A single course of antibiotics early in childhood may increase risk for Type 1 diabetes according to new findings published this week.
A very high proportion of children who are having surgery are overweight or obese, and because of the excess weight have a greater chance of experiencing problems associated with the surgery, according to a new study.
Adding certain foods to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis.
Breastfeeding Has Minor Effect in Reducing Risk of Childhood Overweight: Mother’s Overweight More Likely...
Breast feeding appears to be a minor factor in reducing the likelihood of childhood overweight, according to a study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and two other Federal agencies.
New findings suggest that a drug already used to treat autoimmune disorders might also help slow the destruction of insulin-producing cells in patients recently diagnosed with insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes.
Research has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes.
A team of researchers has found that a common family of viruses may play an important role in triggering the development of diabetes, particularly in children.
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.
According to a new study, youth with type 1 diabetes have now been found to have abnormal insulin resistance.
Researchers have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin.
Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child's risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat - including dangerous, deep abdominal fat - but 40 minutes works even better...
Diabetic enteropathy - with gastrointestinal symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating and nausea - may soon be preventable and treatable. Exciting news considering that it...
Findings in human, mouse and zebrafish beta cells suggest a promising method to help treat all forms of diabetes, according to researchers at Joslin...
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.
Millions of people suffering from diabetes mellitus may be spared the ordeal of pricking their fingers several times a day to test blood sugar levels.
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.