ADA Scientific Sessions

NYC-Based Study Improves A1c Levels in Poverty Areas With High Diabetes Prevalence

June 19, 2020

ByGabrielle Ientile, Assistant Editor

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.

Addressing Diabetes Management Disparities in Minority Children

June 18, 2020

ByGabrielle Ientile, Assistant Editor

“We know that if we don’t address these potential difficulties before they occur, the burden to families can be devastating and the health care costs are tremendous.”

ADA2020: A Look at Digital Diabetes Self-Management Support Programs

June 18, 2020

ByJared Berberabe

A study presented at the American Diabetes Association 80th Annual Scientific Sessions examined the impact of digital Diabetes Self-Management Support systems.

Study Gauges Attitudes Toward Glucagon Delivery Devices for Rescue Treatment of Severe Hypoglycemia

June 15, 2020

ByJared Berberabe

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.

ADA 2020: FreeStyle Libre System Use Decreases Diabetic Ketoacidosis Rates

June 13, 2020

ByJennifer Barrett

New findings from a study presented at the ADA’s 80th Scientific Sessions showed a dramatic drop in diabetic ketoacidosis hospitalizations in patients who used the FreeStyle Libre system

Technology-Enhanced Insulin Education by Pharmacists Prior to Hospital Discharge Boosts Patient Confidence

June 13, 2020

ByJennifer Barrett

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.

Telehealth Program Enhances Engagement, Glycemic Control in Rural Patients With Diabetes

June 13, 2020

ByDrug Topics staff

Presented during ADA’s 80th Scientific Sessions, results from an analysis of a 6-month telehealth intervention showed sustained improvements in glycemic control in patients with diabetes.

ADA 2020: Pharmacists Can Improve Diabetes Outcomes in Rural Settings

June 12, 2020

ByGabrielle Ientile, Assistant Editor

An analysis focused on patients with type 2 diabetes in rural regions, where accessibility to physicians is often limited.