Type 1 Diabetes News

Current news and events relating to Type 1 Diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, potential cures and more.

Turning Fat into Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Insulin Secreting Beta Cells Created – from Love Handles

Can you really turn love handles into beta cells? Yes, according to researchers who have reprogrammed stem cells taken from fatty tissue to make...
Test Sugar Levels with Sweat

Wearable, Pain-Free Glucose Test Uses Sweat, Not Blood

Researchers have designed a wearable, flexible biosensor that can reliably detect and quantify glucose from very small amounts of human sweat for people with...
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Peripheral Nerve Damage Discovery: New Hope for Diabetics

New discovery could lead to effective repair therapies for those suffering peripheral nerve damage and offers hope to millions of people with diabetes. Research published...
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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...
Diabetes and Fragile Bones

Causes of Diabetes Induced Bone Fragility Include Certain Drugs

Expert IOF review explains why people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of bone fragility, including the effect...
Tumor Genomics and Diabetes Treatment

Tumor Genomics to Combat Diabetes: Rare Benign Tumors May Hold the Key

An extraordinary array of new and validated pathways for diabetes treatment now possible due to recent research into tumor genomics and 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...
Photo of Push Ups- Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetics

New Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes

A new set of guidelines developed by an international team of researchers will help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations...
Diabetes Sniffing Dogs

Diabetes Alert Dogs? Dogs Smell Scent of Hypoglycemia

Study explains why some dogs can smell dangerously low blood sugar levels in people and how people with diabetes can benefit. A chemical found in...
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.
This illustration shows the schematic procedure for the fabrication of a surface-enhanced Raman scattering contact lens via transfer printing.

Glucose-Sensing, Non-Invasive Contact Lens Invented

Researchers have announced an amazing new technology for people with diabetes that could allow blood-glucose level testing via a non-invasive contact lens that samples...

Fluoride Risks to Diabetics, Kidney Patients and Thyroid Function

Diabetics and patients with kidney disease often consume increased amounts of fluorides from fluoridated water, which can harm thyroid function, the body and the...
Hand in Hand - Type 1 Diabetes in Adults - The Diabetic News

Misdiagnosed Adults: Type 1 Diabetes as Common in Adults as Children

Type 1 diabetes is not just found in children as believed, but just as common in adults according to research in Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Warning: Patients Receiving Extraneal (icodextrin) for Peritoneal Dialysis Therapy May Have Falsely Elevated Blood...

Patients receiving EXTRANEAL (icodextrin) for peritoneal dialysis therapy may have falsely elevated blood glucose results when using certain blood glucose monitoring systems.

IOF Warns of Fracture Risk in Diabetics, Urges Early Evaluation

New review summarizes current knowledge on the mechanisms, evaluation and management of bone fragility in type 1 diabetes, who suffer from an almost 6-fold...
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Seaweed Capsules May Lead to Injection-Free Diabetic Living

A microencapsulation method, developed by OIST researchers, offers hope to patients suffering from type 1 diabetes to return to a life free of insulin...

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