Type 1 Diabetes

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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A step towards precision medicine for the management of monogenic diabetes

A step towards precision medicine for the management of monogenic diabetes

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

Novel drug combination discovered to induce high rates of human beta cell proliferation

Novel drug combination discovered to induce high rates of human beta cell proliferation

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

Smart insulin-delivery patch could monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes

Smart insulin-delivery patch could monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes

Research examines environmental exposures and increase in type 1 diabetes

Research examines environmental exposures and increase in type 1 diabetes

Time to include standard care screenings for diagnosis of pre-symptomatic type 1 diabetes

Time to include standard care screenings for diagnosis of pre-symptomatic type 1 diabetes

Diabetes Action Canada develops National Diabetes Repository to aid research

Diabetes Action Canada develops National Diabetes Repository to aid research

Widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduces the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis

Widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduces the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis

Researchers identify new prevention strategy for type 1 diabetes

Researchers identify new prevention strategy for type 1 diabetes

Cystic fibrosis carriers have higher risk for all CF-related conditions

Cystic fibrosis carriers have higher risk for all CF-related conditions

Research adds definitive evidence about how the body's earliest immune cells are formed

Research adds definitive evidence about how the body's earliest immune cells are formed

Genetic signature helps distinguish latent autoimmune diabetes in adults from pediatric-onset T1D

Genetic signature helps distinguish latent autoimmune diabetes in adults from pediatric-onset T1D

High cost of insulin has life-threatening implications for patients with Type 1 diabetes

High cost of insulin has life-threatening implications for patients with Type 1 diabetes

FDA approves Control-IQ artificial pancreas system

FDA approves Control-IQ artificial pancreas system

New mechanism that impairs Treg differentiation and stability in type 1 diabetes discovered

New mechanism that impairs Treg differentiation and stability in type 1 diabetes discovered

High lipoprotein(A) levels in people with type 1 diabetes add to elevated risk of cardiovascular disease

High lipoprotein(A) levels in people with type 1 diabetes add to elevated risk of cardiovascular disease

Study finds new drivers of destructive inflammation

Study finds new drivers of destructive inflammation

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