Experts discuss the importance of early screening for type 1 diabetes, screening guidelines, and emerging treatments that can delay the onset of type 1 diabetes.
EP. 1: Prevalence and Risk Factors of Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
Tina Q Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, provide an overview of the prevalence of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in pediatric patients as well as its risk factors.
EP. 2: Stages and Progression of T1D
Kimberly Simmons, MD, reviews stages 1, 2, and 3 of pediatric T1D progression.
EP. 3: Importance of Screening for T1D
Tina Q Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, comment on early screening for pediatric T1D, screening options, and next steps once a child has tested positive for 2 or more autoantibodies.
EP. 4: Lifestyle Management in T1D
Tina Q Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, discuss lifestyle changes such as a balanced diet and glucose monitoring in the management of pediatric T1D.
EP. 5: Approaching T1D Screening Retesting
Experts consider how often a patient with a family history of type 1 diabetes needs to be retested.
EP. 6: Emerging Treatments in T1D
Kimberly Simmons, MD, reviews a new drug in the pipeline for the treatment of pediatric type 1 diabetes.
EP. 7: Blood Glucose Monitoring in T1D
Tina Q. Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, discuss improved methods of monitoring blood glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes.
EP. 8: Key Takeaways for Screening and Diagnosis of T1D
Kimberly Simmons, MD, provides resources for patients with T1D, and key takeaways for pediatricians screening for and diagnosing T1D in pediatric patients.
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