Tag: diabetes mellitus type i

Pay Attention for Signs of Atypical Diabetes

It’s important to be alert for signs that a person with diabetes might be among the minority, of around 5%, who have an atypical type,...

Task Force Affirms Routine Gestational Diabetes Testing

Asymptomatic pregnant women with no previous diagnosis of type 1 or 2 diabetes should be screened for gestational diabetes at 24 weeks’ gestation or later,...

A Centuries Old ‘Superfood’ as Diabetes Treatment

If asked to think of a camel, many will invariably call up the emblematic image of a humped animal crossing the horizon in a blazing...

Artificial Pancreas Tried in Type 2 Diabetes Patients on Dialysis

A fully closed-loop artificial pancreas system improved glucose control and reduced hypoglycemia compared with standard insulin therapy in adult outpatients with type 2 diabetes requiring...

Warning on Risk of Serious Infections in Those With Diabetes

People with diabetes are at increased risk of hospitalization for infection, as well as infection-related mortality, shows a large US study that suggests the risk...

Medicare Struggles to Expand Diabetes Prevention Program

Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, partly because his size embarrassed his wife but even...

FDA Rejects Teplizumab for Type 1 Diabetes Delay

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declined to approve the anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody teplizumab (Tzield, Provention Bio) for the delay of type 1...

Insulin-Pramlintide Combo Improves Type 1 Diabetes Control

A novel investigational coformulation of prandial insulin and pramlintide improves blood glucose control and reduces body weight in people with type 1 diabetes, early research...

Bring Type 1 Diabetes in Adults Out of the Shadows

A new draft consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) addresses diagnosis and management...

Walmart to Sell Cheaper Insulin; Advocates Say It’s Still Expensive

The retail giant Walmart has launched its first private brand of analog insulin in the United States called ReliOn Novolog (insulin aspart). The new product...

Diabetes and Sleep Disturbances Can Be a Lethal Combination

Dr Kristen L. Knutson A single, simple question about sleep habits asked to people with diabetes in the UK Biobank database identified a subgroup with...

Omnipod 5 ‘Artificial Pancreas’ Shows Benefit in Type 1 Diabetes

Insulet’s investigational Omnipod 5 automated insulin delivery system improves glycemic control in people with type 1 diabetes as young as 2 years of age, new...

‘Staggering’ Doubling of Type 2 Diabetes in Kids During Pandemic

The incidence of type 2 diabetes in children appears to have doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, data from two new US studies suggest, with the...

Waist Circumference Predicts Risk of Fatty Liver in Type 1 Diabetes

It follows that, as the prevalence of obesity among people with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) increases, so would the incidence of nonalcoholic fatty liver...

First AACE Guidelines on Diabetes Technology

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) has issued its first-ever official guidelines addressing the use of advanced technologies in the management of people with...

Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19 in US Fared Well

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The majority of children with type 1 diabetes who tested positive...

Older, Sicker Diabetes Patients Have Worse COVID-19 Prognosis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A large meta-analysis of patients with COVID-19 and diabetes “provides the...

Wearable Continuous Ketone Monitoring Appears Feasible

Continuous measurement of ketone levels with a wearable device is feasible, new research suggests. A small sensing device worn on the upper arm, similar to...

Type 1 Diabetes and Transgender Identity: Is There a Link?

The prevalence of type 1 diabetes among transgender and gender diverse patients is higher than in the general population, research suggests. This has been reported...

First Cybersecurity Chief of Medical Devices Takes the Reins

Kevin Fu, PhD, a pioneer in medical device cybersecurity, joined the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this year as expert-in-residence and acting director...

UK Launch for Most Advanced ‘Artificial Pancreas’, MiniMed 780G

The MiniMed 780G system (Medtronic) advanced hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system aimed at simplifying the management of type 1 diabetes is now available in the UK...

Endocrine Society Call for Action to Reduce Insulin Costs in US

The Endocrine Society has issued a new position statement calling on all stakeholders, including clinicians, to play a role in reducing the cost of insulin...

Hospitalization Risk Four Times Higher in Blacks With T1D, COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Among people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who contract COVID-19, Black...

Type 1 Diabetes Screen Costing $55 Is Launched in US

A new initiative launched by the diabetes charity JDRF aims to broaden screening for type 1 diabetes risk for the general population of the United...

Early Insulin Pump Use Tied to Better Outcomes in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

(Reuters Health) – Children with type 1 diabetes who initiate insulin pump use within six months of diagnosis have better outcomes than those who delay...