American Diabetes Association’s 81st Annual Scientific Sessions: #ADA2021


 

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From Friday, June 25 to Tuesday, June 29th, the biggest diabetes conference of the year took place virtually for the second year in a row – the American Diabetes Association’s 81st Annual Scientific Sessions (#ADA2021). This annual meeting brought together researchers, healthcare providers, diabetes technology companies, and many more from around the globe.

During these five days, there were more than 1,400 original research presentations and over 180 sessions on the latest advancements in research, treatment, and care for people with diabetes.

As in previous years, the Beyond Type 1 team attended the conference and live-updated on Twitter and with breaking news coverage here. For our coverage for people with Type 2 diabetes, click here.

News From ADA 2021

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Research on Anxiety in People with Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes


Anxiety in people with diabetes may not be discussed very often, but research finds that it's very common.MORE
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Addressing Disparities in Pediatric Diabetes Treatment In Philadelphia


Terri Lipman shares how incorporating community health workers can tackle disparities in pediatric diabetes treatment. MORE
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Research on Pancreas Transplants in Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes


Pancreas transplants are not an easy solution to Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, but for some, they may be life-saving.MORE

Combating Diabetes Disparities Among The Hispanic Population


At ADA 2021, David Marrero discusses how culturally tailored care can combat diabetes disparities among the Hispanic population.MORE
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The Impact of Blood Sugar Levels & DKA on Your Brain


Recent research suggests that DKA and prolonged high blood sugar levels cause the most injury to your brain.MORE
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Preliminary Findings On Depression Among African American and Latino Parents of Children With T1D


Samantha Carreon shares preliminary data on the TEAM study which found higher rates of depression among African American and Latino parents.MORE
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Prevalence & Treatment of Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes


Learn why People with Type 1 diabetes are significantly more likely to develop an eating disorder than their non-diabetic peers, and the most effective treatment approaches.MORE

Diabetes Management “Diets” since the Discovery of Insulin—Looking Back, Then to the Future. 


Learn why People with Type 1 diabetes are significantly more likely to develop an eating disorder than their non-diabetic peers, and the most effective treatment approaches.MORE

Breaking News

Breaking News from ADA 2021


Breaking news from the biggest diabetes conference of the year - the American Diabetes Association's 81st Scientific Sessions.MORE

WRITTEN BY Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team, POSTED 06/24/21, UPDATED 07/22/21

This piece was authored collaboratively by the Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team. This includes Eugenia Araiza, Todd Boudreaux, Mariana Gómez, Kayla Hui, T'ara Smith and Ginger Vieira.