Type 1 Diabetes

Poor Glycemic Control Associated With Higher Risk for Dementia in Older Adults With T1D

Poor Glycemic Control Associated With Higher Risk for Dementia in Older Adults With T1D

Repeated exposure to high levels of HbA1c was associated with increased risk for dementia in a cohort of patients age ≥50 with type 1 diabetes.

WHO Issues Guidelines for Managing Diabetes in Low-Resource Settings

WHO Issues Guidelines for Managing Diabetes in Low-Resource Settings

WHO has developed guidelines for selecting therapy for treatment intensification in type 2 diabetes and on the use of insulin in type 1 and 2 diabetes in resource-poor settings.

T1D, Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Infection Development

T1D, Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Infection Development

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Researchers found that patients with T1DM and poor glycemic control were more frequently diagnosed with infections.

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1D

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1D

Excess risk differed by up to 5 times across different diagnosis age groups.

PedsQL 3.2 Diabetes Modules Display Excellent Measurement Ability

PedsQL 3.2 Diabetes Modules Display Excellent Measurement Ability

The PedsQL 3.2 can assist in identify new and existing therapeutic interventions for individuals with different diabetes-specific health-related quality of life profiles.

ADA Releases Updated Guidelines for Managing Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes

ADA Releases Updated Guidelines for Managing Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes

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It is critical for us to remember that children are not little adults. Pediatric-onset diabetes is different from adult-onset diabetes due to its distinct epidemiology, pathophysiology, developmental considerations, and response to therapy.

FDA Approves FreeStyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System

FDA Approves FreeStyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System

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The new Flash Glucose Monitoring System enables patients to wear the sensor for up to 14 days compared with the existing FreeStyle Libre System that was approved for 10-day wear.

Safety and Performance of Omnipod HCL for Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Safety and Performance of Omnipod HCL for Children With Type 1 Diabetes

In children with type 1 diabetes, the Omnipod hybrid closed-loop personal model system was safe and performed well.

BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

Systemic shift in glucose metabolism from oxidative phosphorylation to aerobic glycolysis.

Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Cognitive Decline

Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Cognitive Decline

Deficits similar for long-term type 1 diabetes and age-matched patients with type 2 diabetes

US Nursing Home Costs Due to Diabetes Vary Greatly by State

US Nursing Home Costs Due to Diabetes Vary Greatly by State

Per-person diabetes-attributable costs ranged from 374 in New Mexico to 1,610 in Washington, D.C.

Improved glycemic control in type 1 diabetics on very low-carbohydrate diets

A survey of individuals with type 1 diabetes mellitus consuming a very low-carbohydrate diet indicated that many study participants were able to maintain glycemic control within national ideal glycemic target ranges.

Artificial Pancreas Systems Safe, Effective in Type 1 Diabetes

Artificial Pancreas Systems Safe, Effective in Type 1 Diabetes

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Artificial pancreas treatments are safe and effective for managing type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States: CDC report

Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States: CDC report

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The CDC conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults in 2016 by primary type.

Oral insulin does not prevent type 1 diabetes in relatives of patients

Oral insulin does not prevent type 1 diabetes in relatives of patients

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Oral insulin usage does not prevent the development of type 1 diabetes in relatives of patients.

Insulin pump linked to better glycemic control in young patients with type 1 diabetes

Insulin pump linked to better glycemic control in young patients with type 1 diabetes

Insulin pump therapy is linked to lower risks of severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis and better glycemic control than insulin injection therapy.

Long-term type 1 diabetes not associated with hand osteoarthritis

Long-term type 1 diabetes not associated with hand osteoarthritis

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However, long-term type 1 diabetes is associated with hand pain, disability, and stiffness.

Case Study: Hyperglycemia, concern for diabetic ketoacidosis, and type 1 diabetes

Case Study: Hyperglycemia, concern for diabetic ketoacidosis, and type 1 diabetes

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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.

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.

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