Tag: diabetic ketoacidosis

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...

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...

What’s the Best Second-Line Drug Class for Type 2 Diabetes?

Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors to treat type 2 diabetes appear to confer greater cardiovascular benefit than glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists among older adults...

Further Warning on SGLT2 Inhibitor Use and DKA Risk in COVID-19

Use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors during acute COVID-19 illness raises the risk for euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis (euDKA), a new case series suggests. Five...

Research Shows Why COVID Pneumonia Is More Deadly

TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Diabetics who’ve contracted COVID-19 should suspend their use of a class of common diabetes drugs known as sodium-glucose...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New Study of Diabetes Drug for COVID-19 Raises Eyebrows

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 30, 2020 — A just-launched study of the type 2 diabetes agent dapagliflozin (Farxiga, AstraZeneca) in patients with mild-moderate...

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...