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.
Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Adipose-derived stem cell clinical trial focuses on non-healing leg wounds

Adipose-derived stem cell clinical trial focuses on non-healing leg wounds

T1DM weakens autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, study finds

T1DM weakens autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, study finds

Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

Einstein scientists share $9 million NIH grant for longevity research

Einstein scientists share $9 million NIH grant for longevity research

Study identifies new biomarker for depression in diabetes

Study identifies new biomarker for depression in diabetes

AASM’s new position statement describes clinical use of home sleep apnea test

AASM’s new position statement describes clinical use of home sleep apnea test

Crown Bioscience announces availability of new translational models for obesity and diabetes in Europe

Crown Bioscience announces availability of new translational models for obesity and diabetes in Europe

Scientists identify new type of diabetes caused by RFX6 gene mutation

Scientists identify new type of diabetes caused by RFX6 gene mutation

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

Scientists develop new method for monitoring lipolysis by testing person's exhaled breath

Scientists develop new method for monitoring lipolysis by testing person's exhaled breath

MAIT cells could serve as new biomarkers for early detection, prevention of type 1 diabetes

MAIT cells could serve as new biomarkers for early detection, prevention of type 1 diabetes

Study shows no relation between swine flu vaccination and increased risk of type 1 diabetes

Study shows no relation between swine flu vaccination and increased risk of type 1 diabetes

UTHealth researchers to study how gut bacteria play role in development of diabetes

UTHealth researchers to study how gut bacteria play role in development of diabetes

Fructose plays more damaging role than glucose in fatty liver disease, mice study shows

Fructose plays more damaging role than glucose in fatty liver disease, mice study shows

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles

Full-term babies born early may suffer adverse health outcomes later in life

Full-term babies born early may suffer adverse health outcomes later in life

FDA approves FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for adult patients with diabetes

FDA approves FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for adult patients with diabetes

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan