Juvenile Diabetes

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

Automated OCL Insulin System Improved Glucose Control in Kids

A newly published journal article details the success of an overnight closed-loop (OCL) control system, intended to mimic pancreatic beta-cell function, among children with...
Pollution Affects Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol

Air Pollution Linked to Poorer Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

Exposure to air pollution has an especially negative impact on people with diabetes, which includes worsening blood sugar levels. Exposure to air pollution can worsen...
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Infections Can Increase Risk of Diabetes in Children

A recently published study details how a certain type of infection in infants is associated with a greater risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Viral...
Germs Help Cause Type 1 Diabetes

Study: Germs Have a Role in Causing Type 1 Diabetes

New research suggests that germs may be partly to blame for the development of type 1 diabetes because they activate killer T-cells. Germs could play...

Vitamin D Deficiency Found in Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

A high number of type 1 diabetic children that were previously considered at no or low risk of having low levels of vitamin D...
CU Researchers Identify Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists Find a Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

University of Colorado School of Medicine scientists made a big discovery -- identifying a factor that may trigger type 1 diabetes. A team of researchers,...

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Paving Way for Artificial Pancreas

The artificial pancreas is moving closer to becoming a reality for adults and children with diabetes, thanks in no small part to the use...
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Artificial Pancreas to Undergo Final Tests, Could Lead to FDA Approval

University of Virginia project turns a smartphone into an artificial pancreas, could transform lives of people with type-1 diabetes and replace need for testing...

Promising Method to Treat All Forms of Diabetes Found

Findings in human, mouse and zebrafish beta cells suggest a promising method to help treat all forms of diabetes, according to researchers at Joslin...

Diabetic Enteropathy Cause, Treatment and Possible Prevention Discovered

Diabetic enteropathy - with gastrointestinal symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating and nausea - may soon be preventable and treatable. Exciting news considering that it...

Insulin Production Restored in Type 1 Diabetic Woman with New Treatment

A new, minimally invasive transplant technique has restored natural insulin production in a woman with Type 1 Diabetes. She is now completely off insulin...

BCG Vaccine for Tuberculosis May Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Exciting news for people with Type 1 Diabetes. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), a generic drug with over 90 years of clinical use and safety data,...

Beta Cell Function Preserved with Alefacept in New-onset Type 1 Diabetics

Study shows that people with new-onset type 1 diabetes who took two courses of alefacept soon after being diagnosed showed preserved beta cell function...

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...

The Best Pancreas System for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

New study shows that the dual-hormone artificial pancreas provides the most benefits by reducing the time spent in nocturnal hypoglycemia with children and adolescents...

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...