Juvenile Diabetes

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

Lowering Insulin Cost for Diabetics

Plan to Combat Soaring Insulin Costs Proposed to Lower Costs for Diabetics

A new proposal details how insulin costs can be lowered for diabetics, and the top 3 insulin manufacturers are taking steps to make insulin less expensive.

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.

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.

Vitamin D Reduces Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

It is not known why some people get type 1 diabetes (diabetes that starts early in life), but there has been a suggestion that if children have a diet lacking in Vitamin D, they may go on to develop diabetes.

Weight Management Program Improves Body Fat Levels, Diabetes Risk Factors for Overweight Children

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.

Study Examines Relationship Between Parental Perception Of Neighborhood Safety And Obesity

If mothers of preschoolers perceive their neighborhood as unsafe, their children tend to watch more television, but differ little in amounts of outdoor play or overweight, compared to peers in safer neighborhoods.

Researchers Isolate New Risk Marker for Overweight Children

A study of overweight children has revealed they all share something in common aside from being heavy: each one of them has high levels of apoB48, a structural protein found in intestinal cholesterol.

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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Additive Manufacturing to Make Diabetes Management Better, Cheaper, More Comfortable

Engineers are using additive manufacturing to create an improved type of glucose sensor for diabetes patients. It will become part of a system that...

Sleep Deprivation Doubles Risks of Obesity in Both Children and Adults

Research has found that sleep deprivation is associated with an almost a two-fold increased risk of being obese for both children and adults.

Daily Sessions of Whole-Body Vibration May Combat Pre-diabetes in Youth

Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination.

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...

New Needle Free Injection System Provides Comfortable Option For Taking Insulin

There's encouraging news for the more than 16 million Americans living with diabetes-painful needlesticks associated with insulin injection may soon be a thing of the past.

Stem Cells from Adults Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment

Researchers are capitalizing on the memories of stem cells generated from adult cells to bring new hope to sufferers of juvenile or type 1 diabetes.

Few Children Walk or Bike Even Short Distances to School

Nationwide, more than a third of children live within a mile of their schools, yet only half of those students regularly bike or walk to class, a new study concludes.

Experts: Greater Safety Review Needed for Insulin pumps

According to a joint statement by the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes about the safety and efficacy...

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