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

Evolocumab reduces LDL, non-HDL in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes

June 27, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Treatment with the PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab on top of maximally tolerated statin therapy resulted in significant reductions…
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VADT: After 15 years, a debate over glucose-lowering ‘legacy effect’

June 27, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Long-term follow-up of the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial suggests that adults with advanced type 2 diabetes assigned to…
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In type 2 diabetes, intensive therapy increases lifespan with no additional health care cost

June 26, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — A new cost analysis of the long-term STENO-2 study suggests that patients with type 2 diabetes who received intensive…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Closed-loop insulin delivery improves glucose control in noncritical care setting

June 25, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In hospitalized patients with type 2 diabetes receiving noncritical care — including dialysis and glucocorticoid therapy…
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RISE: Type 2 diabetes more aggressive in adolescents; early treatment unlikely to slow progression

June 25, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Adolescents with prediabetes or newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes have much more aggressive disease than adults with similar…
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Alirocumab plus statin cuts cardiac events in patients with diabetes, ACS

June 25, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a new analysis of the ODYSSEY Outcomes trial, patients with recent acute coronary syndrome and diabetes derived the greatest…
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Maternal diabetes raises risk for autism spectrum diagnosis in offspring

June 25, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Children born to mothers with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes or early-pregnancy gestational diabetes are more likely to…
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Obesity, diabetes researcher receives ADA Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

June 25, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Lora K. Heisler, PhD, professor and chair of human nutrition and head of the obesity and food choice division of the Rowett…
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Pramlintide addition improves on first-generation artificial pancreas systems

June 25, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Adults with type 1 diabetes experienced greater glycemic control with less variability when using an artificial pancreas system…
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Dual SGLT inhibitor boosts insulin efficacy in type 1 diabetes

June 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Adults with type 1 diabetes treated with an investigational dual inhibitor of SGLT1 and SGLT2, together with optimized insulin…