American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

The latest news from the ADA Scientific Sessions, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

Meeting News

OBSERVE-4D: No amputation risk with canagliflozin in type 2 diabetes

June 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Adults with type 2 diabetes with and without established cardiovascular disease prescribed the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin…
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Investigational patch-pump artificial pancreas safe, effective under free-living conditions

June 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Among adults with type 1 diabetes participating in a free-living study, a preliminary Omnipod closed-loop insulin-delivery…
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For ADA, 'new era' of health care offers opportunities for population impact

June 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — The health care costs of diabetes and the continued disparities in diabetes treatment related to race and socioeconomic status…
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Teens and tech: Diabetes information generally not shared on social media

June 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Despite their connectedness online, teens generally appear to be less inclined to share information about diabetes on social…
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AI-powered culinary coach wins Ascensia Diabetes Challenge

June 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — The winner of the Ascensia Diabetes Challenge, a global competition seeking innovative, digital strategies for managing type 2…
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Insights from TEDDY study provide clues to islet autoimmunity in children

June 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Data from the ongoing TEDDY study show that there are two diabetes-related endotypes defined by insulin autoantibodies or…
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Metreleptin aids in weight reduction among adults with obesity plus very low leptin levels

June 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Adults with obesity and low endogenous levels of leptin lost more weight after treatment with the leptin analogue metreleptin…
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Cost-related insulin underuse raises risk for poor glycemic control

June 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. —  Patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who reported using less insulin than prescribed due to cost concerns were more…
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In texting interventions, emojis and memes engage teens with type 1 diabetes

June 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Personalized text message interventions that incorporate the use of emojis and memes are more likely to engage adolescents with…
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6-month implantable CGM safe, accurate in teens, adults

June 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — A continuous glucose monitoring system with a fully implantable sensor and compatible mobile app demonstrated more than 80%…