Umbilical cord blood may safely preserve insulin production in children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
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.
Research has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes.
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.
A study provides new information on the early steps in the development of IR and suggests why insulin-resistant people easily gain weight.
Obesity or being overweight is seen as the most important health issue for U.S. children, according to a new poll.
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...
ITN announced preliminary results from its 36-patient multicenter clinical trial of the Edmonton Protocol for islet transplantation.
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.
New research highlighting the relationship between steroids and insulin requirements suggests a possible treatment algorithm in post-liver transplant patients.
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.
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.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, UF Health Type 1 diabetes researchers and their colleagues have tapped into an encyclopedia, revealing new...
Researchers report that a novel intervention to limit consumption of sugary drinks – home deliveries of noncaloric beverages – had a beneficial effect on weight loss.
Starting from human skin cells, researchers have created human insulin-producing cells that respond to glucose and correct blood-sugar levels.