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Most diabetes apps miss opportunities to improve care and health outcomes by not providing real-time decision support or situation-specific education on blood glucose self-management

Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions

Most apps do not trigger alert escalation with consecutive low or high blood glucose values
Gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with incident diabetes in offspring throughout childhood and adolescence

Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring

Risk for developing pediatric diabetes increased in offspring from birth through age 22 years
Early intervention for patients with diabetes in the hospital decreases hyperglycemia and hospital-acquired infections

Early Hospital Intervention for Diabetes Improves Outcomes

Early identification and management decreases hyperglycemia, hospital-acquired infections

March 2019 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for March 2019. This roundup includes...
Women at risk for gestational diabetes mellitus who are not screened or diagnosed are more likely to experience stillbirth than women who undergo screening

Undiagnosed Gestational Diabetes Ups Risk for Stillbirth

Women at risk for GDM who are screened, those diagnosed with GDM not at increased risk
Recommendations have been developed for the management of diabetes in older adults; the clinical practice guideline was published online March 23 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism to coincide with the annual meeting of The Endocrine Society

ENDO: Guidance Provided for Managing Diabetes in Seniors

Simplified med regimens, tailored glycemic targets recommended for those with cognitive impairment
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is underestimated and normal glucose tolerance is overestimated using hemoglobin A1c criteria

ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria

A1c misclassified 73.07 percent of diabetes mellitus cases defined by oral glucose tolerance test
Economic incentives for healthier foods through Medicare and Medicaid could generate substantial health gains and be highly cost-effective

Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid

Coverage for healthy food could improve health, reduce costs, and pay for itself after five years
Adherence to timing and dosing of insulin injections can be objectively measured using Bluetooth-enabled pen caps

Bluetooth Technology Enables Insulin Adherence Monitoring

Bluetooth technology may close gap between actual adherence and self-reported adherence

February 2019 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for February 2019. This roundup includes...