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Insulin pump failure in children with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated failure of insulin pumps in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It was determined that insulin pumps failed at a rate of 4.5% per year in these patients. Some background A traditional insulin pump is a small device that continuously delivers insulin, without the need for multiple daily injections....

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Effects of diet on the risk of retinopathy

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the role of diet in diabetic retinopathy (DR). It was determined that fiber, oily fish, a Mediterranean diet, and reduced caloric intake were associated with a lower risk of DR. Some background DR is a common complication of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). In DR blood vessels in the retina (part...

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Are people with diabetes more likely to have a respiratory disease?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the association of diabetes with respiratory diseases (RDs, breathing problems). It was determined that people with diabetes, especially type 1 diabetes (T1D), were more likely to have an RD. Some background Both T1D and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are associated with changes in the lungs that might make a person more...

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Do different meals affect glucose levels in people using an artificial pancreas?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effects of adding protein and/or fat to a meal with a standard amount of carbohydrates, in adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) using an artificial pancreas (AP). It was determined adding protein and/or fat did not affect glucose levels over time, but did influence the timing of spikes in glucose levels, and...

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Diabetes Burnout

Diabetes Burnout

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 3 comments

“I just don’t think about my diabetes. It’s too complicated and I’m too busy.” “I’ve given up on carb counting and just eat whatever.” “If my blood sugar is out of range, I just don’t care.” “Family and friends don’t support me. ” “I feel hopeless.” If these...

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How effective and safe are SGLT2 inhibitors combined with insulin for type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on May 19, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of adding SGLT2 inhibitors to insulin in type 1 diabetes (T1D). The authors concluded that add-on SGLT-2 inhibitor therapy may be helpful for T1D, but should be carefully considered due to potential side effects. Some background The goal of T1D management is to reach and maintain...

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Does intensive blood pressure control provide beneficial outcomes for patients with diabetes?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether a systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 120 mm Hg or less is beneficial for patients with diabetes, and determined their outcomes. This study concluded that this intensive blood pressure control improves cardiovascular outcomes in those with diabetes. Some background Proper management of blood pressure (BP) in...

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Is there a relationship between high HbA1C levels and delayed gastric emptying?

Posted by on Dec 2, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether or not there was a relationship between high HbA1c levels (average blood glucose over 3 months) and delayed gastric emptying. The authors concluded that those with higher HbA1c levels were more likely to experience delayed gastric emptying. Some background Gastroparesis is condition where the stomach...

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