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Interruptions in private health insurance coverage are common among U.S. adults with type 1 diabetes and are associated with an increase in glycated hemoglobin and in use of acute care services

Health Coverage Interruptions Common in Adults With T1DM

Use of acute care service five-fold higher after interruption in insurance versus before interruption
Both education/behavioral and emotion-focused approaches can effectively reduce diabetes distress among patients with type 1 diabetes and elevated hemoglobin A1c

Programs Can Lower Diabetes Distress in Adults With T1DM

Both education/behavioral and emotion-focused approaches produce similar results
Approval of the MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system for diabetes management has been expanded to include individuals aged 7 to 13 years with type 1 diabetes

FDA Expands Approval of Closed-Looped Insulin Delivery System

MiniMed 670G automated insulin delivery system deemed safe for children 7 to 13 with type 1 diabetes
Intervention programs that start before psychological symptoms develop can prevent diabetes distress in teens with type 1 diabetes

Intervention Programs Prevent Diabetes Distress in Teens

Findings based on one-year follow-up in teens with type 1 diabetes participating in the STePS study
Stigma is common in teens with type 1 diabetes and is associated with poor glycemic control

Most Teens, Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Report Stigma

Stigma is associated with two-fold higher odds of poor glycemic control after adjustment for confounders
The Bacillus Calmette Guérin vaccine is associated with a reduction in hyperglycemia among patients with type 1 diabetes with long-term disease

BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

Systemic shift in glucose metabolism from oxidative phosphorylation to aerobic glycolysis
Type 1 diabetes self-management behaviors vary across adult developmental stages

T1DM Self-Management Varies With Adult Developmental Stages

Mean HbA1c levels highest for emerging adults (age 18 to <25) and lowest for older adults (age ≥65)
Type 1 diabetes self-management behaviors vary across adult developmental stages

T1DM Self-Management Varies With Adult Developmental Stages

Mean HbA1c levels highest for emerging adults (age 18 to <25) and lowest for older adults (age ≥65)
Mini-dose glucagon is an effective approach for preventing exercise-induced hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes

Mini-Dose Glucagon May Halt Post-Exercise Hypoglycemia

Appears to prevent exercise-induced hypoglycemia, reduce risk for hyperglycemia in T1DM patients
For physically active adults with type 1 diabetes

Dual-Hormone System May Lower Time in Hypoglycemia in T1DM

Lowest mean time in hypoglycemia seen with dual-hormone closed-loop system during exercise period