Tag: diabetes mellitus type i

US FDA Advises Against Dispensing Single Insulin Pens

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising clinicians to dispense insulin pens in their original sealed cartons to a single diabetes patient.  FDA...

Substance in Tears Could Be Used for Diabetes Monitoring

Dr Masakazu Aihara Measuring glycated albumin (glycoalbumin, GA) in tears could be a future way for those with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels...

Ketoacidosis in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Worse Memory, IQ

Children who had a single episode of moderate/severe diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and were newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes had a subtle decline in a...

Dexcom G6 Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Cost-Effective in UK

Wider use of the Dexcom G6 real-time continuous glucose monitoring (RT-CGM) system in the United Kingdom would be cost-effective in the long term, new research...

Emerging Data on Diabetes and COVID-19 Reassuring

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Most people with type 1 diabetes do not appear to be...

Novel Dual-Hormone ‘Artificial Pancreas’ Is Promising

A novel investigational fully automated “artificial pancreas” system that combines rapid-acting insulin aspart (Fiasp, Novo Nordisk) and pramlintide (Symlin, AstraZeneca) performed similarly to a Fiasp-alone...

Insulin Copay Caps Fall Short

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After losing her health insurance earlier this year, D.j. Mattern, who...

British Protocol Allows Insulin-Treated Pilots to Fly Safely

A protocol developed in the UK that allows commercial pilots with insulin-treated diabetes to fly airplanes has resulted in precise glycemic control during flight and...

Nine US States Cap Insulin Cost, but Activists Will ‘Fight Harder’

Nine US states have passed laws aimed at making insulin more affordable — and more than 30 are considering such legislation — but they all...

Guidance Covers Glycemia in Dexamethasone-Treated COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New guidance from the UK National Diabetes COVID-19 Response Group addresses...

Diabetic Amputations Soared Amid Italian Pandemic Lockdown

Italian patients with diabetic foot ulceration (DFUs) suffered mightily during the height of the coronavirus pandemic in that country, according to a newly published study....

COVID-19 Taking Financial Toll on People in US With Diabetes

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a particularly severe financial toll on...

Cleaner Data Confirm COVID-19 Link to Diabetes, Hypertension

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Further refinement of data from patients hospitalized worldwide for COVID-19 disease...

Endocrine Hospitalist-Led Service Improves Diabetes Care

Dr Mihail Zilbermint Mihail (“Misha”) Zilbermint, MD, is an unusual medical provider in an atypical practice setting: he’s a full-time endocrine hospitalist who heads an...

Big Pharma Sues to Block Minnesota Insulin Affordability Law

The US drug industry trade association PhRMA is suing the state of Minnesota in an attempt to overturn a law that requires insulin makers to...

‘The Story Unfolding Is Worrisome’ for Diabetes and COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The American Diabetes Association has dedicated a whole section of its...

Deep Dive Quantifies Risk of COVID-19 Death in Both Diabetes Types

The risk of death from COVID-19 is significantly increased in people with both main types of diabetes, although this is strongly influenced by age, as...

How 7 Clinicians Prep for a Day on the Front Lines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. On even the best of days, clinicians have to make difficult...

The Links Between COVID-19 and Diabetes, Known and Unknown

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 07, 2020 — The story of COVID-19 and the science behind the pandemic is evolving...

More Guidance on Inpatient Management of Blood Glucose in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. New guidance is available for managing inpatient hyperglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis...

Be Vigilant for Signs of Diabetes During COVID-19 Lockdown

Nevertheless, he says it will be important to systematically gather findings on this issue and examine the impact of COVID-19 on new diagnoses of type...

Known Mechanisms and a ‘New Beast’?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 14, 2020 — Diabetes may be an independent risk factor for rapid progression and poor...

Diabetes Patients Struggle to Find Rubbing Alcohol Amid COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. While the masses hunt for toilet paper, Caroline Gregory and other...

Top 10 Tips for Diabetes Telehealth Prophetic in Face of COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 —  The era of diabetes telemedicine has arrived. In the midst of...

Diabetes, Lung, and Heart Disease Common in U.S. Coronavirus Patients

(Reuters) – Diabetes, heart disease and long-term lung problems are the most common underlying conditions among Americans hospitalized with the illness caused by the new...