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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.

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...
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.

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...
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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...

Children With Diabetes Sue School Districts, State

The suit asks the Court to compel public school officials to comply with federal law by providing the assistance that California students with diabetes require to manage their diabetes during the school day.
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...

BCG Vaccine for Tuberculosis May Cure Type 1 Diabetes

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,...
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...
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...

Insulin Production Restored in Type 1 Diabetic Woman with New Treatment

A new, minimally invasive transplant technique has restored natural insulin production in a woman with Type 1 Diabetes. She is now completely off insulin...
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.
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...
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...
Boris Kovatchev

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...
Pollution Affects Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol

Air Pollution Linked to Poorer Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

Exposure to air pollution has an especially negative impact on people with diabetes, which includes worsening blood sugar levels. Exposure to air pollution can worsen...
Germs Help Cause Type 1 Diabetes

Study: Germs Have a Role in Causing 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. Germs could play...

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