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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: 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.

Chronically Ill Children Are 88 Percent More Likely to Suffer Physical Abuse

Children with chronic health conditions such as diabetes are 88% more likely to suffer physical abuse than healthy children, according to research in the March issue of Acta Paediatrica.

Rapid Weight Gain in Infancy May Lead to Obesity at Age 7

apid rates of weight gain during infancy could be linked to obesity later in childhood, report researchers in the February issue of Pediatrics.

Scientists Make Major Finding on Potential Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

A major finding, which represents an important step toward a potential cure for type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes, has been made.

A Mother’s Obesity Can Cause Malformations In Her Children

A study of more than 2000 children of women with gestational diabetes has revealed that obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children.

Low Birthweight Link to Diabetes: Opportunity to Rescue Insulin-Making Cells and Thwart Future Onset

Common condition that leads to low birthweight babies may predispose the infants to obesity and diabetes.

Photos Helping Researchers Understand Juvenile Diabetes

If a picture is worth a thousand words, UF Health Type 1 diabetes researchers and their colleagues have tapped into an encyclopedia, revealing new...

Novel Delivery Method of Insulin Gene to Combat Juvenile Diabetes Developed

A safer method to deliver the insulin gene to diabetes patients using nanoparticles, was presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy (ASGT) in Seattle.

Healthy Weight Means Healthier Blood Lipid Profile In Children

Study shows maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way for them to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and grow up with a happy heart.

Family Environment A Significant Predictor Of Adolescent Obesity

New ASU study examines the factors that contribute toward children becoming overweight or obese in early adulthood.

Strong Evidence Links Soft Drink Consumption to Obesity, Diabetes

The case against swigging soda just got stronger. A review of 88 studies finds strong evidence to reduce population consumption of soft drinks.

Found: A Gene That May Play a Role in Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists have identified a gene that may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes.

Experimental Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Patients Shows Promise

New research monitoring the effects of Islet cell transplantation resulted in near-normal metabolic control and decreased hypoglycemia.
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Artificial Pancreas to Undergo Final Tests, Could Lead to FDA Approval

University of Virginia project turns a smartphone into an artificial pancreas, could transform lives of people with type-1 diabetes and replace need for testing...

Researchers Create Closed-Loop Artificial Pancreas

Researchers help create a closed-loop artificial pancreas to automatically monitor blood sugar levels and administer insulin to patients with Type 1 diabetes.

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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