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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.

T Cell Discovery Shows Promise for Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

A research team has identified the role of a type of T cell in type 1 diabetes that may lead to new treatment options for young patients.

Gene Variant Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, But Healthy Lifestyle Changes Reduce Genetic...

Researchers have confirmed that a gene variant confers susceptibility to type 2 diabetes in participants of the Diabetes Prevention Program.

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.

Stem Cells Cultured from Human Bone Marrow Behave Like Those Derived from Brain Tissue

Stem cells taken from adult human bone marrow have been manipulated by scientists to generate aggregates of cells called spheres that are similar to those derived from neural stem cells of the brain.

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.

Hispanic Children in US at Greater Risk for Obesity than Other Ethnic/Racial Groups

The prevalence of overweight in the US population is among the highest in Mexican-American children and adolescents. Culturally appropriate nutritional intervention needed, according to nutrition experts.

New P.E. Study Demonstrates Vigorous Exercise Can Lower Adolescents’ Body Fat, Blood Pressure

By cutting the time adolescents spend standing around in school physical education classes and boosting the amount of exercise they do, experts have shown they can control the children's body fat and lower their blood pressure.

Scientists Turn Human Skin Cells Into Insulin-producing Cells

Researchers have transformed cells from human skin into cells that produce insulin, the hormone used to treat diabetes. The breakthrough may one day lead to new treatments or even a cure for the millions of people affected by the disease, researchers say.

Experts: Greater Safety Review Needed for Insulin pumps

According to a joint statement by the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes about the safety and efficacy...

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.

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.

Dietary Zinc for Diabetes Prevention Not Backed by Evidence

Despite laboratory evidence that zinc helps promote the production and action of insulin, and widespread marketing of zinc supplements for this purpose, no randomized clinical trials show that zinc supplementation prevents the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Reduction in Intake of Food Toxins Improves Diabetes in Adults

A study of Advanced Glycation End products in adults found that cutting back on processed, grilled, and fried foods, which are high in AGEs, may improve insulin resistance in people with diabetes.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Paving Way for Artificial Pancreas

The artificial pancreas is moving closer to becoming a reality for adults and children with diabetes, thanks in no small part to the use...

Advocacy Group Says Nickelodeon Should Ditch Junk Food Ads

A nutrition advocacy group is accusing the Nickelodeon television network of marketing junk food to kids through advertising and licensing deals.

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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