Type 1 Diabetes

Genetic Risk Is Associated With Differences In Gut Microbiome

Children with a high genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes have different gut microbiomes than children with a low risk, according to a new study. The results suggest that genetic risk can shape an individual's response to environmental factors...
Related topics: Genetics, Microbiome, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Uc San Diego Receives $9 Million In Grants To Pinpoint Cellular Cause Of Type 1 Diabetes

UC San Diego School of Medicine has been awarded $9 million to fund research projects using human pluripotent stem cells, CRISPR and human organoids to dissect beta cell defects and create a human cell model of type 1 diabetes aimed at identifying...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research, Stem Cells

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Type 1 Diabetes Misdiagnosed In One-fourth Of Children, Adults

TUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 -- Type 1 diabetes diagnosis is missed less frequently when patients present during childhood or adolescence, but unlike in adults, misdiagnosis in childhood is associated with an increased likelihood of diabetic...
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Diabetes Data Analysis Will Lead To Improved Glucose Monitoring And Insulin Delivery

A new project funded by JDRF, the leading global organization funding Type 1 diabetes research, and led by Wayne Bequette, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, aims to use artificial intelligence and...
Related topics: Diabetes, Insulin, Medical Research

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Hba1c, Bmi Linked To Stillbirth Risk In Women With Diabetes

FRIDAY, Aug. 9, 2019 -- Higher maternal hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels are associated with increased risk for stillbirth among women with type 1 diabetes, while higher BMI increases risk for women with type 2 diabetes, according to a study...
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Medical Research

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Death By Deportation

If you have Type 1 diabetes and cannot get insulin, you will eventually develop a condition called ketoacidosis. Your cells are unable to access the sugar in your blood, and so your body reverts to digesting its muscle and fat in a backup metabolism...
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Detroit Man Who Suffered From Mental Illness And Diabetes That Trump Deported To Iraq—a Country...

Eoin Higgins, staff writer"The Trump administration deported a man to Iraq who was not born there, never lived there, he came to the US as a child, he spoke no Arabic, and had type 1 diabetes. He died."
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Addition Of Sotagliflozin For T1dm Alters Renal Hemodynamics

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 -- Sotagliflozin (SOTA), a dual sodium-glucose cotransporter 1 inhibitor (SGLT1i) and SGLT2i, is associated with short- and long-term renal hemodynamic changes in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study...
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Americans Are Dying Because They Can’t Afford Insulin. I Was Almost One Of Them

22-year-old student Hunter Sego reflects on living with Type 1 diabetes, and a trip he took to Canada with Senator Bernie Sanders to highlight the difference in insulin prices between borders.
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes

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Early Menarche Linked To Risk For T2dm In Rural Chinese Women

THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 -- For rural Chinese women, a history of early menarche is associated with an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), with the correlation partially mediated by adult body mass index (BMI), according...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes

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'i'm A Survivor': Incoming Ada President Has Type 1 Diabetes

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a child in the 1950s, Robert H. Eckel, didn't want to study his own disease but instead was interested in type 2 diabetes and the 'cardiometabolic' consequences. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Bernie Sanders Heads To Canada To Highlight The U.s. Pharmaceutical Industry’s Corruption

Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is heading to Canada on Sunday with a caravan of Type 1 diabetes patients seeking cheaper insulin to highlight the “corruption” of pharmaceutical companies and the toll taken on Americans who...
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New Study Finds Asthma Medication Inhibits Changes In Diabetic Retinopathy In Type 1 Diabetes Mouse...

Study found the asthma medication montelukast (brand name Singulair) can inhibit early changes in diabetic retinopathy, the eye disease which develops due to diabetes, in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes.
Related topics: Medical Research, Asthma, Diabetes

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Humans Are Building Better Versions Of Themselves

When my wife was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in the late 1990s, at the age of 9, the technology available for giving her body insulin, which her pancreas is supposed to make but can't, was relatively primitive: Mollie measured her blood sugar...
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Medical News Today: List Of Tests For Diabetes

Doctors use various tests to detect type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Here, learn about these tests, including how to prepare for them, what they evaluate, and what the results show.
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Can You Live Well With Type 1 Diabetes For 81 Years? Just Ask Don Ray

WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 -- When he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1939, Don Ray was just 4 years old. Doctors told his parents he'd likely live well into his teens. By the time he hit his teens, the management of type 1 diabetes had...
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Robotic Pancreas Transplant Offers Hope For Obese Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

For patients with Type 1 diabetes who don't respond well to insulin or have other serious medical complications caused by their disease, pancreas transplantation offers hope for a cure. But obese candidates who need a pancreas transplant often are...
Related topics: Robots, Obesity, Diabetes, Insulin

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Children Urge Congress To Renew Funds For Diabetes Research

 Over 160 children with type 1 diabetes made a personal plea for lawmakers to approve more funding to research the disease at a hearing on Wednesday before the Senate Special Committee on Aging.The children were dressed in blue shirts and...
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Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes At Age 8 Meant Growing Up Quickly

Daily insulin injections, monitoring blood sugar and watching food intake have become a way of life after 18 years.
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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Lee Iacocca

Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is paying tribute to the late Lee Iacocca, who passed away on July 2, at age 94. Mr. Iacocca was a generous supporter of research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Harvard University, Medical Research

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