Superior T1D Control Seen With HCL Systems vs SAP Therapy in Older Adults

May 15th 2022, 8:13pm


Type 1 diabetes (T1D) can be especially difficult to manage in older adults, so this new multinational review compared the safety and effectiveness of a hybrid closed-loop (HCL) system and sensor-augmented pump (SAP) therapy.

Dr Miruna Sasu: Real-world Data Must Represent Diversity

May 15th 2022, 12:32pm


Miruna Sasu, PhD, MBA, president and CEO of COTA Healthcare, delves into how real-world data and evidence generation have changed, both within the past year and since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCL Systems Convey Superior Glucose Outcomes vs Other Diabetes Technologies

May 11th 2022, 7:34pm


This new study among a patient population living with type 1 diabetes compared their outcomes according to their type of insulin pump therapy: sensor-augmented pump, predictive low-glucose suspend, and hybrid closed-loop (HCL).

What's Behind Lagging Payer Uptake of Prescription Digital Therapeutics?

May 10th 2022, 2:09pm


In a session at the 2022 Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit, Jayne Hornung, chief clinical officer at Managed Markets Insights & Technology (MMIT), outlined factors driving payer hesitation when it comes to covering prescription digital therapeutics.

Study Incorporates CGM Data for Guideline, Treatment Development

May 9th 2022, 5:53pm


A new study incorporated use of readings from continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) to establish reference sensor glucose ranges among healthy nondiabetic children aged 1 to 6 years.

Contributor: COVID-19 Falls Out of Top 5 Telehealth Diagnoses in February 2022

May 9th 2022, 4:15pm


The February drop out of the top 5 coincided with a sharp decline in new cases of COVID-19, as reported by the CDC, following the January peak of the wave of cases related to the Omicron variant.

Remote Monitoring Not Successful at Reducing Death, Readmission From HF

May 9th 2022, 3:00pm


In this study, investigators from Pennsylvania and New York evaluated outcomes among patients following their hospitalization for heart failure (HF) who did or did not participate in a remote monitoring program that included financial incentives for adherence.

SES-Related Insulin Pump Uptake Disparities Seen in 2 Canadian Provinces

May 4th 2022, 3:00pm


Using socioeconomic status (SES) as their primary exposure, investigators from McGill University, University of Manitoba, Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec, and Laval University investigated reasons behind insulin pump uptake disparities in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Québec.

Doug Long on the Impact of Telehealth on Specialty Pharmacy

May 4th 2022, 1:41pm


The pandemic drove telehealth usage, but it has challenges that might prevent doctors from prescribing new therapies, said Doug Long, MBA, vice president, industry relations, IQVIA.

Patients With PD Continue to Think Highly of Telehealth Services, Survey Finds

April 29th 2022, 3:30pm


Patients with Parkinson disease (PD) were asked their opinions about which medical services they preferred to use via telehealth and which might be better suited to in-person care.