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Asthma Medication Shown to Slow Early Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy in Mice

Researchers recently published promising results from a mouse study on the use of an asthma drug to inhibit the early stages of retinopathy.

excom Announces Plans For Limited G7 CGM Rollout in Late 2020

Dexcom officials shared this news and more details about its pipeline of diabetes technology in a recent earnings call.

Health Care Providers Tout Benefits of CGM Use at AADE Meeting

Presenters, including members of the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative, discussed ways to raise awareness of the upside of CGM use among the patient population.

An Overview of CGMs, with Certified Diabetes Educator Michael-John L. Smith

An overview of this important blood sugar management technology, provided by Michael-John L. Smith, RN, BSN, CCDTC, the Clinical Leader at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Type 1 Diabetes Study Participants Often Mention Lost Sleep, Diabetes Distress

The research, conducted by T1D Exchange Patient-Centered Research, points to the need for greater psychological and emotional support for people with type 1 diabetes.

Connection Suggested Between How Quickly People with Type 1 Diabetes Treat High Blood Sugars and Their Anxiety Levels

The study is part of a growing body of research pointing to the need for emotional and psychological support in blood sugar management.

Read About T1D Exchange Studies Featured at the 2019 AADE Meeting

Here are four articles about five studies presented at the annual conference on everything from fear of hypoglycemia to lost sleep from blood sugar management.

Nearly 30 Percent of Teens with Type 1 Diabetes Had Symptoms of Depression: Study

The large study of over 1,400 teens with type 1 diabetes also provides evidence suggesting a strong connection between depressive symptoms and problems in blood sugar management.

Some Health Plans With High Deductible Health Plans Will Now Cover Insulin Before Deductible is Met

Qualifying plans which offer the option of health savings accounts can provide pre-deductible coverage for some care for chronic conditions like diabetes, according to a new rule issued by the U.S. Treasury Department.

Medica rolls out the program for many of its Minnesota-based customers. It joins Cigna in offering this option in its insurance plans.