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Use of diabetes technology is lower among black, Hispanic patients

Key clinical point: Use of diabetes technology could help patients manage their disease.

Major finding: Black patients with type 1 diabetes were less likely to use technology, compared with their white counterparts (odds ratio, 0.25; 95% confidence interval, 0.11-0.53).

Study details: A retrospective, single-center analysis of 227 patients.

Disclosures: Dr. Wirunsawanya has no relevant financial disclosures. Dr. Peters has been on an advisory panel for Abbott Diabetes Care and has received research funding from Dexcom.


Wirunsawanya K et al. ENDO 2020, Abstract OR30-03.