Tag: type 1 diabetes

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...

Potential Blood Sugar Test Uses Sweat, Not Blood

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new quick and painless sensor that measures blood sugar in human sweat...

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...

Experimental Drug May Fight Type 1 Diabetes

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Just two weeks of treatment with an experimental drug can delay the onset...

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...

Golimumab Preserves Insulin Production in Type 1 Diabetes

The human monoclonal antibody golimumab (Symponi) preserved endogenous insulin secretion in patients with new-onset type 1 diabetes and reduced their exogenous insulin requirements at 1...

First Dietary Guidelines for Americans From Birth to 24 Months

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health & Human Services aim to release new dietary guidelines by the end of 2020. For the...

Lancet Panel Calls for Urgent Global Action to Combat Diabetes

A panel convened by The Lancet has published a comprehensive report calling for major initiatives to improve diabetes prevention and care around the world.  ...