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Managing New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities

Source: Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics

Key Takeaway: The present case reports illustrate how telemedicine can be used safely and effectively for new-onset T1D training and education for both pediatric and adult patients and their families. The COVID-19 pandemic has acutely stimulated the expansion of the use of telemedicine and digital medicine. We conclude that telemedicine is an effective approach for the management of patients with new-onset T1D.

 


The Silver Lining to COVID-19: Avoiding Diabetic Ketoacidosis Admissions with Telehealth

Source: Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics

Key Takeaway: Acute diabetes complication like DKA increases morbidity and mortality in addition to adding cost to the health care system. The current pandemic of COVID-19 has allowed newer ways (with the help of newer technologies) to manage high-risk patients with T1D and DKA through telehealth and may result in lasting benefits to people with T1D.