We need you! See how you can help us by volunteering at PDK »

News Archive

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 »
Bookmark and Share

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 »
Bookmark and Share

Diabetes Device

Posted by ABC News on January 30, 2013 - Category: Diabetes Management
Great report out of Philadelphia on the Artificial Pancreas! Read More »
Bookmark and Share

Providential plan to fund insulin pumps promises better quality of life for diabetes

Posted by Jamie Komarnicki, Calgary Herald on January 9, 2013 - Category: Diabetes Management
The association says its cost estimates demonstrate that effective use of the insulin pump could save the health-care system money, by warding off or delaying complications due to diabetes, including kidney failure, heart attack and stroke.
Read More »
Bookmark and Share

Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor Cleared in U.S. (video)

Posted by Gene Ostrovsky on October 11, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Dexcom received FDA clearance for its G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitoring system. It includes an under-skin sensor, a wireless transmitter, and the interactive monitor that picks up readings from within 20 feet (6 meters).

Read More »
Bookmark and Share

Type 1 diabetes prevention 'better than cure'

Posted by CBC News on January 2, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
A Winnipeg doctor wants to give newborns at high risk of Type 1 diabetes a vitamin to try to prevent them from developing the disease.

Read More »
Bookmark and Share

Roche Acquires Medingo Solo Patch Pump: Begin the ‘Usability Wars’?

Posted by Amy T. on April 14, 2011 - Category: Diabetes Management
The Roche acquisition theoretically means this system will be available all over the country faster, with very solid infrastructure in terms of physician and customer support. Read More »
Bookmark and Share

10 Tips For Managing Your Child's Diabetes

Posted by Joslin Diabetes Center on December 31, 2010 - Category: Diabetes Management
Managing your child's diabetes can be overwhelming, but Debbie Butler, L.I.C.S.W., C.D.E., Clinical Social Worker, Pediatrics and Behavioral and Mental Health in the Joslin Clinic, gives some tips on how to make it easier. Read More »
Bookmark and Share

Drugs That Can Affect Blood Glucose Levels

Posted by dLife on November 29, 2010 - Category: Medical
You need to be aware of how anything that enters your kids blood stream affect their blood glucose levels. That includes medicine for common headaches and colds. Make sure you know the drugs that can raise - or lower - your blood sugars. Read More »
Bookmark and Share