Type 1 Diabetes News

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

New Cause of Cardiac Damage After Heart Attack in Type 1 Diabetics Found

After people with type 1 diabetes have a heart attack, their long-term chance of suffering even more heart damage skyrockets. Now researchers have identified the misstep that sparks this runaway chronic damage and a promising way to block it.

Study Identifies Cause of Diabetes Misdiagnosis Among Asian Americans

Researchers have determined key differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the Asian American population.
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Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence Soaring in China

Details of a large survey of Chinese adults, published by JAMA, shows that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes is soaring and that China now has the world's largest diabetes epidemic.

Potential Source of Insulin-Producing Cells Found in Adult Pancreas

Exciting new finding may lead to a way to replenish the cells destroyed or damaged by diabetes.

Cytokine Reversed Type 1 Diabetes in New Study

A new study shows promising progress for a new treatment of type 1 diabetes using a protein made by immune cells, which essentially cured...

Transplantation of Embryonic Pancreatic Tissue Controls Type 1 Diabetes in Rats

Animals were cured of their diabetes for the duration of the experiment, which lasted 15 weeks.

Patient Attitude About Diabetic Foot Ulcers Impacts Survival

Researchers expanded on previous research which linked depression to poorer clinical outcomes for diabetic ulcer patients. New research by health psychologists has shown that the...
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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...

Research Team Pinpoints Gene Key to Reactivating Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

A BYU research team, which includes several students with type 1 diabetes, have pinpointed a gene that causes beta cells to replicate. Beta cells...

Human Umbilical Cord Blood Cells Aid Diabetic Wound Healing

Transplanting human umbilical cord blood-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) has been found to "significantly accelerate" wound closure in test models.
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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.

Pitt Researchers Develop Non-Invasive Glucose Sensor

Millions of people suffering from diabetes mellitus may be spared the ordeal of pricking their fingers several times a day to test blood sugar levels.

Maggots Used to Rid Diabetic Patients of MRSA in 3-Weeks Versus 28-Weeks

University of Manchester researchers are ridding diabetic patients of the superbug MRSA by treating their foot ulcers with maggots.

Brains of Type 1 Diabetics Show Signs of Accelerated Aging

People with type 1 diabetes show signs of accelerated aging and slower information processing. Study suggests that middle-aged type 1 diabetics should be screened...

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...

Gene Trigger For Pancreas Formation Identified

Could pave the way toward limitless supplies of pancreatic cells for transplantation therapy of diabetes.

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