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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.
Large international study finds new risk genes for hay fever

Large international study finds new risk genes for hay fever

Retooled vaccine raises hopes as a lower-cost treatment for Type 1 diabetes

Retooled vaccine raises hopes as a lower-cost treatment for Type 1 diabetes

Clinical trial examines impact of high-dose omega-3 and vitamin D on halting type 1 diabetes

Clinical trial examines impact of high-dose omega-3 and vitamin D on halting type 1 diabetes

Breakthrough technology offers hope for early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes

Breakthrough technology offers hope for early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes patients five times more likely to end up in ER or hospital after a gap in health insurance

Type 1 diabetes patients five times more likely to end up in ER or hospital after a gap in health insurance

Human trial identifies common blood pressure medication as safe, effective therapy for diabetes

Human trial identifies common blood pressure medication as safe, effective therapy for diabetes

Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes at increased risk of having babies with heart defects

Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes at increased risk of having babies with heart defects

Researchers focus on delivery of insulin in pill form

Researchers focus on delivery of insulin in pill form

Researchers discover immune cells that create and sustain chronic inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers discover immune cells that create and sustain chronic inflammatory bowel disease

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Maternal diabetes linked to increased risk of ASD in children

Maternal diabetes linked to increased risk of ASD in children

New study reveals how ‘good’ bacteria help in regulating our metabolism

New study reveals how ‘good’ bacteria help in regulating our metabolism

FDA expands approval of novel diabetes management device to include younger pediatric patients

FDA expands approval of novel diabetes management device to include younger pediatric patients

FDA approves Eversense CGM system for use in adults with diabetes

FDA approves Eversense CGM system for use in adults with diabetes

Scientists obtain key information about proteins from single human cells

Scientists obtain key information about proteins from single human cells

Vitamin D and Diabetes: What You Need To Know

Vitamin D and Diabetes: What You Need To Know

Teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes often experience stigma

Teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes often experience stigma

Study finds clear predictors of rising A1c levels in young people with type 1 diabetes

Study finds clear predictors of rising A1c levels in young people with type 1 diabetes

People with type 1 diabetes for decades show signs of mild drop in cognitive abilities

People with type 1 diabetes for decades show signs of mild drop in cognitive abilities

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients