American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ADA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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In busy ED, text message program can reach sickest patients with diabetes

July 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The ED is a novel location to find some of the sickest patients in need of diabetes care, and a simple mobile health…
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CREDENCE: Canagliflozin demonstrates CV, renal benefits in type 2 diabetes without CVD

June 25, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Among adults with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin reduced risk for a…

Endocrinologists must screen for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease as a complication of type 2 diabetes

June 24, 2019
Prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease — and its more severe stage, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, in particular — is…
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CGM use limits ‘glycemic extremes’ in childhood type 1 diabetes

June 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Consistently using a continuous glucose monitor may be able to lessen the time spent in hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia for…
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Top takeaways from ADA 2019

June 16, 2019
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five news reports posted from the American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions, held June…
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‘Patch-like’ basal-bolus insulin device improves glycemic response in type 2 diabetes

June 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adults with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled with basal insulin therapy alone experienced an improvement in HbA1c and a…
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BP guidelines too high for preventing CAD in type 1 diabetes

June 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Having blood pressure of more than 120/80 mm Hg combined with HbA1c of more than 8% makes coronary artery disease three times…
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Type 2 diabetes diagnosed in childhood accelerates disease complications

June 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Children and adolescents who develop type 2 diabetes may experience a more aggressive form of the disease that can lead to…
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Certified diabetes educators help to expand smoking cessation services

June 14, 2019
Most perioperative adults with diabetes made an unplanned attempt to quit smoking after enrolling in a smoking cessation program led by certified…
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Maternal HbA1c influences autism risk in offspring

June 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Children born to women with an HbA1c of at least 6.5% were nearly twice as likely to receive a diagnosis of autism in the first…