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Interview: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pregnancies with Type 1 Diabetes (FREE)
By the Editors Clinical Conversations interviews Dr. Denice Feig, whose … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

REMOVAL Update: More Benefits of Metformin in T1D REMOVAL Update: More Benefits of Metformin in T1D
New REMOVAL data presented at EASD 2017 reveal effects of metformin on renal function, biomarkers, and more in patients with type 1 diabetes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Federal Workers Who Made a Difference
The federal government gets a bad rap: it is constantly described as bloated and clunky, its workers as inefficient and ineffectual. Yet by and large, the men and women who make up the federal workforce rise above the criticism, put one foot in front of the other and do their job. Rarely is the work they do acknowledged, much less praised. But for the past 16 years, the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or Sammies, have sought to change that by honoring federal employees who have an outsize impact on the country and the world. Below, the 2017 Sammie winners, chosen by the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Servic...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maya Rhodan Tags: Uncategorized Government Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Warning signs of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
DIABETES can be a difficult disease to spot but there are certain warning signs people can look out for - including thrush and excessive thirst. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swine flu may double risk for type 1 diabetes
Norwegians infected with the H1N1 influenza virus were twice as likely to develop type 1 diabetes, according to findings presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

CGM in Type 1 Diabetes in Pregnancy Cuts Adverse Neonate Outcomes CGM in Type 1 Diabetes in Pregnancy Cuts Adverse Neonate Outcomes
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes using continuous glucose monitoring had modestly lower HbA1c and a 50% reduced risk of giving birth to a large-for-gestational-age baby in the CONCEPTT study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Minidose Glucagon for Exercise-Induced Hypoglycemia in T1D Minidose Glucagon for Exercise-Induced Hypoglycemia in T1D
Minidose glucagon given just before moderate intensity exercise prevents hypoglycemia--more so than insulin reduction--in patients with type 1 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

CGMs improve outcomes for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes
Researchers have found the use of continuous glucose monitors during pregnancy led to significantly better health outcomes for type 1 diabetes mothers and baby. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy outcomes remain poor in mothers with childhood-onset T1D
According to new research presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting, pregnancy outcomes remain poor in women with type 1 diabetes, despite significant advances in obstetric and diabetes care.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes treatment: THIS new drug could be biggest development since discovery of insulin
DIABETES is a condition where blood sugar levels are elevated. Researchers have discovered a drug for type 2 could also help symptoms of type 1. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Pregnant Women with Type 1 Diabetes, Continuous Glucose Monitoring Linked to Better Outcomes (FREE)
By Joe Elia Edited by Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes is associated with better neonatal outcomes, according to a study in The Lancet. … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Improves Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS The type 2 diabetes drug dapagliflozin helps improve glycemic control when added to insulin therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to an … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Diabetes Occurrence, Costs, and Access to Care among Medicare Beneficiaries Aged 65 Years and Over (September 2017)
Using data from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS), this report presents prevalence and access to care patterns of persons with type 1 and type 2 diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 years and over. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DEPICT-1: Dapagliflozin Works in T1D With Little Ketoacidosis DEPICT-1: Dapagliflozin Works in T1D With Little Ketoacidosis
Dapagliflozin provided significant reductions in HbA1c, total daily insulin dose, and body weight in type 1 diabetes and was well tolerated, with no new safety signals, in a 24-week trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study links swine flu to increased risk for type 1 diabetes
Young people who've been infected with the H1N1 swine flu virus may be at increased risk for type 1 diabetes, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Astra's Farxiga results may open up type 1 diabetes opportunity
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's Farxiga was shown to help type-1 diabetics when added to standard insulin therapy, possibly opening up a additional market opportunity for the type-2 diabetes drug, the British drugmaker said in a statement on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Could Swine Flu Be Linked to Type 1 Diabetes?
Title: Could Swine Flu Be Linked to Type 1 Diabetes?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - September 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Drug for type 2 diabetes provides significant benefits to type 1 diabetic patients
(University at Buffalo) A majority of patients with type 1 diabetes who were treated with dapagliflozin, a type 2 diabetes medicine, had a significant decline in their blood sugar levels, according to a new study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Artificial pancreas to manage type 1 diabetes gets a trial run
A Yale-led clinical trial is testing an “artificial pancreas,” a hybrid closed-loop system of blood sugar monitoring and insulin delivery. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Could Swine Flu Be Linked to Type 1 Diabetes?
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2017 -- Young people who've been infected with the H1N1 swine flu virus may be at increased risk for type 1 diabetes, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from all the 2.28 million people aged 30 and younger in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New oral diabetes drug shows promise for type 1 patients
A Phase 3 clinical trial of the drug, sotagliflozin, show promise at helping to control glucose levels and reduce the need for insulin in type 1 diabetics. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

