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Diabetes Care “On Air” is the monthly podcast of the American Diabetes Association’s premier clinical research journal, Diabetes Care. In each episode, co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, interview key authors of editor-selected feature articles and discuss the latest research presented in Diabetes Care. The podcast is intended for diabetes researchers and specialists, endocrinologists, and other health care professionals. Join Alice and Mike as they explore the latest high-impact research and information on diabetes care, treatment, and prevention. To learn more about Diabetes Care, please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care.

Diabetes Care "On Air‪"‬ American Diabetes Association

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Diabetes Care “On Air” is the monthly podcast of the American Diabetes Association’s premier clinical research journal, Diabetes Care. In each episode, co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, interview key authors of editor-selected feature articles and discuss the latest research presented in Diabetes Care. The podcast is intended for diabetes researchers and specialists, endocrinologists, and other health care professionals. Join Alice and Mike as they explore the latest high-impact research and information on diabetes care, treatment, and prevention. To learn more about Diabetes Care, please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care.

    Severe hypoglycemia among people with type 1 diabetes despite use of advanced technologies, the pros and cons of the glucose management indicator, excuses for not dancing like a chicken, and more!

    Severe hypoglycemia among people with type 1 diabetes despite use of advanced technologies, the pros and cons of the glucose management indicator, excuses for not dancing like a chicken, and more!

    Welcome to episode no. 20 (June 2024) of Diabetes Care “On Air”—a new and different way to bring the research published in Diabetes Care to life. Join co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, as they discuss the latest and greatest content in the June 2024 issue of Diabetes Care.
    1:20 Alice and Mike begin by talking about some of the many great things that will happen at the ADA’s 84th Scientific Sessions, which will take place 21–24 June in Orlando, FL. 
    4:11: Mike kicks off the interviews by bringing on Drs. Jennifer L. Sherr and Jeremy Pettus, first and last authors, respectively, of “Severe Hypoglycemia and Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycemia Persist in People With Type 1 Diabetes Despite Use of Diabetes Technology: Results From a Cross-sectional Survey.” This study is an editor-selected feature article appearing in the June 2024 issue and is openly accessible at https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1765. 
    17:32: Alice interviews Dr. Elizabeth Selvin, author of a Perspectives in Care called “The Glucose Management Indicator: Time to Change Course?” This study is also an editor-selected feature article in the June 2024 issue and is openly accessible at https://doi.org/10.2337/dci23-0086. 
    30:45: In the “Diabetes Care Rapid Exchange,” Alice and Mike wrap up the episode by reviewing several interesting articles in the June 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. Studies highlighted in this segment include:
    Singh et al. Association of Continued Use of SGLT2 Inhibitors From the Ambulatory to Inpatient Setting With Hospital Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes: A Nationwide Cohort Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1129    Voglová Hagerf et al. Accuracy and Feasibility of Real-time Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients After Abdominal Surgery and Solid Organ Transplantation. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1663    Barmanray et al. The Specialist Treatment of Inpatients: Caring for Diabetes in Surgery (STOIC-D Surgery) Trial: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Early Intervention With an Electronic Specialist-Led Model of Diabetes Care. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1905     Yang et al. Type 1 Diabetes Genetic Risk in 109,954 Veterans With Adult-Onset Diabetes: The Million Veteran Program (MVP). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1927        Scheuer et al. Trends in Incidence of Hospitalization for Hypoglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Individuals With Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes With and Without Severe Mental Illness in Denmark From 1996 to 2020: A Nationwide Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2394 Kwak et al. Time-to-Event Genome-Wide Association Study for Incident Cardiovascular Disease in People With Type 2 Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2274       To learn more about Diabetes Care, please visit diabetesjournals.org/care. Interested in submitting cover art to the journal? Please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care/pages/submit_a_cover_image.

    • 42 min
    Plant-based diets and diabetes, new details on the many forms of atypical diabetes, an invitation to dance like a chicken, and more!

    Plant-based diets and diabetes, new details on the many forms of atypical diabetes, an invitation to dance like a chicken, and more!

    Welcome to episode no. 19 (May 2024) of Diabetes Care “On Air”—a new and different way to bring the research published in Diabetes Care to life. Join co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, as they discuss the latest and greatest content in the May 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. 
    2:00: Alice gets things going by bringing on Valerie K. Sullivan, first author of “Plant-Based Dietary Patterns and Incident Diabetes in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.” Dr. Sullivan and her colleagues examined the association between plant-based dietary patterns and diabetes in a sample of Black and White adults. This study is an editor-selected feature article appearing in the May 2024 issue and is openly accessible at https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2013. 
    17:35: Mike interviews Stephen I. Stone, lead author of “Atypical Diabetes: What Have We Learned and What Does the Future Hold?” Dr. Stone’s group investigated several forms of atypical diabetes and outlined genetic and clinical resources for examining patients with atypical diabetes.  This study is an editor-selected feature article appearing in the May 2024 issue and is openly accessible at https://doi.org/10.2337/dci23-0038. 

