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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 reveals new insights into genetic drivers of heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder

Study reveals new insights into genetic drivers of heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder

NHS trains doctors using virtual reality to improve care for patients with diabetes

NHS trains doctors using virtual reality to improve care for patients with diabetes

New analysis shows one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes

New analysis shows one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes

MUSC study provides evidence for link between 'leaky gut' and autoantibody production in HIV-positive patients

MUSC study provides evidence for link between 'leaky gut' and autoantibody production in HIV-positive patients

ETH researchers take major step towards personalized cancer immunotherapy

ETH researchers take major step towards personalized cancer immunotherapy

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

Study highlights need to diversify population-level genetic data for better disease prediction

Study highlights need to diversify population-level genetic data for better disease prediction

Poor lung function in individuals of shorter stature linked to higher heart disease risk

Poor lung function in individuals of shorter stature linked to higher heart disease risk

Prescriptions for antidepressants have doubled over the last decade says NHS report

Prescriptions for antidepressants have doubled over the last decade says NHS report

New discovery may explain low testosterone levels in men with diabetes

New discovery may explain low testosterone levels in men with diabetes

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Vitamin C can reduce the length of ICU stay

Vitamin C can reduce the length of ICU stay

Common drug may lead to obesity in offspring

Common drug may lead to obesity in offspring

Supermarket offers linked to rise in obesity rates

Supermarket offers linked to rise in obesity rates

Encapsulating human beta cells with immune-repelling protein restores glucose metabolism in diabetic mice

Encapsulating human beta cells with immune-repelling protein restores glucose metabolism in diabetic mice

Sugary drinks may soon face stricter restrictions

Sugary drinks may soon face stricter restrictions

Sedentary behavior costly to both public health and the public purse

Sedentary behavior costly to both public health and the public purse

Study: Sedentary behavior associated with 70,000 deaths per year in the UK

Study: Sedentary behavior associated with 70,000 deaths per year in the UK

A1c blood test found to be unreliable in diabetes diagnoses

A1c blood test found to be unreliable in diabetes diagnoses

Scientists identify mechanism of impaired wound healing in diabetes

Scientists identify mechanism of impaired wound healing in diabetes