Type 1 Diabetes

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.
What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes mellitus describes a condition where the body cannot produce insulin which leads to a very high level of blood sugar and associated complications. The condition, which usually develops in childhood or adolescence, affects millions of people worldwide.

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Discovery could lead to new mantle cell lymphoma drugs

Elevated incidence and risk for a new diagnosis of diabetes after COVID-19

Elevated incidence and risk for a new diagnosis of diabetes after COVID-19

FDA approves first-ever type 1 diabetes delaying drug Tzield (teplizumab-mzwv)

FDA approves first-ever type 1 diabetes delaying drug Tzield (teplizumab-mzwv)

World Diabetes Day 2022: The Importance of Type 1 Research and Awareness with JDRF

World Diabetes Day 2022: The Importance of Type 1 Research and Awareness with JDRF

TYK2 inhibitor identifies as a promising drug candidate for preventing type 1 diabetes

TYK2 inhibitor identifies as a promising drug candidate for preventing type 1 diabetes

The direct and indirect effects of COVID-19 on people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

The direct and indirect effects of COVID-19 on people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Study highlights the need for early and timely diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents

Study highlights the need for early and timely diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents

Health of mothers, fetuses, and children are all affected by the maternal environment

Health of mothers, fetuses, and children are all affected by the maternal environment

Personalized approach to kidney disease screening for T1D patients could enable earlier disease detection

Personalized approach to kidney disease screening for T1D patients could enable earlier disease detection

Multiple research platforms identify environmental chemical agents that promote intestinal inflammation

Multiple research platforms identify environmental chemical agents that promote intestinal inflammation

Study provides unique picture of blood sugar dynamics and autoimmunity in early childhood

Study provides unique picture of blood sugar dynamics and autoimmunity in early childhood

Trigger finger most often affects patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Trigger finger most often affects patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

The utilization and provision of pediatric primary care services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

The utilization and provision of pediatric primary care services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Weight loss gadgets: They provide data to help consumers achieve diet goals, but it still won’t be easy

Weight loss gadgets: They provide data to help consumers achieve diet goals, but it still won’t be easy

Bionic pancreas effective at maintaining blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes

Bionic pancreas effective at maintaining blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes

Study finds an association between early diagnosis of diabetes and earlier menopause

Study finds an association between early diagnosis of diabetes and earlier menopause

Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases following COVID-19

Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases following COVID-19

Impact of COVID-19 on diabetic ketoacidosis prevalence among children with type 1 diabetes

Impact of COVID-19 on diabetic ketoacidosis prevalence among children with type 1 diabetes

Bionic pancreas more effective at maintaining blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes

Bionic pancreas more effective at maintaining blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes

Shape-shifting mitochondria influence Th17 cells’ propensity for autoimmune activity

Shape-shifting mitochondria influence Th17 cells’ propensity for autoimmune activity