    35:55: Alice talks to the creator of the May issue cover art, Abby Gregg. A write-up of the artist by Benjamin Page is openly accessible at https://doi.org/10.2337/dci24-0027. 
    38:10: In the “Diabetes Care Rapid Exchange,” Alice and Mike wrap up the episode by reviewing several interesting articles in the May 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. Studies highlighted in this segment include:
    Zhao et al. LHLA Class II (DR, DQ, DP) Genes Were Separately Associated With the Progression From Seroconversion to Onset of Type 1 Diabetes Among Participants in Two Diabetes Prevention Trials (DPT-1 and TN07). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1947  Sugimoto et al. Impact of Type 2 Diabetes and Glycated Hemoglobin Levels Within the Recommended Target Range on Mortality in Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment Receiving Care at a Memory Clinic: NCGG-STORIES. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2324  Cahill et al. Haptoglobin Phenotype and Intensive Glycemic Control for Coronary Artery Disease Risk Reduction in People With Type 2 Diabetes: The ADVANCE Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2165    Tan et al. Socioeconomic Deprivation and the Risk of Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy: A Population-Based Cohort Study in the U.K. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1626  Sherr et al. Exploring Factors That Influence Postexercise Glycemia in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes in the Real World: The Type 1 Diabetes Exercise Initiative Pediatric (T1DEXIP) Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2212    Sabag et al. Timing of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity, Mortality, Cardiovascular Disease, and Microvascular Disease in Adults With Obesity. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2448     To learn more about Diabetes Care, please visit diabetesjournals.org/care. Interested in submitting cover art to the journal? Please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care/pages/submit_a_cover_image.

    • 49 min
    Special Collection of GRADE articles, feature on this month’s Profile in Progress, in-depth interview of Dr. David M. Nathan, and more!

    Special Collection of GRADE articles, feature on this month’s Profile in Progress, in-depth interview of Dr. David M. Nathan, and more!

    Welcome to episode no. 18 (April 2024) of Diabetes Care “On Air”—a new and different way to bring the research published in Diabetes Care to life. Join co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, as they discuss the latest and greatest content in the April 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. 
    Notably, this episode is a more expansive journey than usual. Dive in at your own pace—segment by segment— or all at once. You can find time stamps for each segment in the notes below. 
    Mike and Alice begin the show by announcing that the April episode will be unlike any episode of Diabetes Care “On Air” that they’ve done. This month, they focus on a Special Collection of articles in the April issue of Diabetes Care. This collection features 10 articles from the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE) as well as a commentary on these articles. The full collection is openly accessible at https://diabetesjournals.org/collection/2066/Reports-from-the-GRADE-Study.  
    2:06: Mike and Alice begin the deep dive into the GRADE articles by bringing in David M. Nathan, chair of the steering committee for the GRADE study. They are then joined by Jennifer B. Green, a member of the GRADE Research Group and an associate editor of Diabetes Care. 
    9:56: After David M. Nathan and Jennifer B. Green give an overview and synopsis of the collection of GRADE articles, Alice brings in Matthew C. Riddle, former editor in chief of Diabetes Care and author of a commentary on the GRADE articles, to get his general impression of and insights into the GRADE collection. Dr. Riddle’s commentary on the GRADE collection is openly available at https://doi.org/10.2337/dci24-0008. 
    As the discussion continues, the speakers touch on each of the 10 articles of the Special Collection in the April issue of Diabetes Care. The following is a list of all the articles in the collection as well as the commentary, along with links to where these articles can be found (all are openly available). 
    Riddle. Individualizing treatment of type 2 diabetes after metformin: more insights from GRADE. https://doi.org/10.2337/dci24-0008  Gonzalez et al. Differential effects of type 2 diabetes treatment regimens on diabetes distress and depressive symptoms in the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-2459  Garvey et al. Association of baseline factors with glycemic outcomes in GRADE: a comparative effectiveness randomized clinical trial. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1782  Banerji et al. Mortality in the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1356  Cherrington et al. Does emotional distress predict worse glycemic control over time? Results from the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-0642 Hoogendoorn et al. Emotional distress predicts reduced type 2 diabetes treatment adherence in the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1401 Rasouli et al. Longitudinal effects of glucose-lowering medications on β-cell responses and insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes: the GRADE randomized clinical trial. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1070 Kirkman et al. Comparative effects of randomized second-line therapy for type 2 diabetes on a composite outcome incorporating glycemic control, body weight, and hypoglycemia: an analysis of the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1332 Utzschneider et al. Impact of insulin sensitivity and β-cell function over time on glycemic outcomes in the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE): differential treatment effects of dual therapy. https://doi

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Disparities in CGM use among children in urban and rural settings, the surprising role of sleep in the management of type 2 diabetes, a special offer for new ADA members, and more!

