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Open Access Diabetes Therapy Expert Opinion

Fixed-ratio combinations for glycemic control

How might fixed-ratio combinations of basal insulins and GLP-1 receptor agonists be used to optimize treatment of type 2 diabetes? Find out more in this expert opinion paper.

Editor's Choice

Hyperglycemic crises in adults with diabetes: a consensus report

Open Access Hyperglycemia Review

Update on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of DKA and HHS in adults with diabetes, with recommendations for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Diabetes technology in the hospital

Diabetes Review

The use of diabetes technology in the inpatient setting is still limited, but integrating smarter glucose monitoring and insulin delivery devices into this environment could reduce diabetes-related morbidity and mortality.

Measuring ketone bodies

Measurement of ketones is encouraged to aid the diagnosis and assessment of diabetic ketoacidosis, but which method should be used: urine analysis, blood testing, or measurement of breath acetone?

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Insulins Clinical Trial Summary

At a glance: The ONWARDS insulin icodec trials

A round-up of the ONWARDS phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the novel weekly insulin icodec in people with diabetes.

Developed by: Springer Medicine

Using CGM to optimize type 2 diabetes management with non-intensive insulin treatment in primary care

With the growing importance of primary care in diabetes, this podcast discusses the evidence on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) use, the role of primary healthcare, and practical tips for interpreting the ambulatory glucose profile (AGP) report. 

Supported by: Abbott Diabetes Care

Prof. Samuel Seidu
Developed by: Adis

Case Studies

Managing exogenous insulin antibody syndrome

Open Access Type 1 Diabetes Case Study

EIAS can cause hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, and ketoacidosis in people with diabetes. This case in an older adult with type 1 diabetes shows how EIAS can be managed in an outpatient setting.

Insulinoma misidentified as schizophrenia

Insulinoma Case Study

Intermittently scanning CGM detected hypoglycemia in a woman previously diagnosed with schizophrenia and treated with antipsychotic medication. Insulinoma was diagnosed and resected, resolving her neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Chronic abdominal pain and constipation diagnosed as glycogen storage disease type IX

Open Access Metabolic Disease and Nutrition Case Study

A diagnosis of glycogen storage disease type IX is easy to overlook, but it should be considered in children presenting with unexplained hepatomegaly and elevated transaminase levels. Genetic analysis is vital for accurate diagnosis.

Webinar | 08-11-2023 | 18:00 (CET)

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on diet and diabetes

An expert-led symposium exploring the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes through dietary interventions. Highlights include discussion of the recent EASD guidelines, therapeutic diets, food types and processing, plus psychological factors that influence patient success, and the drivers of healthy eating and diabetes control.

Prof. Mike Lean
Prof. Falko Sniehotta
Developed by: Springer Medicine

Current Reviews

Safety and Psychological Outcomes of Tandem t:Slim X2 Insulin Pump with Control-IQ Technology in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: A Systematic Review

Open Access Type 1 Diabetes Review

The Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump is a second-generation automated insulin delivery system with Control-IQ technology. It consists of an X2 insulin pump, an integrated Dexcom sensor, and an embedded ‘Control-IQ’ algorithm, which predicts glucose …

Use of diabetes technology in children

Open Access Type 1 Diabetes Review

Children with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers face numerous challenges navigating the unpredictability of this complex disease. Although the burden of managing diabetes remains significant, new technology has eased some of the load and …

Technology in the management of diabetes in hospitalised adults

Open Access Insulins Review

Suboptimal glycaemic management in hospitals has been associated with adverse clinical outcomes and increased financial costs to healthcare systems. Despite the availability of guidelines for inpatient glycaemic management, implementation remains …

The use of technology in type 2 diabetes and prediabetes: a narrative review

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Review

The increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes, which represents 90% of diabetes cases globally, is a major public health concern. Improved glucose management reduces the risk of vascular complications and mortality; however, only a small proportion …

CME & eLearning

Webcast | Videos (Link opens in a new window)

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Discussion-based webcast addressing the causes of clinical inertia in type 2 diabetes.

Supported by:
  • Lilly
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Digital Treatment Map (Link opens in a new window)

Practical, expert-led digital map designed to guide treatment of type 2 diabetes with GLP‑1RAs.

This program is not available to users in the UK and US.

Supported by:
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Further Reading

Evaluation of Cardiovascular Risk in People with Type 1 Diabetes: A Comprehensive and Specific Proposed Practical Approach

Open Access Type 1 Diabetes Practical Approach

People living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), and it is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in this population. CVD risk increases with each uncontrolled risk factor, even in individuals …

Exploring the thalamus L-sign: initial findings and associations with white matter injury in premature infants

Open Access Magnetic Resonance Imaging Original Article

The thalamus L-sign, characterized as an injury limited to the posterior and lateral margins of the thalamus, has recently emerged as a potential marker of partial, prolonged hypoxic-ischemic injury (HII) in term neonates, primarily when involving …

Contribution of methamphetamine and insulin to the death of a woman suffering from type I diabetes – which played the greater role?

Open Access Insulins From the Courtroom

This report presents a fatal case of a young female Type I diabetic patient who developed convulsions and loss of consciousness after taking methamphetamine and spending some time in a dance club. During the convulsions, she was given sugar and …

Plasma oxytocin levels in response to glucagon in patients with arginine vasopressin deficiency (central diabetes insipidus) and healthy controls

Open Access Central Diabetes Insipidus Original Article

Oxytocin (OT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) are neuropeptides that are synthesised in the same hypothalamic paraventricular and supraoptic nuclei and released into circulation from the posterior pituitary [ 1 ]. OT is, among others, involved in …

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