Research team found that by using precursor cells that had not completely differentiated, the transplanted cells could regenerate into fully functional beta cells.
Sun exposure and vitamin D levels may play a strong role in risk of type 1 diabetes in children, according to new findings by researchers.
Research has found that sleep deprivation is associated with an almost a two-fold increased risk of being obese for both children and adults.
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.
Children who participated in a family-based weight management program designed for inner-city minority children had better outcomes regarding weight gain, body fat, body mass index (BMI) and insulin sensitivity compared to children who received traditional weight counseling in a clinic.
Research has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes.
Infants who get their first solid food before 4 months of age and after 6 months may have a higher risk of developing Type 1 diabetes.
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.
Novo Nordisk Inc announced that the FDA has approved the supplemental new drug application of NovoLog for the treatment of diabetes in children.