Type 1 Diabetes News and Research

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Type 1 diabetes, formerly called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is usually first diagnosed in children, teenagers, or young adults. In this form of diabetes, the beta cells of the pancreas no longer make insulin because the body’s immune system has attacked and destroyed them. Treatment for type 1 diabetes includes taking insulin shots or using an insulin pump, making wise food choices, exercising regularly, controlling blood pressure and cholesterol, and taking aspirin daily—for some.
JDRF announces more than $8 million in new funds to accelerate cutting-edge T1D research

JDRF announces more than $8 million in new funds to accelerate cutting-edge T1D research

The health care promises we cannot keep

The health care promises we cannot keep

Study finds irregular brain function in children with Type 1 diabetes

Study finds irregular brain function in children with Type 1 diabetes

Pilot clinical trial tests new treatment for type 1 diabetes

Pilot clinical trial tests new treatment for type 1 diabetes

Virome analysis reveals clues for increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children

Virome analysis reveals clues for increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children

Leaky gut and space flight – the mechanism revealed

Leaky gut and space flight – the mechanism revealed

Space travel can affect intestinal function of astronauts

Space travel can affect intestinal function of astronauts

Patients share experiences to provide insights into diabetes burnout

Patients share experiences to provide insights into diabetes burnout

New partnership aims to explore, cultivate innovations in cell and gene therapy

New partnership aims to explore, cultivate innovations in cell and gene therapy

Sphingolipids associated with heart disease in African Americans with lupus

Sphingolipids associated with heart disease in African Americans with lupus

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases, finds new study

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases, finds new study

Sexual dysfunction is a common complication in type 1 diabetes patients

Sexual dysfunction is a common complication in type 1 diabetes patients

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases before and after diagnosis, shows study

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases before and after diagnosis, shows study

PCORI Board approves $70 million to support projects designed to improve care for health conditions

PCORI Board approves $70 million to support projects designed to improve care for health conditions

CGM alarm settings may achieve better blood sugar control for type 1 diabetes patients

CGM alarm settings may achieve better blood sugar control for type 1 diabetes patients

WHO announces two-year scheme to drive down the price of insulin

WHO announces two-year scheme to drive down the price of insulin

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

Study examines efficacy of nutraceuticals to manage diabetes

Study examines efficacy of nutraceuticals to manage diabetes

PERL study: Reducing uric acid levels does not benefit type 1 diabetes patients with kidney disease

PERL study: Reducing uric acid levels does not benefit type 1 diabetes patients with kidney disease

Researchers aim to make technologies more accessible for users with diabetes

Researchers aim to make technologies more accessible for users with diabetes