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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.

Study Indicates Special Vaccines Could Prevent Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

Results of a new medical study suggest that vaccines can be made that would inhibit development of insulin-dependent diabetes.

Children With Diet Lower In Fat And Higher In Fiber May Lower Risk For...

Study shows dietary intervention in adolescence benefits glycemic control and blood pressure long-term.

Teens and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Welcome Peer Mentoring

Majority of those surveyed expressed an interest in a peer mentoring program to improve diabetes control.

Study Explores Risks Of Obesity In Children With Kidney Transplants

Obese children who get kidney transplants tend to be younger, shorter and on dialysis longer than their leaner peers, according to a recent study.

Study: Inactive Kids Face 6-Fold Risk of Heart Disease by Teen Years

Young children who lead inactive lifestyles are five-to-six times more likely to be at serious risk of heart disease, with that degree of danger emerging as early as their teenage years.

New Vaccine May Stop Progression of Type I Diabetes

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

Antibody Therapy Prevents Type 1 Diabetes in Study

Investigators have successfully prevented the onset of type 1 diabetes in mice prone to developing the disease using an antibody against a receptor on the surface of immune T-cells. Findings have significant implications for the prevention of type 1 diabetes.

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.

JDRF Launches Multimillion-Dollar Center for Islet Transplantation

The need to make islet replacement successful as a viable cure for people with Juvenile Diabetes received a boost with the launch of a new JDRF Center for Islet Transplantation.

Study Shows 25 Percent of Obese Children are at High Risk for Developing Diabetes

Twenty five percent of obese children and 21 percent of obese adolescents tested by Yale researchers were glucose intolerant and at high risk for developing diabetes.

Immune System Discovery May Lead to Preventive Therapy For Diabetes

By manipulating a cell that controls the immune system’s response to infections, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and their colleague have prevented the onset of diabetes in mice predisposed to the disease. The finding one day may lead to the development of a preventive therapy for people at risk for type 1 diabetes.

Obesity is a Family Illness: Research Offers Clues on How to Stop the Cycle

The first step in addressing the obesity epidemic is to teach parents of young children how to eat right, according to new research published in Preventive Medicine.

Teenagers with Type 2 Diabetes Show Signs of Impaired Heart Function

Heart function may be affected in people with Type 2 diabetes as early as adolescence, according to a new study.

Study: Formula Feeding, Early Introduction Of Infant Food May Not Contribute To Childhood Obesity

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.

New Cause of Cardiac Damage After Heart Attack in Type 1 Diabetics Found

After people with type 1 diabetes have a heart attack, their long-term chance of suffering even more heart damage skyrockets. Now researchers have identified the misstep that sparks this runaway chronic damage and a promising way to block it.

New Needle Free Injection System Provides Comfortable Option For Taking Insulin

There's encouraging news for the more than 16 million Americans living with diabetes-painful needlesticks associated with insulin injection may soon be a thing of the past.

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