Juvenile Diabetes News

Type 1 diabetes used to be called "insulin dependent" or "juvenile diabetes." In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas stops making insulin and you need to get insulin from a shot or a pump. This juvenile diabetes news section focuses on type 1 diabetes and children with diabetes.

Recovering Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetics May Be Possible

Researchers Testing Beta Cells

A new discovery may lead to the recovery of insulin-producing beta cells in people with type 1 diabetes.

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Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough with Artemisinin Treatment

Photo of Human Islets of Langerhans

Researchers have announced that FDA-approved artemisinins, used for decades to treat malaria, offer a completely new therapy for type 1 diabetes.

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New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

Happy Boy - New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

Exciting new approach to treating type 1 diabetes limits damage caused by the immune system and could end the need for regular insulin injections.

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Type 1 Diabetics with Insulin Pumps Benefit from Aerobic Exercise

Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

A new study of people with type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump details how aerobic exercise improved metabolic control and reduced insulin requirement.

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First Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G

The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no input from the user.

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Combo Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Improves Blood Glucose Control

Combo Therapy Helps Type 1 Diabetes

A new study shows that a regimen of three medications helped people with Type 1 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control and shed pounds.

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Adolescent Diabetes Higher Than Previously Reported

July 19 Edition of JAMA

Research recently published by JAMA details the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in American adolescents and previous estimates were lower than they should have been.

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Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes - Extra Steps Help Kids

 

New research shows improvements in cardiovascular health for type 1 diabetic children who take just 1000 extra steps each day.

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Automated OCL Insulin System Improved Glucose Control in Kids

Journal: Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT)

A newly published journal article details the success of an overnight closed-loop (OCL) control system, intended to mimic pancreatic beta-cell function, among children with diabetes.

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Air Pollution Linked to Poorer Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

Pollution Affects Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol

Exposure to air pollution has an especially negative impact on people with diabetes, which includes worsening blood sugar levels.

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