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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.

July 19 Edition of JAMA

Adolescent Diabetes Higher Than Previously Reported

Research recently published by JAMA details the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in American adolescents and previous estimates were lower than they should have...

More Ontario Children are Getting Diagnosed with Diabetes

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

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.

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.

National Survey Estimates Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Among Adolescents

An estimated 39,000 U.S. adolescents may have type 2 diabetes and more than 2.5 million may have impaired fasting glucose levels, which could lead to diabetes and other health problems.

Improve Healthy Eating by Involving Kids in Grocery Shopping

Getting kids to eat their fruits and vegetables can be a challenge for any parent. However, involving children in grocery shopping is an important step in getting kids interested in fruits and vegetables.

Soft Drink Consumption May Increase Childhood Obesity

Obesity is one of the biggest threats to child health.

2 Drugs Better Than 1 to Treat Youth with Type 2 Diabetes

A combination of two specific diabetes drugs was more effective in treating youth with recent-onset type 2 diabetes than one of the drugs alone

New Data Confirms Protocol to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

New data published in "Science" provide further support for a protocol to reverse type 1 diabetes in mice and new evidence that adult precursor cells from the spleen can contribute to the regeneration of beta cells.

Heart Disease Will Shorten Lives of Today’s Teens

A new study that takes a complete snapshot of adolescent cardiovascular health in the United States reveals a dismal picture of teens who are likely to die of heart disease at a younger age than adults do today.

A Viral Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

Viruses can both cause and prevent autoimmune disease. Therefore viruses that do not directly destroy b cells may actually enhance the course of autoimmune diabetes.

Researchers: Traditional Chinese Exercises Can Help Combat Diabetes

A pilot study for Australia's first clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of traditional Chinese exercises in preventing the growing problem of diabetes has produced startling results.

Possible Vaccine for Type 1 Diabetes

A new vaccine being tested in a human clinical trial holds a great deal of promise for treating type 1 diabetes, a disease that newly afflicts 35,000 children each year.

Type 1 Diabetes Drug Very Effective in Trial

An experimental drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages has proven strikingly effective over two years in about half of the patients who participated in the phase 2 clinical trial.
Germs Help Cause Type 1 Diabetes

Study: Germs Have a Role in Causing Type 1 Diabetes

New research suggests that germs may be partly to blame for the development of type 1 diabetes because they activate killer T-cells. Germs could play...

Researchers Turn Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Billions of Human Insulin Producing Cells

Researchers announced that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.

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