InTandem3: Sotagliflozin Has Benefits and Risks in Type 1 Diabetes InTandem3: Sotagliflozin Has Benefits and Risks in Type 1 Diabetes
The largest of three phase 3 studies of the novel investigational SGLT1/SGLT2 inhibitor shows that it improves glycemic control and may reduce body weight and BP but also raises some risks, including DKA.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Sotagliflozin: Another Phase III Win in T1D (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Shaping up to be first oral drug for type 1 diabetes (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research advances efforts to screen children for Type 1 diabetes
Researchers have developed a new antibody detection technology that could improve the accuracy of diagnostic tests for Type 1 diabetes in young children. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New oral diabetes drug shows promise in phase 3 trial for patients with type 1 diabetes
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study finds sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes. Principal results were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine of a global Phase 3 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes treated with sotagliflozin. Sotagliflozin has shown promise in improving glucose control without any increase in severe hypoglycemia or diabetic ketoacidosis compared to insulin alone. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CGM Benefits Type 1 Diabetes With Insulin Pumps or Shots CGM Benefits Type 1 Diabetes With Insulin Pumps or Shots
Two-year data show benefit of real-time CGM for patients with type 1 diabetes, regardless of insulin delivery mode.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Genetic Profile of Type 1 Diabetes Shifts With Age at Onset
(MedPage Today) -- Classically riskiest allele combo is less so after age 26 (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 12, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Variation in genetic risk explains which people develop type 1 diabetes in later life
Having certain genetic variants could explain why people can develop type 1 diabetes at markedly different ages, says new research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.EurekAlert! (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Could modifying gut microbes prevent or delay type 1 diabetes?
Aa new study provides evidence that environmental factors, such as microbes that inhabit our intestines, may influence the incidence of Autoimmune diseases. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Many Teens With Type 1 Diabetes Report Disordered Eating
Most also report body dissatisfaction, with females more likely to desire thinness (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery System Aces Skiing Challenge in Diabetes Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery System Aces Skiing Challenge in Diabetes
The University of Virginia's investigational"artificial pancreas" controlled blood glucose levels and minimized hypoglycemia among teenagers with type 1 diabetes during 5 days at ski camp.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New treatment on the horizon for type 1 diabetes sufferers
(Westmead Institute for Medical Research) Patients suffering from type 1 diabetes may soon have access to improved approaches to treat the disease, courtesy of new research out of Sydney's Westmead Institute for Medical Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Viral "cleanliness" ties to type-1 diabetes in groundbreaking new research... more viral diversity LOWERS risk
(Natural News) Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease in which a patient’s own immune system attacks and destroys the cells needed to produce insulin to control blood-sugar levels. Doctors often diagnose this type of diabetes in childhood or early adulthood. Though the exact cause of Type 1 diabetes is unknown, new research has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gut bacteria can alter protective effect of a gene that wards off type 1 diabetes
A guardian gene that protects against type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases exerts its effects by altering the gut microbiome, according to a study published inPNAS.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Revolutionary Glucose Monitoring Technology FreeStyle ® Libre Now Reimbursed Across Japan
- NATIONALLY REIMBURSED FOR ALL PEOPLE WITH DIABETES ON INSULIN THERAPY - MORE THAN 1 MILLION PEOPLE, BOTH TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - August 31, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Protecting the guardians
(Harvard Medical School) A guardian gene that protects against type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases exerts its pancreas-shielding effects by altering the gut microbiota.Experiments in mice born with the protective gene show that exposure to antibiotics during critical windows of development fuels risk for type 1 diabetes and leads to loss of genetic protection by altering the gut microbiota.Scientists say the findings underscore the importance of avoiding antibiotic use during late pregnancy and early infancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Help With Diabetes Care Transitions Found Wanting Help With Diabetes Care Transitions Found Wanting
A survey of pediatric practices in Quebec identified major shortcomings in helping young type 1 diabetes patients transition to adult care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Can You Have Type 1 Diabetes Without Symptoms?
Title: Can You Have Type 1 Diabetes Without Symptoms?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/29/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/29/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - August 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Coronary artery bypass surgery effective in patients with type 1 diabetes
(Karolinska Institutet) Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) is the best method of treating artherosclerotic coronary arteries in diabetes patients with multivessel disease, even in the presence of type 1 diabetes, a new study from Karolinska Institutet reports, clearing up a question in the current recommendation. The study is published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes Found to Raise Atrial Fibrillation Risk Type 1 Diabetes Found to Raise Atrial Fibrillation Risk
Women with type 1 diabetes appear particularly vulnerable to atrial fibrillation, with higher HbA1c levels and renal complications further raising the risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

