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CGM data followers can give life quality boost

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Sharing continuous glucose monitoring data with a chief follower has multiple quality of life and health benefits for people with type 1 diabetes, a study shows.

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Excess mortality problem is not shrinking in young people with type 1 diabetes

Angel headstone

Absolute mortality rates are falling among younger people with type 1 diabetes, but excess mortality relative to the general population remains high and unchanged, show Scottish national registry data presented at the virtual 56th EASD Annual Meeting.

EASD 2020

COVID-19 and diabetes: The current evidence

Juliana Chan

Juliana Chan outlines current knowledge about the relationship between diabetes and COVID-19, discussing risk factors for poor outcomes in people with both conditions and the need for collaborative efforts to improve patient care (7:09).

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Type 1, type 2 diabetes linked to elevated COVID-19 mortality risk

Doctor checking on Covid-19 infected patient connected to a ventilator

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are independently associated with an increased risk for death among hospitalized patients with COVID-19, and a number of factors including poor glycemic control and BMI may predict mortality risk, suggest findings from two studies published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

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Dual targets difficult to reach in type 1 diabetes

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People with type 1 diabetes treated with multiple daily insulin injections struggle to achieve guideline-recommended targets for time in hypoglycemia while simultaneously reaching their glycated hemoglobin goals, researchers report.

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Expert commentary: Closed-loop insulin delivery research update

Rayhan Lal / concept image of pancreas

Engineer turned endocrinologist Rayhan Lal reflects on the shape of artificial pancreas research and what changes are needed to best benefit people with diabetes (18:54).

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Variable CGM benefits in high-risk subgroups

CGM

Continuous glucose monitoring is well accepted and reduces time in hypoglycemia among older individuals with type 1 diabetes, report researchers in JAMA.

ADA 2020

Impaired hypoglycemia awareness linked to severe hypoglycemia during pregnancy

Blood sugar check in pregnancy

Impaired awareness of hypoglycemia is associated with an increased risk for severe hypoglycemia and increased fear of hypoglycemia in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, shows a post-hoc analysis of CONCEPTT data.

ADA 2020

Icosapent ethyl lowers cardiovascular risk in people with diabetes

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Icosapent ethyl reduces the risk for first and total cardiovascular events in statin-treated patients with diabetes, suggests a subgroup analysis of the REDUCE-IT trial.

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Hybrid insulin regimen may address type 1 diabetes exercise issues

Gym class jumping on boxes

A proof-of-concept study indicates that taking some basal insulin as a single injection of degludec improves glucose control during and after exercise in people with type 1 diabetes who prefer to remove their insulin pump while exercising.

06-24-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | Article

ADA 2020 goes virtual! Editorial Board conference highlights

Listen to our Editorial Board reflecting on their ADA scientific highlights, and its novel virtual format (34:17).

06-23-2020 | ADA 2020 | Podcast | Article

Expert commentary: Closed-loop insulin delivery research update

Engineer turned endocrinologist Rayhan Lal reflects on the shape of artificial pancreas research and what changes are needed to best benefit people with diabetes (18:54).

11-07-2019 | Adolescents | Podcast | Article

Peer mentoring for teens with type 1 diabetes

Medical sociologist Ashby Walker talks about a mentoring scheme pairing college students and teenagers who have type 1 diabetes - to the benefit of both (9:14).

Interactive patient case study

12-21-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Case study | Link

Hypoglycemia and technology

Develop and test your knowledge on the use of different technologies to reduce hypoglycemia risk through this practical example and self-assessment authored by Riccardo Bonfanti and Francesco Chiarelli. This 15 minutes case presents the identification of problematic hypoglycemia and the appropriate use and monitoring of different technologies in the context of reducing the occurrence and risk of hypoglycemia.

Downloadable slides

10-31-2018 | Slideset | Collection

FreeStyle Libre collection

These slide sets summarize the results of clinical studies and randomized controlled trials investigating the use of flash glucose-sensing technology in patients with diabetes.

Funded by an educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care

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

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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