A single course of antibiotics early in childhood may increase risk for Type 1 diabetes according to new findings published this week.
An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate. The results offer possible hope of curing a disease that affects 3 million Americans.
Investigators have successfully prevented the onset of type 1 diabetes in mice prone to developing the disease using an antibody against a receptor on the surface of immune T-cells. Findings have significant implications for the prevention of type 1 diabetes.
A new study indicates that performing diabetes tests on people visiting the doctor for other health concerns may be a helpful and cost-effective screening strategy.
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.
Diabetes risk is mainly associated with increased body mass index (BMI) close to the time of diagnosis at early adulthood, while coronary heart disease risk is associated with elevated BMI both at adolescence and adulthood.
New ASU study examines the factors that contribute toward children becoming overweight or obese in early adulthood.
Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections, a new study reports.
The case against swigging soda just got stronger. A review of 88 studies finds strong evidence to reduce population consumption of soft drinks.