Type 1 Diabetes

FDA approves automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes

FDA approves automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes

The FDA approves an "artifical pancreas" for patients over 14 years of age.

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

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Pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes often have low levels of vitamin D.

Managing diabetes in primary care: 2016 recommendations from ADA

Managing diabetes in primary care: 2016 recommendations from ADA

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The ADA has published the 2016 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes that outline the best practices for diabetes care and management.

Intranasal glucagon effectively treats type 1 diabetes

Intranasal glucagon effectively treats type 1 diabetes

Intranasal glucagon is noninferior to intramuscular glucagon in adults with type 1 diabetes.

Avoiding hypoglycemia in a hospitalized patient with diabetes and increased physical activity

Avoiding hypoglycemia in a hospitalized patient with diabetes and increased physical activity

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While undergoing physical therapy after a stroke, a patient with type 1 diabetes has a hypoglycemia-related stroke.

Metformin does not improve glycemic control in overweight teens with type 1 diabetes

Metformin does not improve glycemic control in overweight teens with type 1 diabetes

Research shows that adding metformin to insulin therapy will not boost glycemic control in overweight teens with type 1 diabetes.

Insulin pump use reduces mortality in type 1 diabetes

Insulin pump use reduces mortality in type 1 diabetes

For people with type 1 diabetes, using insulin pump therapy lowers mortality from all causes.

Diabetes may increase infection-related mortality risk

Diabetes may increase infection-related mortality risk

After adjustment for age and sex, standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) were higher in type 1 and type 2 diabetes for all outcomes.

When type 1 diabetes complicates surgery

When type 1 diabetes complicates surgery

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The patient, aged 69 years, had a 43-year history of type 1 diabetes and was scheduled to undergo a chest wall resection.

Recognizing disordered eating in teen girls with type 1 diabetes

Recognizing disordered eating in teen girls with type 1 diabetes

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Clinicians should educate families about insulin omission as a weight-reduction strategy in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes.

Pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis incidence may be on the rise

Pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis incidence may be on the rise

The incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis in children in Colorado at the time of type 1 diabetes diagnosis increased by 55% from 1998 to 2012.

Eating disorders common in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes

Eating disorders common in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes

By age 25 years, cumulative probability of onset of eating disorder is 60% among young women with type 1 diabetes, according to the data.

Serious life events may increase type 1 diabetes risk in kids

Serious life events may increase type 1 diabetes risk in kids

Serious life events, such as death, illness, divorce or birth of a new child, during childhood can triple the risk for developing type 1 diabetes later.

Inpatient management of pregnancy and type 1 diabetes

Inpatient management of pregnancy and type 1 diabetes

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A patient, aged 33 years, with a history of type 1 diabetes for 10 years presented to the hospital.

Diabetes may worsen breast cancer diagnosis

Diabetes may worsen breast cancer diagnosis

Five-year survival for breast cancer patients with diabetes was 15% lower than for those without diabetes.

Hypogylcemia linked to deteriorated language processing

Hypogylcemia linked to deteriorated language processing

There was a significant deterioration in reading span and a decrease in correct responses with hypoglycemia.

Type 1 diabetes increases psychiatric risk in children

Type 1 diabetes increases psychiatric risk in children

Within six months after the onset of diabetes, the risk of psychiatric morbidity increased three-fold in children with type 1 diabetes compared with the general population.

Treating older adults with diabetes

Treating older adults with diabetes

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Many older adults with diabetes and comorbid medical problems may be over treated.

Patients lack proper hypoglycemia management, prevention knowledge

Patients lack proper hypoglycemia management, prevention knowledge

A majority of patients with diabetes are worried about experiencing hypoglycemia, with many being uncertain about how to manage the condition.

Using continuous blood glucose monitoring for type 1 diabetes management

Using continuous blood glucose monitoring for type 1 diabetes management

A 25-year-old woman newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes presents with insidious onset of recurrent hypoglycemia and is given a CGM device.

New standards of care for diabetes released

New standards of care for diabetes released

Standards include new recommendations for statin treatment based on individual risk profile

Diabetes costs United States $322B annually

Diabetes costs United States $322B annually

In 2012,the cost of prediabetes was $44 billion, while the cost of undiagnosed diabetes was $33 billion.

Elevated blood glucose, weight loss in patient with type 1 diabetes

Elevated blood glucose, weight loss in patient with type 1 diabetes

A patient, Ms. B., was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago.

Many colleges lack resources to care for students with chronic health conditions

Many colleges lack resources to care for students with chronic health conditions

Only 24% of college medical directors reported contacting students to make a first-time appointment.

Experts call for better cardiovascular disease management in patients with diabetes

Experts call for better cardiovascular disease management in patients with diabetes

There are currently no CVD risk-prediction algorithms in widespread use for patients with T1DM.

Hypoglycemia in an ambulatory-care setting

Hypoglycemia in an ambulatory-care setting

A type 1 diabetes patient presents to an outpatient facility agitated and slurring his words. Emergency medical help was called to assist the patient.

Enterovirus infection ups type 1 diabetes risk in kids

Enterovirus infection ups type 1 diabetes risk in kids

Except in patients aged five to 10 years, type 1 diabetes incidence rates increased with age of diagnosis of enterovirus infection.

Debunking diabetes nutrition, carbohydrate myths

Debunking diabetes nutrition, carbohydrate myths

The Grain Foods Foundation explores popular carbohydrate-related myths and assumptions patients with diabetes have likely encountered.

New blood test may aid type1 diabetes diagnosis

New blood test may aid type1 diabetes diagnosis

The Zinc Transporter 8 Autoantibody (ZnT8Ab, Kronus) ELISA Assay detects the presence of an autoantibody that distinguishes type 1 diabetes from other forms of the disease in some patients.

People with diabetes now live with disease longer

People with diabetes now live with disease longer

The number of years spent living with diabetes increased by 156% in men and by 70% in women from 1986 to 2011.

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