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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.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Paving Way for Artificial Pancreas

The artificial pancreas is moving closer to becoming a reality for adults and children with diabetes, thanks in no small part to the use...
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Artificial Pancreas to Undergo Final Tests, Could Lead to FDA Approval

University of Virginia project turns a smartphone into an artificial pancreas, could transform lives of people with type-1 diabetes and replace need for testing...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Beta Cell Function Preserved with Alefacept in New-onset Type 1 Diabetics

Study shows that people with new-onset type 1 diabetes who took two courses of alefacept soon after being diagnosed showed preserved beta cell function...

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...

The Best Pancreas System for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

New study shows that the dual-hormone artificial pancreas provides the most benefits by reducing the time spent in nocturnal hypoglycemia with children and adolescents...

Photos Helping Researchers Understand Juvenile Diabetes

If a picture is worth a thousand words, UF Health Type 1 diabetes researchers and their colleagues have tapped into an encyclopedia, revealing new...

Bigger Capsules the Key to Transplanting Islet Cells?

Something as simple as changing the size of the cell-carrying spheres may be the answer to the problem researchers have been having when it...
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Serious Diabetes Complications Increasing Among American Youth

A potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, has increased by 55 percent in youths diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.The incidence of a...
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Antipsychotic and Anti-depressant Drugs Given to Children Increases Diabetes Risk

Antipsychotic drugs prescribed to children and adolescents with disruptive behaviors, such as ADHD, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, can cause Type 2 diabetes and obesity....

Experts: Greater Safety Review Needed for Insulin pumps

According to a joint statement by the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes about the safety and efficacy...
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Additive Manufacturing to Make Diabetes Management Better, Cheaper, More Comfortable

Engineers are using additive manufacturing to create an improved type of glucose sensor for diabetes patients. It will become part of a system that...

Teens and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Welcome Peer Mentoring

Majority of those surveyed expressed an interest in a peer mentoring program to improve diabetes control.

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