Type 1 Diabetes News

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

Smart Insulin Patch Invented to Replace Insulin Injections for Diabetes

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention...

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.

Recall: Nationwide Recall Of All Accu-Chek Ultraflex Infusion Sets

Disetronic announced a voluntary nationwide recall of all ACCU-CHEK Ultraflex Infusion Sets because of a potential that tubing could fully or partially separate at the luer lock-tubing connection.

Interference With Blood Glucose Measurement Following Use of Parenteral Maltose/Galactose/Oral Xylose-Containing Products

Potential for life-threatening falsely elevated glucose readings in patients who have received parenteral products containing maltose or galactose, or oral xylose, and are subsequently tested using glucose dehydrogenase pyrroloquinolinequinone (GDH-PQQ) based glucose monitoring systems.

Adult Stem Cells Selectively Delivered Into The Eye and Used to Control Angiogenesis

A team of researchers has discovered a way to use adult bone marrow stem cells to form new blood vessels in the eye or to deliver chemicals that will prevent the abnormal formation of new vessels.
Type 2 Diabetes Drug for Type 1 Diabetes Heart Health

Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Slow Heart Disease for Type 1 Diabetics

For the first time ever, researchers studied the use of a common type 2 diabetes drug on type 1 diabetes patients and found it...

Study Identifies Possible Stem Cells In Pancreas

Researchers have identified individual cells in the adult mouse pancreas capable of generating insulin-producing beta cells.

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.

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.

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.

Early Diagnosis Of Childhood Diabetes

Researchers suggest that they have a technique that may be used to detect a group of self-destructive cells involved in autoimmune disorders, which may increase ability to predict the development of diabetes.

Bone Marrow Stem Cells Are A Source Of Insulin-Producing Cells

In a finding that may open a new avenue to treating diabetes, researchers show that cells from the bone marrow give rise to insulin-producing cells in the pancreas of mice.
Islet Transplant - New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Option Discovered

New treatment for Type 1 Diabetes is on the horizon thanks to researchers who discovered a more successful option than the one currently used.

1-in-3 Type 1 Diabetics Still Produce Insulin Years After Being Diagnosed

About one-third of type 1 diabetics (T1D) produce insulin even upward of forty years from initial diagnosis, according to a new study.
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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.

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.

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