COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in young people with type 1 diabetes: Positive results of an unprecedented challenge for patients through telemedicine and change in use of continuous glucose monitoring

      Highlights

      • A few study assessed glucose control in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes during lockdown.
      • Our study showed a significant improvement of self-monitoring and glucose control in young patients, through this period.
      • The results were even better in patients who received telemedicine support.

      Abstract

      There has been little data published related to glucose control in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) during lockdown, but rarely focusing on telemedicine’s role. During this unpreceded period, glucose control and self-monitoring improved in our young patients, with better results associated with telemedicine.

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