The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no...
Teens at risk of developing diabetes can prevent or delay its onset through strength training exercise, a University of Southern California study has found.
Twenty-five of every 100 U.S. children are either overweight or obese, but children from other major nations are beginning to weigh too much as well, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study concludes. Sixteen percent of Russian youths are overweight or downright fat, and the figure for Chinese children is 7 percent.
Hopes are that within the next 3 to 5 years diabetics could see their quality of life enhanced by this chip-sized pump with no moving parts.
Ontario children are more likely to get diagnosed with diabetes than their American counterparts.
Half of the mothers who took part in a study thought that their obese four or five year-old was normal weight, as did 39 per cent of the fathers.
About one in every 523 children and adolescents in the United States had physician-diagnosed diabetes in 2001, according to estimates.
Over the past 20-years, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia. These young children are at the highest risk for death.
Researchers are taking a closer look at Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis, more popularly known as Fatty Liver Disease, whose incidence is rising as obesity in children increases.
Trend of increasing life expectancy is about to reverse itself -- due to the rapid rise in obesity, especially among children.
The case against swigging soda just got stronger. A review of 88 studies finds strong evidence to reduce population consumption of soft drinks.
Obesity or being overweight is seen as the most important health issue for U.S. children, according to a new poll.
Lower socioeconomic children are at high risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes.
New research monitoring the effects of Islet cell transplantation resulted in near-normal metabolic control and decreased hypoglycemia.
A special type of dendritic cell unusual for its capacity to promote the swift death of T cells appears to prevent diabetes.
Pre-diabetes - a condition that raises a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke - is far more common in America than previously believed.