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Type 2 diabetes: Self-management

Expert opinion editorial

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

Expert opinion interview

Barriers to insulin: Management in type 2 diabetes patients

Lori Podcast2

Editorial Board member Lori Berard discusses how to meet and overcome the challenges that follow the initial insulin prescription in patients with type 2 diabetes [listen to the interview 11:53].

Get more on: Expert interviews | Insulin management | Type 2 diabetes

Expert opinion editorial

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Carmen Soto and David Strain provide their insights on clinical inertia in diabetes care and present the co-production model of open communication as an innovative means to address this widespread clinical issue [read more].

Get more on: Medication adherence | Pediatrics | Psychosocial care | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

Journal article

Relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes

Man struggling to sleep (symbolic image with model)

The authors examined the relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes, including both subjective and objective sleep assessments and controlling for potential covariates [read more].
Zhu B et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1181-4

Get more on:  Diabetic complicationsType 2 diabetes

medwireNews editor's pick

Text message service helps support adults with diabetes self-care

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

View from the clinic

Managing patient expectations for glucose management via a device

Doctor having a conversation with a patient

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 [read more].

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

View from the clinic

When you need to have a conversation with your patient about starting insulin...

"Diabetes", stethoscope, and syringe

Clinical Pharmacist and Diabetes educator, Clipper Young provides his advice on supporting patients through the oftentimes difficult consultation about intensifying their diabetes therapy [read more].

Get more on:   InsulinPsychosocial care | Type 2 diabetes

Expert opinion interview

Women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future

Lori Berard / International Diabetes Federation

Editorial Board member Lori Berard addresses 2017's World Diabetes Day theme, providing her insights on the key considerations for managing diabetes in women in this interview with Medicine Matters diabetes [watch the interview 9:51].

Get more on: Pregnancy and gestational diabetes | Self-management | Cardiovascular risk and complications

medwireNews

10-04-2018 | Insulin glargine | EASD 2018 | News

Support for self-managed Gla-300 titration in type 2 diabetes

Findings from the TAKE CONTROL study suggest that self-managed titration of insulin glargine-300 may achieve better glycemic control than physician-managed titration among individuals with type 2 diabetes.

07-11-2018 | Diabetes prevention | ADA 2018 | News

Pre-NDPP sessions could boost attendance

A pilot study suggests that patients may be more diligent attenders of the US National Diabetes Prevention Program if they first attend a pre-course session focused on the program’s goals and barriers to its attendance.

05-11-2018 | Diabetes self-management | News

Younger type 2 diabetes patients have poorer self-care habits

Younger people with type 2 diabetes are less diligent than older patients when it comes to taking medications and following lifestyle advice, show data from the Australian National Diabetes Audit.

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

11-27-2018 | Insulin | Article

Insulin injection technique questionnaire: Results of an international study comparing Brazil, Latin America and World data

Calliari LE et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 85. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0389-3

11-06-2018 | Diabetes self-management | Article

Exploring how patients understand and assess their diabetes control

Gopalan A et al. BMC Endocr Disord 2018; 18: 79. doi: 10.1186/s12902-018-0309-4

10-04-2018 | Mobile technology | Review | Article

App-based insulin calculators: Current and future state

Eiland L et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 123. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1097-y

06-21-2018 | Sleep disorders | Article

Relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes

Zhu B et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1181-4

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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