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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.

New Vaccine May Stop Progression of Type I Diabetes

New vaccine has been shown in early trials to stop progression of type I diabetes.

Reducing Sugar and Increasing Fiber Intake May Improve Diabetes Risk Factors in Latino Teens

Reducing sugar intake by the equivalent of one can of soda per day and increasing fiber intake by the amount equivalent to one half cup of beans per day appears to improve risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes in Latino adolescents.

Adult Stem Cells Selectively Delivered Into The Eye and Used to Control Angiogenesis

A team of researchers has discovered a way to use adult bone marrow stem cells to form new blood vessels in the eye or to deliver chemicals that will prevent the abnormal formation of new vessels.
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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...

Early Artificial Pancreas Trials Show Benefits for Kids, Teenagers with Diabetes

Researchers showed that using a first-generation artificial pancreas system overnight can lower the risk of low blood sugar emergencies while sleeping, and at the same time improve diabetes control.

Finding of Key Blood Sugar controller Could Yield New Diabetes Drugs

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers have discovered the long-sought molecular "switch" that regulates the liver’s production of glucose.

Study Suggests Insulin May Have Potential to Prevent Thrombosis Leading to Heart Attack and...

Insulin may interfere with the cascade of reactions that promote clot formation and platelet aggregation in heart-attack patients and may help prevent clot formation and plaque development.

Increased Duration of Breastfeeding Associated With Decreased Risk of Diabetes

Women who breastfeed longer have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study in the November 23/30 issue of JAMA.

A Mother’s Obesity Can Cause Malformations In Her Children

A study of more than 2000 children of women with gestational diabetes has revealed that obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children.

Study Shows How Gene Action May Lead to Diabetes Prevention, Cure

A gene commonly studied by cancer researchers has been linked to the metabolic inflammation that leads to diabetes.

Researchers One Step Closer To Creating Oral Insulin

researchers have shown that designer molecules can interact with the body's insulin receptor.

Dietary Adherence Associated with Better Glucose Control in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

A study by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center has shown that adherence to prescribed dietary recommendations is associated with better glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes.
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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...

Novel Peptide Could Boost Availability and Success of Islet Cell Transplant for Type-1 Diabetes

A peptide developed by scientists may expand the availability and durability of islet cell transplant for patients with type 1 diabetes, which is characterized by a lack of these insulin-producing cells.

Tools for Predicting Diabetes Are Not Being Used

New research suggests that many cases of diabetes could be prevented by making use of existing prediction tools.

Replacements for Harmful Chemicals in Plastics are Just as Bad, Increasing Risk of Diabetes...

New study shows that two of the chemicals that are increasingly being used to make everything from plastic wrap and food containers to cosmetics...

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