source: Edge J, Acerini C, Campbell F, et al. Arch Dis Child 2017; 102: 543–549
Funded by an educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care

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).

04-01-2019 | Nutritional management | Practical approach | Article

A practical guide to delivering nutritional advice to people with diabetes

This article aims to offer a practical guide for health professionals who deliver dietary information to people with diabetes.

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.

02-19-2019 | 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.

02-15-2019 | Patient-reported outcomes | Commentary | Article

‘Race to the bottom’ demotes patient-reported outcomes

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).

02-08-2019 | Continuous glucose monitoring | Patient and physician’s perspective | Article

Use of continuous glucose monitoring in people with type 1 diabetes: Perspectives of two people with diabetes and physician perspective

This article details perspectives from two individuals with type 1 diabetes who use continuous glucose monitoring devices to improve their quality of life and self-management of diabetes.

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.

12-14-2018 | Sleep apnea | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

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.

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