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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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Convenient Blood Test Poor Predictor of Diabetes in Children

Posted by dLife on February 23, 2011 - Category: Medical
The hemoglobin A1c test has become the preferred way to diagnose diabetes among the millions of Americans who have diabetes but show no symptoms. The simple test measures longer-term blood sugar levels -- without requiring patients to fast overnight. Read More »
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