Juvenile Diabetes

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

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...

Teenagers with Type 2 Diabetes Show Signs of Impaired Heart Function

Heart function may be affected in people with Type 2 diabetes as early as adolescence, according to a new study.

Stem Cell Breakthrough Offers Diabetes Hope

Scientists have discovered a new technique for turning embryonic stem cells into insulin-producing pancreatic tissue in what could prove a significant breakthrough in the quest to find new treatments for diabetes.

Metabolic Syndrome Affects Nearly 1 in 10 US Teens

About nine percent of teenagers may have metabolic syndrome, a clustering of risk factors that put them on the path toward heart disease and diabetes in adulthood.

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.

Researchers Find Potential New Non-Insulin Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin.

End-Stage Renal Disease Incidence, Prognosis Improving For Patients With Diabetes

Patients with type 1 diabetes have an improved prognosis with regard to end-stage renal disease over the past four decades.

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.

Type 1 Diabetics’ Blood Sugar Defense Mechanisms Restored After Islet Cell Transplantation

Type 1 diabetics who have developed low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) as a complication of insulin treatments over time are able to regain normal internal recognition of the condition after receiving pancreatic islet cell transplantation.

Childhood Eating Habits May Persist Into Adolescence and Lead to Obesity

Chinese children are likely to maintain their dietary intake patterns from childhood into adolescence, a new study has found.

New Nanotube Sensor Can Continuously Monitor Minute Amounts of Insulin

A new method that uses nanotechnology to rapidly measure minute amounts of insulin is a major step toward developing the ability to assess the health of the body's insulin-producing cells in real time.

‘Motherwell’s Babies’ Study May Yield Up Clues For Adult Diseases

Researchers have begun a new study into the effects of a mother's diet in pregnancy upon unborn babies and their future health.

Body Mass Index in Adolescence Associated with Early Occurrence of Diabetes and Heart Disease

Diabetes risk is mainly associated with increased body mass index (BMI) close to the time of diagnosis at early adulthood, while coronary heart disease risk is associated with elevated BMI both at adolescence and adulthood.
Children with Diabetes - More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Rates of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, with the fastest rise seen...

Eating Certain Foods May Help Kids with Type 1 Diabetes Produce Insulin

Adding certain foods to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis.

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.

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