New Consensus Report from the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes Calls for Paradigm Shift to Patient-Centered Care for Type 2 Diabetes

Recommendations are detailed in new roadmaps (algorithms) outlining therapies and medications to help achieve optimal diabetes control and improved quality of life The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) have jointly produced and presented today at the EASD’s Annual Meeting in Berlin a new guidance document Management...

CLARIFICATION: BCG Vaccine May Lead to Long-Term Improvement in Blood Sugar Levels in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes, Study Shows

[CLARIFICATION: The results of this study were based on a small sample of patients who continued insulin treatment, and further research is needed. A previous version of this article seemed to imply that the BCG vaccine alone restored normal blood sugar levels. That is not the case; we regret the error.] Long-term follow-up of participants...

Listen to Episode 4 of the Endocrine News Podcast

Episode 4 of the Endocrine News Podcast has arrived, in which Angela Magdaleno, DO, of the Lehigh Valley Health Network, discusses preconception counseling for women with diabetes. Listen here: And check out the links below for further reading: — ENDO 2018 abstract: Preconception Counseling: Frequently Forgotten by Primary Care Providers due to Multiple Barriers...

Girl Power!

IMG_6757 Virginia tween Claire Engler joins the #WeAreNotWaiting movement with a do-it-yourself artificial pancreas that not only scored her a big prize at her middle school’s science fair, but it has also greatly improved her glycemic control. Claire Engler has had type 1 diabetes for a decade — but for the past six months, her glucose...

Whisk’s AI-Powered Culinary Coach Named as Winner of Ascensia Diabetes Challenge

During the American Diabetes Association’s 78th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida, Ascensia Diabetes Care revealed that UK-based Whisk was selected as the winner of the Ascensia Diabetes Challenge, a global innovation competition that set out to find digital solutions to support type 2 diabetes management. Whisk’s winning innovation is a Culinary Coach that uses artificial...

South Asian Immigrants Exposed to Pesticides Have Increased Risk of Diabetes

South Asian immigrants exposed to higher levels of organochlorine (OC) pesticides also are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, meaning there could be a positive association between these pesticides and incidence of diabetes, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. Researchers led by Martyn T. Smith, PhD, of...

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