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Current news and events relating to Juvenile Diabetes, also known as type 1 diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, potential cures and more.

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

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.Researchers...

Diabetic Enteropathy Cause, Treatment and Possible Prevention Discovered

Diabetic enteropathy - with gastrointestinal symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating and nausea - may soon be preventable and treatable. Exciting news considering that it...
Researchers Testing Beta Cells

Recovering Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetics May Be Possible

A new discovery may lead to the recovery of insulin-producing beta cells in people with type 1 diabetes.A Yale-led research team identified how insulin-producing...
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Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough with Artemisinin Treatment

Researchers have announced that FDA-approved artemisinins, used for decades to treat malaria, offer a completely new therapy for type 1 diabetes.It promises to be...
Children with Diabetes - More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Rates of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, with the fastest rise seen...

BCG Vaccine for Tuberculosis May Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Exciting news for people with Type 1 Diabetes. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), a generic drug with over 90 years of clinical use and safety data,...
Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G

First Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no...
Children with Diabetes - Not Getting Proper Eye Care

Diabetic Children Not Screened Properly for Retinopathy

Diabetes among youths has been steadily increasing, but proper evaluations for diabetic retinopathy are falling short of recommendations.Many youths with type 1 and 2...
Combo Therapy Helps Type 1 Diabetes

Combo Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Improves Blood Glucose Control

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

Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

  New research shows improvements in cardiovascular health for type 1 diabetic children who take just 1000 extra steps each day.Keeping count of daily steps...
CU Researchers Identify Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists Find a Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

University of Colorado School of Medicine scientists made a big discovery -- identifying a factor that may trigger type 1 diabetes.A team of researchers,...

Promising Method to Treat All Forms of Diabetes Found

Findings in human, mouse and zebrafish beta cells suggest a promising method to help treat all forms of diabetes, according to researchers at Joslin...

Insulin Production Restored in Type 1 Diabetic Woman with New Treatment

A new, minimally invasive transplant technique has restored natural insulin production in a woman with Type 1 Diabetes. She is now completely off insulin...
Germs Help Cause Type 1 Diabetes

Study: Germs Have a Role in Causing Type 1 Diabetes

New research suggests that germs may be partly to blame for the development of type 1 diabetes because they activate killer T-cells.Germs could play...
Pollution Affects Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol

Air Pollution Linked to Poorer Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

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

Replacements for Harmful Chemicals in Plastics are Just as Bad, Increasing Risk of Diabetes...

New study shows that two of the chemicals that are increasingly being used to make everything from plastic wrap and food containers to cosmetics...

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