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A review of the challenges, glycaemic risks and self-care for people with type 1 diabetes when consuming alcoholic beverages (2020)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., Gill, J., Elliott, L., Whittaker, A., Farquharson, B., & Strachan, M. (2020). A review of the challenges, glycaemic risks and self-care for people with type 1 diabetes when consuming alcoholic beverages. Practical Diabetes International, 37(1), 7-12. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.2253

Evidenceā€based information for people with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) when consuming alcoholic beverages is sparse and simplistic. In clinical practice, erratic blood glucose levels with hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia are regularly observed, w... Read More about A review of the challenges, glycaemic risks and self-care for people with type 1 diabetes when consuming alcoholic beverages.

The challenges of type 1 diabetes and new psychoactive substance misuse (2018)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., Albanese, A., & Brodie, L. (2018). The challenges of type 1 diabetes and new psychoactive substance misuse. Practical Diabetes, 35(3), 81-85a. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.2168

Substance misuse, specifically novel psychoactive substances (NPSs), can have multiple effects on physical and psychological health and well-being. This is of particular concern to people with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) as their use may impact on effecti... Read More about The challenges of type 1 diabetes and new psychoactive substance misuse.

Can laboratory based research regarding type 1 diabetes and exercise be applied into the real-life environment? (2015)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., Kilbride, L., MacLean, R., Darlison, M. G., & McKnight, J. (2015). Can laboratory based research regarding type 1 diabetes and exercise be applied into the real-life environment?. Practical Diabetes, 32(6), 217-221. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.1961

The aim of this study was to determine whether results from laboratory based research examining glycaemic control during and after exercise can be applied to a real-life (non-laboratory) environment. A comparative study of individuals with type 1 dia... Read More about Can laboratory based research regarding type 1 diabetes and exercise be applied into the real-life environment?.

Delayed hypoglycaemia in people with type 1 diabetes after performing moderate intensity exercise before the evening meal (2015)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., Kilbride, L., MacLean, R., Darlison, M. G., & McKnight, J. (2015). Delayed hypoglycaemia in people with type 1 diabetes after performing moderate intensity exercise before the evening meal. Practical Diabetes, 32(3), 99-102. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.1933

For a person with type 1 diabetes, participation in exercise may increase the risk of hypoglycaemia. Research has been performed during or immediately after exercise in a laboratory environment, with limited evidence regarding strategies for post-e... Read More about Delayed hypoglycaemia in people with type 1 diabetes after performing moderate intensity exercise before the evening meal.

The design and evaluation of a self-management algorithm for people with type 1 diabetes performing moderate intensity exercise (2015)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., Kilbride, L., MacLean, R., Darlison, M. G., & McKnight, J. (2015). The design and evaluation of a self-management algorithm for people with type 1 diabetes performing moderate intensity exercise. Practical Diabetes, 32(2), 64-69. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.1926

Limited evidence is available to advise people with type 1 diabetes about self-management strategies for maintaining acceptable glycaemic control when exercising. A systematic review was conducted to design a self-management algorithm for moderate... Read More about The design and evaluation of a self-management algorithm for people with type 1 diabetes performing moderate intensity exercise.

A pilot study to evaluate a self-management algorithm for people with Type 1 diabetes participating in moderate intensity exercise in laboratory and real-life environments (2013)
Thesis
Charlton, J. A pilot study to evaluate a self-management algorithm for people with Type 1 diabetes participating in moderate intensity exercise in laboratory and real-life environments. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University/NHS Lothian. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6026

Background Limited evidence is available to advise people with Type 1 diabetes about self-management strategies for maintaining acceptable glycaemic control when exercising. It is recognized that hypoglycaemia is a potential risk and this is a major... Read More about A pilot study to evaluate a self-management algorithm for people with Type 1 diabetes participating in moderate intensity exercise in laboratory and real-life environments.

