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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Infections Can Increase Risk of Diabetes in Children

Picture of Dr. Beyerlein & Prof. Dr. Ziegler

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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