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

Lowering Insulin Cost for Diabetics

Plan to Combat Soaring Insulin Costs Proposed to Lower Costs for Diabetics

A new proposal details how insulin costs can be lowered for diabetics, and the top 3 insulin manufacturers are taking steps to make insulin less expensive.
Vitamin B Supplements Help Kidney Function in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Vitamin B Supplements May Protect Kidneys in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Vitamin B deficiency is associated with an increased risk of kidney damage in people with type-1 diabetes, but Vitamin B supplements may help preserve kidney function.
Antibiotic Use in Children May Increase Diabetes Risk

Giving Children Antibiotics May Increase Type 1 Diabetes Risk

A single course of antibiotics early in childhood may increase risk for Type 1 diabetes according to new findings published this week.
Verapamil for TYpe 1 Diabetes

Common Blood Pressure Medicine an Effective Type 1 Diabetes Therapy, Clinical Trial Reveals

Safe and effective therapy discovered to reduce insulin requirements and hypoglycemic episodes in certain Type 1 diabetics using a common blood pressure drug.
Insulin Pill for Diabetes

New Insulin Pill to Replace Daily Injections Developed

Insulin pill for diabetes created by Harvard researchers. This oral insulin delivery method dramatically transforms the way diabetics keep their blood sugar levels in check.
Neontal Diabetes - Treatment Called a Miracle

Lancet: Miracle Treatment for Diabetic Babies Provides Long-Term Success

The Lancet details a miracle treatment which is successful in treatment of neonatal diabetes (babies with diabetes) over the long-term, providing excellent sugar control after 10 years.
Children with Diabetes - More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Rates of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, with the fastest rise seen...
Children with Diabetes - Not Getting Proper Eye Care

Diabetic Children Not Screened Properly for Retinopathy

Diabetes among youths has been steadily increasing, but proper evaluations for diabetic retinopathy are falling short of recommendations. Many youths with type 1 and 2...
Researchers Testing Beta Cells

Recovering Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetics May Be Possible

A new discovery may lead to the recovery of insulin-producing beta cells in people with type 1 diabetes. A Yale-led research team identified how insulin-producing...
Photo of Human Islets of Langerhans

Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough with Artemisinin Treatment

Researchers have announced that FDA-approved artemisinins, used for decades to treat malaria, offer a completely new therapy for type 1 diabetes. It promises to be...
Happy Boy - New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

Exciting new approach to treating type 1 diabetes limits damage caused by the immune system and could end the need for regular insulin injections. Researchers...
Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetics with Insulin Pumps Benefit from Aerobic Exercise

A new study of people with type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump details how aerobic exercise improved metabolic control and reduced insulin...
Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G

First Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no...
Combo Therapy Helps Type 1 Diabetes

Combo Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Improves Blood Glucose Control

A new study shows that a regimen of three medications helped people with Type 1 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control and shed pounds. A...
July 19 Edition of JAMA

Adolescent Diabetes Higher Than Previously Reported

Research recently published by JAMA details the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in American adolescents and previous estimates were lower than they should have...
Type 1 Diabetes - Extra Steps Help Kids

Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

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

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