Acute effects of weight training on glycaemia in type 1 diabetes (2012)
Journal Article
Chisholm, J., Kilbride, L., Charlton, J., & McKnight, J. (2012). Acute effects of weight training on glycaemia in type 1 diabetes. Practical Diabetes, 29(4), 155-159. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.1681

Exercise is regarded as a potential strategy to assist in the management of blood glucose in people with type 1 diabetes. However, currently there is little evidence-based information detailing the acute effects weight training has on glycaemia in ty... Read More about Acute effects of weight training on glycaemia in type 1 diabetes.

Managing blood glucose during and after exercise in Type 1 diabetes: reproducibility of glucose response and a trial of a structured algorithm adjusting insulin and carbohydrate intake: Managing blood glucose during exercise (2011)
Journal Article
Kilbride, L., Charlton, J., Aitken, G., Hill, G. W., Davison, R. C., & McKnight, J. A. (2011). Managing blood glucose during and after exercise in Type 1 diabetes: reproducibility of glucose response and a trial of a structured algorithm adjusting insulin and carbohydrate intake: Managing blood glucose during exercise. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(23-24), 3423-3429. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03771.x

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To enable people with Type 1 diabetes to exercise safely by investigating the reproducibility of the glucose response to an algorithm for carbohydrate and insulin adjustment during and after exercise compared to their self-manag... Read More about Managing blood glucose during and after exercise in Type 1 diabetes: reproducibility of glucose response and a trial of a structured algorithm adjusting insulin and carbohydrate intake: Managing blood glucose during exercise.

Type 1, tents, take-aways and toilets: how to manage at a music festival (2010)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., & Mackay, L. (2010). Type 1, tents, take-aways and toilets: how to manage at a music festival. Practical Diabetes International, 27(7), 272-275. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.1501

Maintaining optimal glycaemic control in people with type 1 diabetes is challenging. Attending a weekend music festival encompasses lifestyle activities that increase the challenge. These include: increased exercise, and changes in eating and alcohol... Read More about Type 1, tents, take-aways and toilets: how to manage at a music festival.

Body piercing: a dangerous practice in type 1 diabetes? (2006)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., Adamson, K., Strachan, M., & Mcknight, J. (2006). Body piercing: a dangerous practice in type 1 diabetes?. Practical Diabetes International, 23(4), 166-168. https://doi.org/10.1002/pdi.935

Body piercing is becoming increasingly common, but is not without complications. We present the cases of two patients with type 1 diabetes who required hospital admission following tongue piercing. These cases led us to survey the current practice of... Read More about Body piercing: a dangerous practice in type 1 diabetes?.

A pilot study comparing a type 1 nurse-led diabetes clinic with a conventional doctor-led diabetes clinic (2004)
Journal Article
Charlton, J., Mackay, L., & McKnight, J. (2004). A pilot study comparing a type 1 nurse-led diabetes clinic with a conventional doctor-led diabetes clinic. European Diabetes Nursing, 1(1), 18-21. https://doi.org/10.1002/edn.4

A prospective comparative pilot study was designed to assess and compare care delivered by a diabetes specialist nurse (DSN) and standard doctor-led care for patients with type 1 diabetes. The philosophy was to provide an individualised, patient-cent... Read More about A pilot study comparing a type 1 nurse-led diabetes clinic with a conventional doctor-led diabetes clinic.

Potential manipulation of glycaemic control by patients with diabetes: Unreliability of random blood glucose measurements (1994)
Journal Article
Gold, A., Charlton, J., Allwinkle, J., & Frier, B. (1994). Potential manipulation of glycaemic control by patients with diabetes: Unreliability of random blood glucose measurements. Practical Diabetes International, 11(4), 160-161. doi:10.1002/pdi.1960110408

Glycaemic control is often assessed using a random blood glucose measurement in patlents attending for diabetes review in specialist clinics. This measurement is susceptible to manipulation by patients and the aim of this study was to determine the e... Read More about Potential manipulation of glycaemic control by patients with diabetes: Unreliability of random blood glucose measurements.