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Lab-Grown Mini-Organ Producing Insulin After Transplant

After decades of trying to replace insulin-producing cells, researchers have grown mini-organs that produce, and replenish, insulin after being transplanted. Researchers have spent decades trying...
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TV Cooking Shows Fail Safe Food Handling Test

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that many cooking TV shows fail to model proper food safety...
Fasting-like Diet Reverses T1 and T2 Diabetes in Study

Periodic Fasting Diet May Reverse Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Says USC-led study

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by reprogramming cells, a...
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Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

  New research shows improvements in cardiovascular health for type 1 diabetic children who take just 1000 extra steps each day. Keeping count of daily steps...

Scientists Turn Human Skin Cells Into Insulin-producing Cells

Researchers have transformed cells from human skin into cells that produce insulin, the hormone used to treat diabetes. The breakthrough may one day lead to new treatments or even a cure for the millions of people affected by the disease, researchers say.

Insulin Pump Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Half

People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pump therapy face almost 50% less risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those who take...

A Decisive Step Toward a Cure for Insulin Dependent Diabetes

Using innovative high-density DNA microchip technology, which can test 550,000 genes in a single analysis, researchers have detected a new gene involved in type 1 diabetes.

NC Woman Is Now Insulin-Free After Series Of Three Islet Cell Transplants

A Davidson woman has been successfully treated for her Type 1 diabetes through a procedure performed at Carolinas Medical Center.

Families Working Together Improves Diabetes Management For Low-Income Type 1 Kids

When kids with diabetes approach the teenage years, their diabetes management tends to become more challenging. It's even more difficult for economically disadvantaged kids.

Researchers Provide World’s First View of Type 1 Diabetes as it Develops

Researchers have created the first cellular movies showing the destruction underlying type 1 diabetes in real-time in models.

Study Examines Insulin Pump Therapy in Adolescents

Joslin study shows durability of insulin pump therapy for adolescents and identifies factors to help them overcome barriers to success.

Researchers Overcome Stumbling Block to Developing Successful Insulin-Cell Transplants for Type 1 Diabetics

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have found a way to overcome a major stumbling block to developing successful insulin-cell transplants for people with type I diabetes.
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Unhealthy Fat Levels in Type 1 Diabetes May Be Treatable

A drug being studied to block cancer growth has been shown to restore healthier levels of fat, or lipids, in people with type 1...

FDA Approves NovoLog for Treatment of Diabetes in Children

Novo Nordisk Inc announced that the FDA has approved the supplemental new drug application of NovoLog for the treatment of diabetes in children.
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Study: Size Matters When Controlling Blood Sugar

Yale study details changes that could be a key to maintaining safe blood sugar level range, which would result in fewer complications for diabetics. In...
Skin Stem Cells Turned into Insulin Producing Cells

New Treatment Using Skin Cells Could Replace Insulin Shots

Stem cells from diabetic patients have been coaxed to become insulin-secreting cells which would replace the need for insulin shots. Researchers have produced insulin-secreting cells...

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