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

Glucagon receptor blockade may reduce insulin dose requirement in type 1 diabetes

June 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A single dose of an investigational agent that blocks glucagon receptors can lower the amount of insulin needed and improve glucose…
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Nasal glucagon viable option for type 1 diabetes

June 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Moderate to severe hypoglycemic episodes in adults with type 1 diabetes may effectively be treated with nasal glucagon, and…
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Automated exercise detection with dual-hormone artificial pancreas system may reduce hypoglycemia

June 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Incorporating an exercise detection function into a dual-hormone closed-loop glucose control system may help users with type 1…
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Counseling, exercise combination effective for improving depressive symptoms, HbA1c

June 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adults assigned to counseling alone, exercise alone or a combination of both demonstrated improvements in depressive symptoms and…
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Tight glycemic control plus overmedication may increase hospitalizations

June 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Older adults with diabetes who maintain tight glycemic control and who use two or more types of glucose-lowering medications have…
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Global burden of diabetes complications ‘substantial,’ continues to grow

June 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The global burden of microvascular and macrovascular complications in adults with type 2 diabetes is relatively high and is…
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Cumulative incidence of renal failure increases with longer type 1 diabetes duration

June 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Duration of diabetes greatly affects the occurrence of advanced renal disease in older adults with type 1 diabetes, and decline in…
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Autoantigen GAD vaccine fails to delay, prevent type 1 diabetes in high-risk children

June 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In a small pilot study, treatment with an autoantigen-specific vaccine in children at high risk for developing type 1 diabetes was…
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Risk for major adverse CV events modest with prediabetes

June 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adults with prediabetes have a modestly increased risk for major adverse cardiovascular events, while younger patients with…
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VIDEO: New device can measure tissue glucose at the earlobe

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Andreas Pfützner, MD, PhD, professor for applied clinical research and CEO of Pfützner Science…