Juvenile Diabetes

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

New Study of Human Pancreases Links Virus to Cause of Type 1 Diabetes

A team of researchers has found that a common family of viruses may play an important role in triggering the development of diabetes, particularly in children.

Treatment Algorithm Helps Successfully Manage Diabetes After Transplant Surgery

New research highlighting the relationship between steroids and insulin requirements suggests a possible treatment algorithm in post-liver transplant patients.
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,...

Study Shows How Gene Action May Lead to Diabetes Prevention, Cure

A gene commonly studied by cancer researchers has been linked to the metabolic inflammation that leads to diabetes.

Cell Model Could Provide Clues to Causes, Cures for Diabetes

researchers have identified a potential model system for elucidating the stages of normal pancreatic development, as well as for developing a much-needed source of insulin-producing cells.

People with Type 1 Diabetes Live Longer with Early Blood Glucose Control

People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose (blood sugar) early in their disease are likely to live longer than those who do not.

Teens and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Welcome Peer Mentoring

Majority of those surveyed expressed an interest in a peer mentoring program to improve diabetes control.

Stem Cells Cultured from Human Bone Marrow Behave Like Those Derived from Brain Tissue

Stem cells taken from adult human bone marrow have been manipulated by scientists to generate aggregates of cells called spheres that are similar to those derived from neural stem cells of the brain.

Study: 1 in 523 Children and Adolescents Have Diabetes

About one in every 523 children and adolescents in the United States had physician-diagnosed diabetes in 2001, according to estimates.

Antioxidant Protects Islet Cells Used in Transplants for Diabetes

A synthetic antioxidant developed by researchers improves the survival of islet cells used in transplants for diabetes.

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...

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.
Verapamil for TYpe 1 Diabetes

Common Blood Pressure Medicine an Effective Type 1 Diabetes Therapy, Clinical Trial Reveals

Safe and effective therapy discovered to reduce insulin requirements and hypoglycemic episodes in certain Type 1 diabetics using a common blood pressure drug.

T Cell Discovery Shows Promise for Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

A research team has identified the role of a type of T cell in type 1 diabetes that may lead to new treatment options for young patients.

Chronically Ill Children Are 88 Percent More Likely to Suffer Physical Abuse

Children with chronic health conditions such as diabetes are 88% more likely to suffer physical abuse than healthy children, according to research in the March issue of Acta Paediatrica.

Researchers Identify Mechanism in the Pancreas that Turns on Insulin Production

Researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered how a hormone turns on a series of molecular switches inside the pancreas that increases production of insulin.

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