    Disparities in CGM use among children in urban and rural settings, the surprising role of sleep in the management of type 2 diabetes, a special offer for new ADA members, and more!

    Welcome to episode no. 17 (March 2024) of Diabetes Care “On Air”—a new and different way to bring the research published in Diabetes Care to life. Join co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, as they discuss the latest and greatest content in the March 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. 
    Mike and Alice begin the show by reminding listeners of ADA’s special offer to new members. Individuals who would like to take advantage of this time-limited discount can sign up for an ADA professional membership at professional.diabetes.org/membership. Use discount code “NEW24” for 25% off ADA membership. This offer will expire 31 March 2024.  
    1:28: Mike interviews Daniel R. Tilden, first author of “Disparities in Continuous Glucose Monitor Use Between Children With Type 1 Diabetes Living in Urban and Rural Areas.” This study is an editor-selected feature article appearing in the March 2024 issue and is openly accessible at https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1564. 
    16:55: Alice interviews Joseph Henson, Andrew P. Hall, and Melanie J. Davies, authors of “Waking Up to the Importance of Sleep in Type 2 Diabetes Management: A Narrative Review.” This study is an editor-selected feature article appearing in the March 2024 issue and is openly accessible at https://doi.org/10.2337/dci23-0037.  
    31:05: In the “Diabetes Care Rapid Exchange,” Alice and Mike wrap up the episode by reviewing several interesting articles in the March 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. Studies highlighted in this segment include: 
    Cheng et al. Managing Impending Nonsevere Hypoglycemia With Oral Carbohydrates in Type 1 Diabetes: The REVERSIBLE Trial. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1328   Christensen et al. Kidney Disease in Women With Previous Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Nationwide Register-Based Cohort Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1092    Virostko et al. Longitudinal Assessment of Pancreas Volume by MRI Predicts Progression to Stage 3 Type 1 Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1681 Fu et al. Risk Assessment for Gastrointestinal Diseases via Clinical Dimension and Genome-Wide Polygenic Risk Scores of Type 2 Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-0978    Roubille et al. Low-Dose Colchicine in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Recent Myocardial Infarction in the Colchicine Cardiovascular Outcomes Trial (COLCOT). https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1825   Chaudhary et al. Low Awareness of Diabetes as a Major Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease in Middle- and High-Income Countries. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1731   Don’t forget our special offer for new ADA members! Go to professional.diabetes.org/membership and use discount code “NEW24” for 25% off ADA membership. Offer expires 31 March 2024. 
    To learn more about Diabetes Care, please visit diabetesjournals.org/care. Interested in submitting cover art to the journal? Please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care/pages/submit_a_cover_image.

    • 44 min
    A talk with the February Diabetes Care cover artist, best types of physical activity to improve glycemic control, pharmacogenomic variants associated with metformin glycemic response, special offer for new ADA members, and more!

    A talk with the February Diabetes Care cover artist, best types of physical activity to improve glycemic control, pharmacogenomic variants associated with metformin glycemic response, special offer for new ADA members, and more!

    Welcome to episode no. 16 (February 2024) of Diabetes Care “On Air”—a new and different way to bring the research published in Diabetes Care to life. Join co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, as they discuss the latest and greatest content in the February 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. 
    Alice begins the show by reminding listeners of ADA’s special offer to new members. Individuals who would like to take advantage of this time-limited discount can sign up for an ADA professional membership at professional.diabetes.org/membership. Use discount code “NEW24” for 25% off ADA membership. This offer will expire 31 March 2024.  
    2:10: Alice interviews Laura Jacobsen, who took the photograph featured on the cover of the February issue of Diabetes Care. Each month, the editors of Diabetes Care select cover art from reader submissions. If you are interested in submitting cover art, please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care/pages/submit_a_cover_image. Read more about Dr. Jacobsen and her photo in “About the Artist: Laura Jacobsen, MD”  (https://diabetesjournals.org/care/article/47/2/181/154139/About-the-Artist-Laura-Jacobsen-MD). 
    8:50: Mike interviews Borja del Pozo Cruz, one of the senior authors of “Optimal Dose and Type of Physical Activity to Improve Glycemic Control in People Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.” https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-0800
    25:30: Alice interviews Baojun Wu and L. Keoki Williams, first author and senior author, respectively, of “Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Pharmacogenomic Variants Associated With Metformin Glycemic Response in African American Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.” https://doi.org/10.2337/dc22-2494
    In the “Diabetes Care Rapid Exchange,” Alice and Mike wrap up the episode by reviewing several interesting articles in the February 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. Studies highlighted in this segment include: 
    Karagiannis et al. A Methodological Framework for Meta-analysis and Clinical Interpretation of Subgroup Data: The Case of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events With GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and SGLT2 Inhibitors in Type 2 Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-0925 Wang et al. Vaspin: A Novel Biomarker Linking Gluteofemoral Body Fat and Type 2 Diabetes Risk. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1488  Beato-Bibora et al. A Multicenter Prospective Evaluation of the Benefits of Two Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop Systems in Glucose Control and Patient-Reported Outcomes in a Real-world Setting. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1355 Visaria et al. Ambient Heat and Risk of Serious Hypoglycemia in Older Adults With Diabetes Using Insulin in the U.S. and Taiwan: A Cross-National Case-Crossover Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1189  Foster et al. Low-Dose Antithymocyte Globulin: A Pragmatic Approach to Treating Stage 2 Type 1 Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1750 Kaminski et al. Assessment of Glycemic Control by Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Hemoglobin A1c, Fructosamine, and Glycated Albumin in Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease and Burnt-Out Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1276 Don’t forget our special offer for new ADA members! Go to professional.diabetes.org/membership and use discount code “NEW24” for 25% off ADA membership. Offer expires 31 March 2024. 
    To learn more about Diabetes Care, please visit diabetesjournals.org/care. Interested in submitting cover art to the journal? Please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care/pages/submit_a_cover_image.

