Juvenile Diabetes

Current news and events relating to Juvenile Diabetes, also known as type 1 diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, potential cures and more.

Human Skin Cells May Help Treat Diabetes

Starting from human skin cells, researchers have created human insulin-producing cells that respond to glucose and correct blood-sugar levels.

People with Type 1 Diabetes Live Longer with Early Blood Glucose Control

People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose (blood sugar) early in their disease are likely to live longer than those who do not.

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.

Type 1 Diabetics’ Blood Sugar Defense Mechanisms Restored After Islet Cell Transplantation

Type 1 diabetics who have developed low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) as a complication of insulin treatments over time are able to regain normal internal recognition of the condition after receiving pancreatic islet cell transplantation.

Researchers Turn Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Billions of Human Insulin Producing Cells

Researchers announced that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.

Long-Acting Insulin Safer and More Effective for People with Type 1 Diabetes

Long-acting insulin is safer and more effective than intermediate-acting insulin for patients with Type 1 diabetes, according to new research.

Study: Technique May Restore Ability to Produce Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics

Study finds that a peptide called caerulein can convert existing cells in the pancreas into those cells destroyed in type 1 diabetes-insulin-producing beta cells.

New Causes of Diabetes Discovered

Research has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes.

New Procedure Offers Improved Outcomes for Type 1 Diabetic Patients

The latest approach to islet transplantation has produced substantially improved results for patients with type 1 diabetes, and may offer a more durable alternative to a whole pancreas transplant.

Type 1 Diabetes Drug Very Effective in Trial

An experimental drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages has proven strikingly effective over two years in about half of the patients who participated in the phase 2 clinical trial.

Urgent Recall of Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips

The FDA is working with Nova Diabetes Care to recall 21 lots of glucose test strips marketed under the brand names Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips and Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter Kits. The test strips under recall may report a false, abnormally high blood glucose result.

Eating Certain Foods May Help Kids with Type 1 Diabetes Produce Insulin

Adding certain foods to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis.

Adding Certain Foods to Diets of Type 1 Diabetic Children Helped Produce Insulin

Adding foods rich in specific amino and fatty acids to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis.

Risk of Diabetes Doubled for Infants Starting Solid Food Before 4 Months Old

Infants who get their first solid food before 4 months of age and after 6 months may have a higher risk of developing Type 1 diabetes.

Urban Children with Type 1 Diabetes Skyrockets

Over the past 20-years, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia. These young children are at the highest risk for death.

Daily Sessions of Whole-Body Vibration May Combat Pre-diabetes in Youth

Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination.

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