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.
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.
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 after two years.
Replacements for Harmful Chemicals in Plastics are Just as Bad, Increasing Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension
New study shows that two of the chemicals that are increasingly being used to make everything from plastic wrap and food containers to cosmetics are linked to a rise in diabetes and high blood pressure in children and adolescents.
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 with type 1 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 insights into how young people cope with the disease. The sophisticated scientific instrument? A camera.
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 comes to treating type 1 diabetes with insulin producing islet cells.
A potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, has increased by 55 percent in youths diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
According to a joint statement by the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes about the safety and efficacy of insulin pumps, a comprehensive safety overhaul is needed. The lead author further advises that anyone using a pump should have a pump failure plan. [Read more…]