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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...

Weight Lifting Can Help Overweight Teens Reduce Risk of Diabetes

Teens at risk of developing diabetes can prevent or delay its onset through strength training exercise, a University of Southern California study has found.

Unique UNC Study Confirms Suspected Worldwide Epidemic of Childhood Obesity

Twenty-five of every 100 U.S. children are either overweight or obese, but children from other major nations are beginning to weigh too much as well, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study concludes. Sixteen percent of Russian youths are overweight or downright fat, and the figure for Chinese children is 7 percent.

A Tiny Pump Promises Big Time Performance: BU Invention Could Sweeten Diabetes Therapy Within...

Hopes are that within the next 3 to 5 years diabetics could see their quality of life enhanced by this chip-sized pump with no moving parts.

More Ontario Children are Getting Diagnosed with Diabetes

Ontario children are more likely to get diagnosed with diabetes than their American counterparts.

Most Parents Don’t Realize Their 4- or 5-Year-Olds are Overweight or Obese

Half of the mothers who took part in a study thought that their obese four or five year-old was normal weight, as did 39 per cent of the fathers.

Study: 1 in 523 Children and Adolescents Have Diabetes

About one in every 523 children and adolescents in the United States had physician-diagnosed diabetes in 2001, according to estimates.

Urban Children with Type 1 Diabetes Skyrockets

Over the past 20-years, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia. These young children are at the highest risk for death.

Incidence of Fatty Liver Disease Rises as Obesity in Children Increases

Researchers are taking a closer look at Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis, more popularly known as Fatty Liver Disease, whose incidence is rising as obesity in children increases.

Explosion of Child Obesity Predicted to Shorten US Life Expectancy

Trend of increasing life expectancy is about to reverse itself -- due to the rapid rise in obesity, especially among children.

Strong Evidence Links Soft Drink Consumption to Obesity, Diabetes

The case against swigging soda just got stronger. A review of 88 studies finds strong evidence to reduce population consumption of soft drinks.

Poll: Obesity Cited Number-One Kids’ Health Issue: Americans Split on Who’s Responsible

Obesity or being overweight is seen as the most important health issue for U.S. children, according to a new poll.

Children in Lower Socio-Economic Backgrounds at High Risk for Type-2 Diabetes

Lower socioeconomic children are at high risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Experimental Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Patients Shows Promise

New research monitoring the effects of Islet cell transplantation resulted in near-normal metabolic control and decreased hypoglycemia.

Special Cell Prevents Diabetes in Mouse Model

A special type of dendritic cell unusual for its capacity to promote the swift death of T cells appears to prevent diabetes.

Revised Definition Means Millions More Have Pre-Diabetes

Pre-diabetes - a condition that raises a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke - is far more common in America than previously believed.

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