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The place of hybrid closed loops in diabetes management

Like any diabetes intervention, hybrid closed loops have their strengths and limitations. Read on to learn more about the place of hybrid closed loops in diabetes management.

Understanding how hypoglycaemia impacts quality of life in people with type 1 diabetes

The burden of hypoglycaemia on people with diabetes extends beyond its clinical consequences. Read on to learn about the quality-of-life impact of hypoglycaemia and the unanswered questions that remain.

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The place of hybrid closed loops in diabetes management
September 23, 2021
Like any diabetes intervention, hybrid closed loops have their strengths and limitations. Read on to learn more about the place of hybrid closed loops in diabetes management.
Understanding how hypoglycaemia impacts quality of life in people with type 1 diabetes
September 20, 2021
The burden of hypoglycaemia on people with diabetes extends beyond its clinical consequences. Read on to learn about the quality-of-life impact of hypoglycaemia and the unanswered questions that remain.
Podcast: Impact of (i)CGM on hypoglycaemia in my clinical practice
July 8, 2021
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Dr Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard and Dr Elizabeth Seaquist discuss their experiences implementing CGM technology in clinical practice to support patients with diabetes and reduce the incidence of hypoglycaemia
Podcast: Hypoglycaemia and the heart
June 6, 2021
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Dr. Lawrence Leiter and Dr. Brian Frier discusses “Hypoglycaemia and the heart”, or how severe hypoglycaemia affects cardiovascular outcomes in people with diabetes.  References: Frier BM, Heller SR, McCrimmon RJ, Eds. Hypoglycaemia in Clinical Diabetes3rd ed. 2014 Wright & Frier, Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2008;24:353–63 Duckworth et al & VADT Investigators, N Engl J Med...
First comes knowledge
March 21, 2019
Reducing the risk of hypoglycaemia depends on having the right information—and using it.
Connecting hypoglycemia and CVD risk
January 31, 2019
Reducing the risk of hypoglycaemia is a multifaceted challenge. For starters, health providers need to understand which behaviours raise and decrease the risk, so they can communicate this information to individuals with diabetes and the people who care for them.
Pediatric Diabetes
November 30, 2018
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Children and teens are a lot of wonderful things. “Easy” is not one of them. When dealing with pediatric diabetes, clinicians should prepare for a different clinical picture, different behaviours, and different thresholds for hypoglycaemic symptoms. They should also anticipate a high level of parental stress and worry. With decades of experience treating and researching...
Dead in bed syndrome
October 30, 2018
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Dead in bed syndrome understandably strikes terror in the hearts of people with type 1 diabetes and their families. Clinicians, for their part, may find it difficult to discuss the syndrome with patients and thus avoid the topic. Fortunately, the syndrome is rare enough that the key message to patients is reassurance. In this insight...