Juvenile Diabetes

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

Researchers One Step Closer To Creating Oral Insulin

researchers have shown that designer molecules can interact with the body's insulin receptor.

Prototype Developed for Ultrasonic Patch to Deliver Insulin

Engineers have developed a prototype for an ultrasound insulin delivery system that is about the size and weight of a matchbook that can be worn as a patch on the body.

1-in-3 Type 1 Diabetics Still Produce Insulin Years After Being Diagnosed

About one-third of type 1 diabetics (T1D) produce insulin even upward of forty years from initial diagnosis, according to a new study.

Urban Children with Type 1 Diabetes Skyrockets

Over the past 20-years, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia. These young children are at the highest risk for death.
Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetics with Insulin Pumps Benefit from Aerobic Exercise

A new study of people with type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump details how aerobic exercise improved metabolic control and reduced insulin...

New Data Confirms Protocol to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

New data published in "Science" provide further support for a protocol to reverse type 1 diabetes in mice and new evidence that adult precursor cells from the spleen can contribute to the regeneration of beta cells.

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.

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...

Blood Sugar Control Partially A Function Of Beliefs

Young adults who believe they can adhere to the regimen required to control their Type I diabetes have better blood sugar control than those who do not.

Many Obese Youth Have Condition that Precedes Type 2 Diabetes

Many obese children and adolescents have impaired glucose tolerance, a condition that often appears before the development of type 2 diabetes.
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...

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...

Children With Diet Lower In Fat And Higher In Fiber May Lower Risk For...

Study shows dietary intervention in adolescence benefits glycemic control and blood pressure long-term.

Prolonged TV Viewing Linked to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease

According to a new study, prolonged TV viewing was associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and premature death.

Children with Fatter Midsection at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Children with more fat around their midsections could be at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, researchers say.

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...

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