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Expert commentaries from clinicians and researchers on clinical trials, guidelines and topical issues in diabetes care.


03-08-2019 | Psychosocial care | Video | Article

Patient engagement skills and eating disorders

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Abeni Lüken outlines the patient engagement techniques that healthcare practitioners can use to facilitate open and positive discussions about eating disorders (4:08).

03-07-2019 | Diet | Video | Article

Researcher comment: The 2-year outcomes of the DiRECT trial

Roy Taylor explains why the DiRECT intervention may benefit a surprisingly wide variety of people, and how the trial’s findings could trigger a major shift in thinking about how to tackle type 2 diabetes (6:45).

03-07-2019 | Diet | Video | Article

Clinical takeaways: The DiRECT trial

Amar Puttanna highlights the key clinical messages that have come out of the DiRECT trial (0:59).

03-06-2019 | Diet | Video | Article

Expert commentary: The 2-year DiRECT outcomes

John Wilding discusses the implications of the 2-year outcomes of the DiRECT trial, and the questions that remain unanswered (4:17).

03-01-2019 | Retinopathy | Video | Article

Diabetic retinopathy: Treatment

Ophthalmologist Philip Burgess joins Clinical Diabetologist John Wilding to discuss the treatment of sight-threatening retinopathy and maculopathy in people with diabetes (9:11).

03-01-2019 | Retinopathy | Video | Article

Diabetic retinopathy: Pathogenesis

Ophthalmologist Philip Burgess joins Clinical Diabetologist John Wilding to discuss the disease processes that lead to retinopathy in people with diabetes (9:11).

03-01-2019 | Retinopathy | Video | Article

Diabetic retinopathy: Screening

Ophthalmologist Philip Burgess joins Clinical Diabetologist John Wilding to discuss diabetic retinopathy screening and the key role that it plays in reducing vision loss among people with diabetes (10:00).

02-23-2019 | Devices and technology | ATTD 2019 | Article

Technology conference highlights from a diabetes educator

Editorial board member Lori Berard gives her take-home messages from the 2019 ATTD conference (1:42).

02-22-2019 | Continuous glucose monitoring | ATTD 2019 | Article

Researcher comment: The benefits of starting CGM immediately after diabetes diagnosis

Korey Hood discusses his research looking at the effects on patients and carers of starting continuous glucose monitoring straight after diabetes diagnosis (4:25).

02-22-2019 | Psychosocial care | ATTD 2019 | Article

Psychosocial research in diabetes: An endocrinologist’s viewpoint

Tim Jones explains why psychosocial research matters to clinicians, and discusses a randomized trial of continuous glucose monitoring from the point of diabetes diagnosis (3:11).

02-22-2019 | Psychosocial care | ATTD 2019 | Article

Expert highlights: Psychologic issues influencing device uptake in teens with diabetes

Korey Hood outlines some psychologic issues that should be addressed to optimize the uptake of diabetes technologies by adolescents (4:46).

02-21-2019 | Hypoglycemia | ATTD 2019 | Article

Expert commentary: Gauging hypoglycemia risk in routine clinical practice

Simon Heller outlines some straightforward tactics for assessing people’s risk for hypoglycemia during routine consultations (2:49).

02-21-2019 | Psychosocial care | ATTD 2019 | Article

Expert highlights: Psychology and patient-reported outcome symposia at ATTD

Kath Barnard talks about why is it important to feature psychologic research and patient-reported outcomes at a diabetes technology conference (1:44).

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

Video explainer: The DIY artificial pancreas

Engineer and endocrinologist Rayhan Lal, from Stanford University in California, USA, explains the phenomenon of DIY closed-loop insulin delivery and what to do if a patient wants to adopt it.

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).

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