Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Slow Heart Disease for Type 1 Diabetics

Type 2 Diabetes Drug for Type 1 Diabetes Heart Health

For the first time ever, researchers studied the use of a common type 2 diabetes drug on type 1 diabetes patients and found it lowered their chances of developing heart disease.

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Insulin Pill Can Deliver Painless Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes Insulin Pill

Using patented Cholestosomes developed in the McCourt/Mielnicki lab, researchers have successfully encapsulated insulin, which means insulin shots could be replaced with a pill.

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Combo Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Improves Blood Glucose Control

Combo Therapy Helps Type 1 Diabetes

A new study shows that a regimen of three medications helped people with Type 1 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control and shed pounds.

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Study: Diabetes Challenges and Inspires Family Members

Family Support and Diabetes Outcomes

A Penn State study looked at the outcomes of people with diabetes when their family members supported and helped them with their diabetes. Their findings were very interesting…

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Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes - Extra Steps Help Kids


New research shows improvements in cardiovascular health for type 1 diabetic children who take just 1000 extra steps each day.

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Diabetes Alert Dogs? Dogs Smell Scent of Hypoglycemia

Diabetes Sniffing Dogs

Study explains why some dogs can smell dangerously low blood sugar levels in people and how people with diabetes can benefit.

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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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Fluoride Risks to Diabetics, Kidney Patients and Thyroid Function


Diabetics and patients with kidney disease often consume increased amounts of fluorides from fluoridated water, which can harm thyroid function, the body and the brain.

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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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