A new study has found that a child's fatness at age five is not related to being breastfed or the age in infancy when other foods are introduced.
Children with chronic health conditions such as diabetes are 88% more likely to suffer physical abuse than healthy children, according to research in the March issue of Acta Paediatrica.
apid rates of weight gain during infancy could be linked to obesity later in childhood, report researchers in the February issue of Pediatrics.
A major finding, which represents an important step toward a potential cure for type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes, has been made.
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.
Low Birthweight Link to Diabetes: Opportunity to Rescue Insulin-Making Cells and Thwart Future Onset
Common condition that leads to low birthweight babies may predispose the infants to obesity and diabetes.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, UF Health Type 1 diabetes researchers and their colleagues have tapped into an encyclopedia, revealing new...
A safer method to deliver the insulin gene to diabetes patients using nanoparticles, was presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy (ASGT) in Seattle.
Study shows maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way for them to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and grow up with a happy heart.
New ASU study examines the factors that contribute toward children becoming overweight or obese in early adulthood.
The case against swigging soda just got stronger. A review of 88 studies finds strong evidence to reduce population consumption of soft drinks.
Scientists have identified a gene that may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes.
New research monitoring the effects of Islet cell transplantation resulted in near-normal metabolic control and decreased hypoglycemia.
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...
Researchers help create a closed-loop artificial pancreas to automatically monitor blood sugar levels and administer insulin to patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Researchers announced that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.