Type 1 Diabetes Information Center Archive
Insulin pump therapy is linked to lower risks of severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis and better glycemic control than insulin injection therapy.
However, long-term type 1 diabetes is associated with hand pain, disability, and stiffness.
A 36-year-old man with type 1 diabetes presents to the emergency room with hyperglycemia and possible diabetic ketoacidosis after not taking his insulin for 3 days.
The FDA approves an "artifical pancreas" for patients over 14 years of age.
Pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes often have low levels of vitamin D.
The ADA has published the 2016 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes that outline the best practices for diabetes care and management.
Intranasal glucagon is noninferior to intramuscular glucagon in adults with type 1 diabetes.
While undergoing physical therapy after a stroke, a patient with type 1 diabetes has a hypoglycemia-related stroke.
Research shows that adding metformin to insulin therapy will not boost glycemic control in overweight teens with type 1 diabetes.
For people with type 1 diabetes, using insulin pump therapy lowers mortality from all causes.
After adjustment for age and sex, standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) were higher in type 1 and type 2 diabetes for all outcomes.
The patient, aged 69 years, had a 43-year history of type 1 diabetes and was scheduled to undergo a chest wall resection.
Clinicians should educate families about insulin omission as a weight-reduction strategy in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes.
The incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis in children in Colorado at the time of type 1 diabetes diagnosis increased by 55% from 1998 to 2012.
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, such as death, illness, divorce or birth of a new child, during childhood can triple the risk for developing type 1 diabetes later.
A patient, aged 33 years, with a history of type 1 diabetes for 10 years presented to the hospital.
Five-year survival for breast cancer patients with diabetes was 15% lower than for those without diabetes.
There was a significant deterioration in reading span and a decrease in correct responses with hypoglycemia.
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.
Many older adults with diabetes and comorbid medical problems may be over treated.
A majority of patients with diabetes are worried about experiencing hypoglycemia, with many being uncertain about how to manage the condition.
A 25-year-old woman newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes presents with insidious onset of recurrent hypoglycemia and is given a CGM device.
Standards include new recommendations for statin treatment based on individual risk profile
In 2012,the cost of prediabetes was $44 billion, while the cost of undiagnosed diabetes was $33 billion.
A patient, Ms. B., was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago.
Only 24% of college medical directors reported contacting students to make a first-time appointment.
There are currently no CVD risk-prediction algorithms in widespread use for patients with T1DM.
A type 1 diabetes patient presents to an outpatient facility agitated and slurring his words. Emergency medical help was called to assist the patient.
Except in patients aged five to 10 years, type 1 diabetes incidence rates increased with age of diagnosis of enterovirus infection.
The Grain Foods Foundation explores popular carbohydrate-related myths and assumptions patients with diabetes have likely encountered.
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.
The number of years spent living with diabetes increased by 156% in men and by 70% in women from 1986 to 2011.
Nearly $245 billion each year goes to the management of diabetes.
A patient recently diagnosed with diabetes complains of worsening malaise and fatigue as well as bilateral extremity cramps.
Afrezza can be used for the improvement of glycemic control in adult patients with diabetes mellitus.
Causes of death include fatal poisonings caused by overdoses of insulin and hypoglycemic drugs.
Higher weight loss and improvements in insulin secretion were found in patients assigned liraglutide with exercise and diet.
Only about one-third of the coronary plaque detected showed calcification.
More than 90% of American adults and children fall short of the daily recommendations for fiber intake.
Consumers becoming more involved in do-it-yourself genetic testing need primary-care clinicians to put the results into context for them.
Occurrence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes has increased overall, with white and Native American youth experiencing the highest prevalence.
The drug is indicated for improving glycemic control along with diet and exercise.
Farxiga is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Are hormonal changes to blame, or something else?
Women with type 2 diabetes and poorly controlled blood glucose, but not men, may be at elevated risk for stroke.
Drinking either caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee significantly reduces type 2 diabetes risk.
Consuming low-fat, fermented dairy products associated with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes.
Vulvar biopsy is a helpful tool that should be utilized to diagnose and to guide the management of vulvar abnormalities.
Frequent infections in obese patients lead to more frequent use of antibacterial medications in this population than in those who are not obese.
Screen asymptomatic pregnant women for gestational diabetes after 24 weeks; evidence insufficient for screening before 24 weeks.
Children with this condition develop an insatiable appetite that leads to obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and behavioral problems when not treated.
Originally used to treat lead poisoning and hypercalcemia, chelation has shown promise among individuals with heart disease and other conditions.
New guidelines include recommendations to personalize weight loss plans based on patient preference, health status.
Cow's milk protein allergy is relatively common during the first year of life. Unfortunately, the condition is easily missed or mislabeled.
Greater knowledge and willingness to discuss reproductive health observed among girls with diabetes who completed a preconception planning program.
Scientific statement reviews available options for physical activity assessment and presents a decision matrix for selecting the best method.
The most recent guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology include pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapy for hyperuricemia.
When treating an adult female patient with the chief complaint of alopecia, the clinician should pay particular attention to the pattern of hair loss.
Counseling parents on the avoidance of feeding-associated infections.
For individuals with type 1 diabetes, type A personality is associated with lower all-cause mortality.
When treating a young patient for monosymptomatic enuresis, be sure to assess the physical, emotional, and developmental maturity of the child.
The AAPA's Clinical Health Affairs Commission cites childhood immunization, post-traumatic stress disorder, obesity, celiac disease and dementia as topics to watch in 2013.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation does not reduce mortality or cardiovascular events in patients with or at high risk for diabetes.
The opening ceremony at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners meeting highlighted the challenge of treating pediatric obesity and type 2 diabetes.
The FDA has approved canagliflozin, the first sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitor, to treat type 2 diabetes.
Those who transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care before the age of 21 have 2.5-fold increased odds for poor gylcemic control.
The seeds of the fenugreek plant, which are used for medicinal purposes, contain saponins, alkaloids and other antioxidants.
Clinicians need to be prepared for the unique challenges presented by the growing number of older patients with HIV.