Juvenile Diabetes

Current news and events relating to Juvenile Diabetes, also known as type 1 diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, potential cures and more.

Study Examines Insulin Pump Therapy in Adolescents

Joslin study shows durability of insulin pump therapy for adolescents and identifies factors to help them overcome barriers to success.

Pig Cells Used To Treat Diabetic Children; Studies Aim to Wean Patients Off All...

New findings in clinical and basic science transplantation research to be presented; results of a study that treated diabetic children with a combination of cells from a pig’s pancreas and testes, and findings from three separate studies with a common goal in mind: to wean organ transplant patients off all anti-rejection drugs less than one year after transplantation, defying the tenet that such drugs are required for life.

New Cause of Cardiac Damage After Heart Attack in Type 1 Diabetics Found

After people with type 1 diabetes have a heart attack, their long-term chance of suffering even more heart damage skyrockets. Now researchers have identified the misstep that sparks this runaway chronic damage and a promising way to block it.

Urgent Recall of Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips

The FDA is working with Nova Diabetes Care to recall 21 lots of glucose test strips marketed under the brand names Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips and Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter Kits. The test strips under recall may report a false, abnormally high blood glucose result.

Parents Blind to Their Children’s Weight

Researchers surveyed more than 1200 families to find out if parents had concerns about their children's weight and if they took any preventative action to avoid obesity in their children.

Rapid Infant Weight Gain May Predict Childhood Obesity

Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia find that rapid rates of weight gain during infancy could be linked to obesity later in childhood.

Improve Healthy Eating by Involving Kids in Grocery Shopping

Getting kids to eat their fruits and vegetables can be a challenge for any parent. However, involving children in grocery shopping is an important step in getting kids interested in fruits and vegetables.

Replacements for Harmful Chemicals in Plastics are Just as Bad, Increasing Risk of Diabetes...

New study shows that two of the chemicals that are increasingly being used to make everything from plastic wrap and food containers to cosmetics...

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