Type 1 Diabetes

The AJMC® Type 1 Diabetes compendium is a comprehensive resource for news and interviews about this chronic autoimmune condition.

Number of T1D Cases Expected to Double Worldwide by 2040

September 24th 2022, 12:05pm


In 2040, researchers predict between 13.5 and 17.4 million type 1 diabetes (T1D) cases globally, reflecting a 60% to 107% increase in cases compared with 2021.

What We’re Reading: Deal Reached for FDA User Fee Programs; Link Between COVID-19, T1D; DOJ Protects VA Employees Providing Abortions

September 23rd 2022, 2:39pm


A deal was reached to renew 5-year FDA user fee programs; children and adolescents with COVID-19 had a 60% increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes (T1D); states cannot penalize Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees for facilitating abortions permitted by federal law.

AHCL Insulin Delivery Linked to Better QOL, Metabolic Control in Children With T1D

September 15th 2022, 9:04pm


Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) saw improved quality of life (QOL) and metabolic control when using an advanced hybrid closed-loop (AHCL) insulin delivery method vs conventional therapy.

Subcutaneous Insulin Linked to Reduced Hospital Costs, LOS in Children With Mild DKA

September 10th 2022, 5:51pm


Treating children with mild diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) using subcutaneous (SC) insulin aspart was linked to lower hospital costs and better efficacy of DKA management, compared with using intravenous (IV) insulin.

Burden of Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Differs Between Women, Men With T1D

September 8th 2022, 3:00pm


Women with type 1 diabetes (T1D) had a better cardiometabolic risk factor profile but did not have a significantly lower cardiovascular disease (CVD) event burden compared with their male counterparts.

Review Links Risk Factors in Type 1 Diabetes to Cognitive Impairment

September 2nd 2022, 7:15pm


A narrative review found that some risk factors may be associated with cognitive impairment in patients with type 1 diabetes.

Effects of Advanced Hybrid Closed Loop System on Glucose Control in People Fasting During Ramadan

September 1st 2022, 3:22pm


People with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who partake in fasting during Ramadan may benefit from using an advanced hybrid closed loop (AHCL) insulin pump system.

Dr Viral Shah Emphasizes Importance of Patient Education on T1D Technologies

August 27th 2022, 12:55pm


The next step for health care professionals is to teach patients how to act on the data collected by intermittently scanned glucose sensing technologies, according to Viral Shah, MD, an endocrinologist and scientist.

The Impact of Childhood Obesity on Adult T1D, Other Autoimmune Conditions

August 23rd 2022, 6:24pm


A recent review examined to what extent childhood obesity increases the risk of various autoimmune diseases in adulthood, including type 1 diabetes (T1D), and the benefits that accrue if weight reduction begins in early life.

Potential Link Found Between 3 Biomarkers, DKD Risk in Pediatric T1D

August 20th 2022, 5:05pm


A study found cystatin C, renal resistance index, and urinary kidney injury molecule-1 were significantly associated with risk of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D).