IBM, JDRF partnership using machine learning methods to tackle Type 1 diabetes
IBM and JDRF, a global organization funding Type 1 diabetes research, are joining forces. The collaboration will develop machine learning methods and use them to analyze years of Type 1 research data to pinpoint the factors that can contribute to the onset of the condition in children.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 21, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Lexicon announces additional positive Phase III data for diabetes drug
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has reported additional positive data from its Phase III inTandem2 clinical trial of sotagliflozin in adult type 1 diabetes patients on a background of optimised insulin. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Under-skin transplants show promise for type 1 diabetes
Using tissue engineering, researchers show a way forward for treating type 1 diabetes by implanting insulin-producing islet cells under the skin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

The space under our skin might be an optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes
A new study, published inPNAS, demonstrated that the space under our skin may be an optimal location for the transplantation of healthy pancreatic cells, to provide insulin for blood glucose regulation.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Insulin pumps not much better than multiple injections for intensive control of type 1 diabetes
People with type 1 diabetes offered insulin pumps did not achieve better blood glucose control compared with those using multiple daily injections. Education remains important. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care
(McGill University Health Centre) Adolescence can be turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours. For young adults with a chronic illness such as type 1 diabetes, this transition phase also means they must assume an increased responsibility for their overall health. A study from the McGill University Health Centre sheds light on gaps in transition care practice in Quebec, pointing out a lack of standardized policies across pediatric diabetes centers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Papers of note in Science Translational Medicine 9 (402)
This week’s articles describe a way to prevent a major side effect of chemotherapy, paths of endocrine therapy resistance in breast cancer, and a new treatment for type 1 diabetes. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - August 15, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ferrarelli, L. K. Tags: STKE Editors ' Choice Source Type: news

Senseonics expects FDA panel to consider Eversense CGM clearance
Senseonics (NYSE:SENS) said it expects the FDA will convene a special panel as it considers the company’s implantable Eversense continuous glucose monitors. The clarity came during the company’s 2nd quarter earnings call last week, with CEO Tim Goodnow saying the company expected the federal watchdog to look to an advisory panel, similar to its actions with Dexcom‘s (NSDQ:DXCM) G5 non-adjunctive approval last year. “In the United States, our PMA application continues to be evaluated by the FDA and we are in active discussions with the agency and are responding to inquiries in earnest....
Source: Mass Device - August 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diabetes Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Senseonics newtag Source Type: news

The best place to treat type 1 diabetes might be just under your skin
(University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science& Engineering) A group of U of T Engineering researchers has demonstrated that the space under our skin might be an optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Singer RaeLynn on managing diabetes with life on road
The Love Triangle artist RaeLynn, 22, from Texas, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged 12.. She admits that she 'faltered a bit' as a teenager with its management but now leads a healthy lifestyle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news