European Association for the Study of Diabetes’ (EASD) 2020 conference

European Association for the Study of Diabetes’ (EASD) 2020 conference
Medtronic announced Guardian Sensor 4
No calibrations required
More accurate
Works with 780G artificial pancreas system
Completed OmniPod Horizon closed-loop trial
Plans to launch in July 2021
CGM benefits everyone will diabetes
Roche showed data from their integrated personal diabetes management (iPDM) system
Mean A1c reduction of 1.3% points
Alerts providers upon unfavorable blood sugar patterns
Lilly’s Lyumjev insulin improves outcomes for pump users
Currently approved for pump and injection in a few regions outside of the US
Only approved for injection use in the US
RESCUE trial shows that a higher time in range is associated with fewer diabetes complications
In England, the death rate from COVID-19 is 3 times higher for people with T1D
Higher for extreme body weights, high A1cs, and kidney issues
Social distancing, hand washing, masks, supplies management, lifestyle choices, better BG control will help reduce COVID-19 symptom severity

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