    • 57 min
    New Year greetings from Mike and Alice, psychosocial care for people with diabetic neuropathy, diabetes risk factors for South Asians, special offer for new ADA members, and more!

    New Year greetings from Mike and Alice, psychosocial care for people with diabetic neuropathy, diabetes risk factors for South Asians, special offer for new ADA members, and more!

    Welcome to episode no. 15 (January 2024) of Diabetes Care “On Air”—a new and different way to bring the research published in Diabetes Care to life. Join co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, as they discuss the latest and greatest content in the January 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. 
    After wishing all the listeners a happy and healthy New Year, Alice and Mike announce ADA’s special offer to new members. Individuals who would like to take advantage of this time-limited discount can sign up for an ADA professional membership at professional.diabetes.org/membership. Use discount code “NEW24” for 25% off ADA membership. This offer will expire 31 March 2024.  
    3:28: Mike interviews Frans Pouwer and Loretta Vileikyte, first and senior authors, respectively, of a Perspectives on Care titled “Psychosocial Care for People with Diabetic Neuropathy: Time for Action” (https://doi.org/10.2337/dci23-0033). 
    25:19: Alice interviews Alka Kanaya about her 2023 Kelly West Award lecture, “Diabetes in South Asians: Uncovering Novel Risk Factors With Longitudinal Epidemiologic Data: Kelly West Award Lecture 2023” https://doi.org/10.2337/dci23-0068.
    44:15:  In the “Diabetes Care Rapid Exchange,” Alice and Mike wrap up the episode by reviewing several interesting articles in the January 2024 issue of Diabetes Care. Studies highlighted in this segment include:
    Sanusi et al. Association of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Metrics With Pregnancy Outcomes in Patients With Preexisting Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-0636 Sherwood et al. Randomized Trial of the Insulin-Only iLet Bionic Pancreas for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis– Related Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1411  Baekdal et al. Empagliflozin Normalizes Fasting Hyperglycemia and Improves Postprandial Glucose Tolerance in Totally Pancreatectomized Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-0645 Parviainen et al. Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in Relation to Exposure to Rotavirus Infections in Pre- and Postvaccine Birth Cohorts in Finland. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1203  Umapathysivam et al. Euglycemic Ketoacidosis in Two Patients Without Diabetes After Introduction of Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitor for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-1163 Narcisse et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Aspirin Dosing in Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus: A Subgroup Analysis of the ADAPTABLE Trial. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc23-0749 Don’t forget our special offer for new ADA members! Go to professional.diabetes.org/membership and use discount code “NEW24” for 25% off ADA membership. Offer expires 31 March 2024. 
    To learn more about Diabetes Care, please visit diabetesjournals.org/care. Interested in submitting cover art to the journal? Please visit https://diabetesjournals.org/care/pages/submit_a_cover_image.

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
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9 Ratings

ituner36 ,

Wonderfully informative podcast

Wonderfully informative podcast on All Things Diabetes and related research.
The interviews with doctor/writers of diabetes/health related articles from the Diabetes Care publication is extremely interesting and fact based.
Thank you, ADA, Dr.Rickels, and Dr Cheng!

Chris K at ADA ,

Bravo!

Kudos to Alice, Mike, and the Diabetes Care editorial team! It’s great to discover the research presented in Diabetes Care in this fun and lively format. Thank you!

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