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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.

Cord Blood May Preserve Insulin Levels in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Umbilical cord blood may safely preserve insulin production in children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

Can Supplements Help People with Diabetes Avoid Retinopathy?

Research review of the effects of Vitamins C and E and magnesium on diabetic retinopathy and findings from the first large study of vision problems in Hispanic and African-American infants and young children.

New Causes of Diabetes Discovered

Research has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes.

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.

New Insights Into The Early Development Of Diabetes

A study provides new information on the early steps in the development of IR and suggests why insulin-resistant people easily gain weight.

Poll: Obesity Cited Number-One Kids’ Health Issue: Americans Split on Who’s Responsible

Obesity or being overweight is seen as the most important health issue for U.S. children, according to a new poll.
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Serious Diabetes Complications Increasing Among American Youth

A potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, has increased by 55 percent in youths diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The incidence of a...

Preliminary Results of Islet Transplant Trial Confirms Potential Patient Benefits

ITN announced preliminary results from its 36-patient multicenter clinical trial of the Edmonton Protocol for islet transplantation.

New Findings Change Understanding of Adult Stem Cells

Researchers have found neural stem cells in the peripheral nervous system of adult animals, where they were not believed to exist. The studies show that the intrinsic properties of neural stem cells vary according to the region of the peripheral nervous system in which the cells are located.

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.

Treatment Algorithm Helps Successfully Manage Diabetes After Transplant Surgery

New research highlighting the relationship between steroids and insulin requirements suggests a possible treatment algorithm in post-liver transplant patients.

Parents Keep Diabetic Teens on Track

Teenagers and tweenagers with type 1 diabetes have more trouble sticking to their treatment plan - thus raising their risk of blindness, kidney failure and heart disease - if their parents become increasingly lax about monitoring the child's treatment, or if the mother-child relationship is poor.

Dietary Intervention Can Prevent the Disease Process Leading to Type 1 Diabetes

A Finnish study confirms the hypothesis that infant feeding plays a role in the initiation of the disease process leading to type 1 diabetes in children carrying increased genetic disease risk.

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...

Study: Reducing Teens’ Intake Of Sugary Drinks With Intervention

Researchers report that a novel intervention to limit consumption of sugary drinks – home deliveries of noncaloric beverages – had a beneficial effect on weight loss.

Human Skin Cells May Help Treat Diabetes

Starting from human skin cells, researchers have created human insulin-producing cells that respond to glucose and correct blood-sugar levels.

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