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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.

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.

High Rate of Overweight and Obesity Found in Children Having Surgery

A very high proportion of children who are having surgery are overweight or obese, and because of the excess weight have a greater chance of experiencing problems associated with the surgery, according to a new study.

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.

Breastfeeding Has Minor Effect in Reducing Risk of Childhood Overweight: Mother’s Overweight More Likely...

Breast feeding appears to be a minor factor in reducing the likelihood of childhood overweight, according to a study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and two other Federal agencies.

FDA-Approved Drug May Slow Beta Cell Destruction in Type 1 Diabetes Patients

New findings suggest that a drug already used to treat autoimmune disorders might also help slow the destruction of insulin-producing cells in patients recently diagnosed with insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes.

New Causes of Diabetes Discovered

Research has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes.

New Study of Human Pancreases Links Virus to Cause of Type 1 Diabetes

A team of researchers has found that a common family of viruses may play an important role in triggering the development of diabetes, particularly in children.

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.

Cardiovascular Risk in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Linked Primarily to Insulin Resistance

According to a new study, youth with type 1 diabetes have now been found to have abnormal insulin resistance.

Researchers Find Potential New Non-Insulin Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin.

Studies: Children’s Health Provided Added Benefit from Longer Exercise

Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child's risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat - including dangerous, deep abdominal fat - but 40 minutes works even better...

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...

Promising Method to Treat All Forms of Diabetes Found

Findings in human, mouse and zebrafish beta cells suggest a promising method to help treat all forms of diabetes, according to researchers at Joslin...

Markers Shown to I.D. Diabetes in Still-Healthy People

Researchers have confirmed the role played by three molecules known as cytokines as a cause of Type 2 diabetes, and further, have identified these molecules as early biological markers that may be used to more accurately predict future incidences of diabetes among apparently healthy individuals.

Pitt Researchers Develop Non-Invasive Glucose Sensor

Millions of people suffering from diabetes mellitus may be spared the ordeal of pricking their fingers several times a day to test blood sugar levels.

New Study Demonstrates Glucose Device Rapidly Alleviates Major Symptom of Type 1 Diabetes in...

Hypoglycemia is difficult to treat, particularly in children younger than five years of age, because of difficulties in administering the correct glucose dose as well as patient compliance. Researchers presented data that demonstrated how a new approach that could change the way this disorder is managed in millions of pediatric diabetes patients worldwide.

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