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.

Meeting News

Risk for kidney transplant failure quintuples with postsurgical diabetic foot ulcer

June 9, 2019
Kidney transplantation is more likely to fail for adults with diabetic kidney disease and diabetic neuropathy who then present with a diabetic foot…
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PIONEER: Oral semaglutide proves superior to empagliflozin, noninferior to liraglutide for lowering HbA1c

June 9, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Favorable results from two PIONEER trials of an oral version of the GLP-1 receptor agonist semaglutide were presented at the…
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Increased diabetes care access begins with involved stakeholders

June 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A lack of patient access to basic diabetes prevention and education services is hindering management of a growing disease…
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Better education, preparation can optimize patient use of CGM

June 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Several potential barriers can impede the regular use of continuous glucose monitoring for patients with diabetes, and…
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Beta-cell function can be recovered with type 2 diabetes remission

June 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — After undergoing a weight-loss regimen to achieve diabetes remission, adults with type 2 diabetes who sustain weight loss can…
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Ertugliflozin safe, effective in older adults with type 2 diabetes

June 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adults with type 2 diabetes aged at least 65 years assigned the SGLT2 inhibitor ertugliflozin for at least 26 weeks experienced…
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‘Medical bypass’ with triple gut-hormone infusion reduces glucose levels, body weight

June 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Among adults with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes and obesity, subcutaneous infusion of the gut hormones GLP-1, oxyntomodulin…
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Diabetes coaching sparks HbA1c progress in pediatric type 1 diabetes

June 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Providing consistent diabetes care coaching over the phone in combination with an incentive program was shown to lower HbA1c…
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Diabetes education specialist prioritizes the patient connection

June 8, 2019
Virginia Valentine, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, has seen the tremendous growth of medical technology in the diabetes field firsthand. Continuous…
Meeting NewsPerspective

D2d: Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes

June 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adults with prediabetes assigned to daily vitamin D supplementation for 2.5 years were just as likely to develop type 2…