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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.

FDA Approves NovoLog for Treatment of Diabetes in Children

Novo Nordisk Inc announced that the FDA has approved the supplemental new drug application of NovoLog for the treatment of diabetes in children.

New Vaccine May Stop Progression of Type I Diabetes

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

Adding Certain Foods to Diets of Type 1 Diabetic Children Helped Produce Insulin

Adding foods rich in specific amino and fatty acids to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis.

Overweight Hispanic Youth Face Increased Risk of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome

New research shows that large numbers of overweight Hispanic youth already have complications of obesity, including impaired glucose tolerance, which can lead to diabetes, and metabolic syndrome.

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...

Simple Blood Test In Doctor’s Office Could Detect New Cases of Diabetes

A new study indicates that performing diabetes tests on people visiting the doctor for other health concerns may be a helpful and cost-effective screening strategy.

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.

Cord Blood May Preserve Insulin Levels in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Umbilical cord blood may safely preserve insulin production in children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

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.

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.

Study Sheds Light on Participants in National SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study

University of South Carolina public health researchers have examined the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study to characterize its participants. The findings could help other scientists understand how to recruit children and teens into future studies.

Maya Children in U.S. More Likely To Be Overweight and Obese Than Whites or...

Maya children in the United States are taller and longer-legged than Mayan children in Guatemala, as a result of greater access to food and health care. But they are also much heavier.

Study Links Vitamin D, Type 1 Diabetes

Sun exposure and vitamin D levels may play a strong role in risk of type 1 diabetes in children, according to new findings by researchers.

Study Estimates 15,000 Children and Teens Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes Annually

Approximately 15,000 children and adolescents in the United States are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and about 3,700 youth are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes annually.

Fighting The Battle Of The Bulge In Children

A parent who encourages a preschool child to clean his plate before leaving the table or before getting dessert may be contributing to a problem that has grown to epidemic proportions in the United States-obesity among preschool children.

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.

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