Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Potentially reversible diabetes conditions include prediabetes and gestational diabetes. Prediabetes occurs when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. And prediabetes is often the precursor of diabetes unless appropriate measures are taken to prevent progression. Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy but may resolve after the baby is delivered.
NYC-Based Study Improves A1c Levels in Poverty Areas With High Diabetes PrevalenceJune 19th 2020
In response to the study, the NYC Department of Health is pursuing large-scale implementation of this approach, targeting diabetes hot spots across the city through public health messaging, mailed print materials, and Care Calls.
Study Gauges Attitudes Toward Glucagon Delivery Devices for Rescue Treatment of Severe HypoglycemiaJune 15th 2020
A study presented during the American Diabetes Association 80th Scientific Sessions focused on assessing preference and attitudes from patients with diabetes, their caregivers, and acquaintances.
Technology-Enhanced Insulin Education by Pharmacists Prior to Hospital Discharge Boosts Patient ConfidenceJune 13th 2020
A poster presented at ADA’s 80th Scientific Sessions examines the effects of interactive pharmacist insulin teaching for patients with diabetes prior to hospital discharge.