Improvement of Care & Outcome
During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic it was observed in a number of studies that over a few weeks various glycemic parameters improved in people with T1D (PWDs). However, these studies did not investigate factors associated with these glycemic improvements and if they were sustained during the following COVID-19 waves.
This study, co-authored by Giesje Nefs of Diabeter, aimed to evaluate glycemic parameters and associated factors 1 year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in a cohort of PWDs. In an observational cohort study 437 PWDs aged ≥ 16 years from the diabetes outpatient clinic of the Radboud University Medical Center were included.
Concluding, the authors state