• Life Expectancy Reduced With Early Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

    7 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before the age of 10 have a substantially reduced life expectancy and dramatically increased risk of cardiovascular disease, say European scientists.
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  • New ADA position statement stresses differences between pediatric, adult management of type 1 diabetes

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Desmond Schatz
    Type 1 diabetes management for children and adolescents must not be extrapolated from adult diabetes care, and providers should consider a child's evolving developmental stages in creating an adaptive care plan to best suit his or her changing needs, according to a position statement released today by the American Diabetes Association.
    “There have been tremendous strides in the management of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and tremendous technology advances as we push toward the holy grail of a true artificial pancreas,” Desmond Schatz, MD, an
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