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Insulin-producing cells offer hope for people with type 1 diabetes

Posted by Yvette Brazier on October 1, 2015
Recently, however, scientists have been looking for ways to replace beta cells in order to improve the quality of life for people with type 1 diabetes. Read More »
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Swedish scientists find new markers for type 1 diabetes

Posted by Fox News on April 9, 2015 - Category: Medical
Lead researcher Ake Lernmark, from Sweden's Lund University, says that measuring the levels of autoantibdodies in children's blood indicates whether their immune system has started to attack beta cells. Read More »
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FDA OKs First System of Apps for Remote Glucose Monitoring

Posted by Miriam E. Tucker on January 23, 2015 - Category: Diabetes Management
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever system of mobile medical apps that allow real-time data to be shared between a continuous glucose monitor and mobile devices such as an Apple iPhone Read More »
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This temporary tattoo can monitor diabetics' glucose levels as accurately as a finger prick

Posted by FIONA MACDONALD on January 15, 2015 - Category: Diabetes Management
At the moment, people with diabetes need to monitor their glucose levels multiple times a day by pricking their finger and assessing their blood. But in the future the tattoo will allow their levels to be continuously measured throughout the day. This means they'll be able to more sensitively maintain their glucose levels and better manage their condition. Read More »
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Blood sugar may affect brain growth in diabetic kids

Posted by Jeff Charis-Carlson, Iowa City Press-Citizen on January 1, 2015 - Category: Diabetes Management
Some areas of the brain may grow more slowly in children with Type 1 diabetes than in children who don't have the disease, according to a recently released study conducted by researchers at the University of Iowa and four other universities involved in the Diabetes Research in Children Network consortium. Read More »
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Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin

Posted by Rob Stein on October 9, 2014 - Category: Medical
A team of Harvard scientists said Thursday that they had finally found a way to turn human embryonic stem cells into cells that produce insulin. The long-sought advance could eventually lead to new ways to help millions of people with diabetes. Read More »
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Hey, Miss Idaho, Is That An Insulin Pump On Your Bikini?

Posted by Miriam E. Tucker on July 17, 2014 - Category: Diabetes Management
There she is, Miss Idaho. And there it is, the insulin pump attached to her bikini bottom during the swimsuit competition. Since posting the photo on social media on Monday, Sierra Sandison has become a new hero to the Type 1 diabetes community. Read More »
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The 13-Year-Old Kayaking Champion's Big Plan

Posted by Katie Arnold on May 9, 2014 - Category: Diabetes Management
GoPro Games champion Sage Donnelly has her eyes set on the World Freestyle Championships—and from pro paddlers twice her age to diabetes, nothing is going to stand in her way. Read More »
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Wilmington nurse to climb mountain to fight juvenile diabetes

Posted by Alex Giles on January 7, 2014
Nunez said the trip will last ten days in total, but the actual climb will take 7 days. After the trip, she will donate the money she is raising to the JDRF to help fight juvenile diabetes. Read More »
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Type 1 Diabetes Drug Proves Effective in Clinical Trial

Posted by Jeffrey Norris on September 13, 2013
An experimental drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages has proven strikingly effective over two years in about half of the patients who participated in the phase 2 clinical trial. Read More »
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