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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.

1-in-3 Type 1 Diabetics Still Produce Insulin Years After Being Diagnosed

About one-third of type 1 diabetics (T1D) produce insulin even upward of forty years from initial diagnosis, according to a new study.
Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetics with Insulin Pumps Benefit from Aerobic Exercise

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

Weight Lifting Can Help Overweight Teens Reduce Risk of Diabetes

Teens at risk of developing diabetes can prevent or delay its onset through strength training exercise, a University of Southern California study has found.

Diabetes Medication May Help Decrease BMI in Obese Adolescents

Metformin XR appears to cause a small but significant decrease in body mass index (BMI) in non-diabetic obese adolescents when combined with a lifestyle intervention program.

Israeli Scientists Block the Progression of Type I Diabetes

A team of researchers led has developed a unique approach for halting the progression of Type I (juvenile or insulin-dependent) diabetes.

Children With Diabetes Sue School Districts, State

The suit asks the Court to compel public school officials to comply with federal law by providing the assistance that California students with diabetes require to manage their diabetes during the school day.

Compound Shows Promise As Vaccine-Like Drug For Preventing Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers have identified a compound that shows promise in animal studies of becoming the first effective drug for the prevention of type 1 diabetes.

Researchers Show Way To Diabetes Cure With Gene Therapy

A gene therapy developed by researchers has apparently cured diabetes in mice.

New Causes of Diabetes Discovered

Research has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes.

Tools for Predicting Diabetes Are Not Being Used

New research suggests that many cases of diabetes could be prevented by making use of existing prediction tools.

Obesity in Preschool? It’s Not Unusual, UB Study Finds

Children are becoming obese as young as 3 years old, and obese 10-year-olds are showing abnormal liver function and abnormally high insulin levels, which may lead to type 2 diabetes.

Study Indicates Special Vaccines Could Prevent Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

Results of a new medical study suggest that vaccines can be made that would inhibit development of insulin-dependent diabetes.

Early Artificial Pancreas Trials Show Benefits for Kids, Teenagers with Diabetes

Researchers showed that using a first-generation artificial pancreas system overnight can lower the risk of low blood sugar emergencies while sleeping, and at the same time improve diabetes control.

Experimental Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Patients Shows Promise

New research monitoring the effects of Islet cell transplantation resulted in near-normal metabolic control and decreased hypoglycemia.

Studies Yield Key Insights in Preventing Destruction of Insulin-Producing Cells

Researchers a step closer to the goals of preventing type 1 diabetes and of preserving insulin production in people newly diagnosed with the disease.

Belly Fat May Affect Liver Function

A study suggests the release of lipids from abdominal fat, which drains directly to the liver, increases overnight, providing additional insight as to how abdominal fat is associated with type 2 diabetes risk.

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