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Fear of complications and frustration at the amount of time required to manage type 1 diabetes impact the quality of life of young adults with the disease

Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Young adults cite fear of complications, burden of disease management, impact on family and job
High average glycated hemoglobin levels during the first two years after type 1 diabetes onset predict higher risk for psychiatric diagnoses

High HbA1c After T1DM Diagnosis Predicts Psychiatric Comorbidity

High HbA1c levels within two years of diagnosis predict increased risk for psychiatric diagnoses
For patients with suboptimally controlled type 1 diabetes

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

Better glycemic control, reduced hypoglycemia risk for T1DM patients with suboptimal glycemic control
Excess cardiovascular risk varies with age at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1DM

Excess risk differed by up to five times across different diagnosis age groups
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