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

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…
Meeting NewsPerspective

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%…