New technology could be game changer for people living with Type 1 diabetes
There's a new high-tech tool that could be a game-changer for people with Type 1 diabetes. Yale Principal Investigator and Associate Professor in Pediatrics (Endocrinology), Jennifer Sherr, discusses the Omnipod 5, which monitors insulin levels through a sensor on the skin, then sends the insulin directly through the patch as needed.Source: WNYT.com
High liver fat associated with impaired glucose, type 2 diabetes in pediatric obesity
Children with obesity and a high level of liver fat content are more likely to have impaired glucose tolerance, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes compared with those with normal liver fat content, according to Sonia Caprio, MD.Source: Healio
Herold is New Chair of International Diabetes Consortium
Kevan C. Herold, MD, C.N.H. Long Professor of Immunobiology and professor of medicine (endocrinology) at Yale School of Medicine, has been named chair of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) TrialNet, an international consortium dedicated to finding ways to prevent, delay, and slow progression of the disease.
Conn. Health Providers Say Drug Maker Restrictions On Discount Program Will Leave Patients Stranded
The 340B Drug Pricing Program was created as a safety net to help uninsured and low-income patients afford medications. It requires drug manufacturers participating in Medicaid to sell outpatient drugs at discounted prices to hospitals, community health centers, clinics and other eligible health sites.Source: WNPR