Infections Can Increase Risk of Diabetes in Children

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A recently published study details how a certain type of infection in infants is associated with a greater risk of developing type 1 diabetes.

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Study: Germs Have a Role in Causing Type 1 Diabetes

Germs Help Cause 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.

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Vitamin D Deficiency Found in Kids with Type 1 Diabetes


A high number of type 1 diabetic children that were previously considered at no or low risk of having low levels of vitamin D actually do have low levels of vitamin D.

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Scientists Find a Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

CU Researchers Identify 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.

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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 of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM).

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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 and injections.

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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 Diabetes Center.

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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 affects up to 80% of people with Type 1 Diabetes.

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Insulin Production Restored in Type 1 Diabetic Woman with New Treatment

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A new, minimally invasive transplant technique has restored natural insulin production in a woman with Type 1 Diabetes. She is now completely off insulin and has an excellent glucose profile.

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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, will move into phase 2 of testing after it reversed advanced type 1 diabetes in it’s phase 1 trial.

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