If a child develops polyuria, polydipsia, weight loss, or fatigue, and his or her mother had gestational diabetes, test for diabetes, says the lead author of a new study. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research
MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- A new Nutrition Facts label that highlights the amount of added sugars in food could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
The new label, first proposed by the U.S....
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research
For the 1.25 million Americans living with Type 1 diabetes, insulin is a life-saving drug that helps them process the sugar in their blood.
Price increases for insulin have put pressure on people living with diabetes who don't have insurance,...
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes, Medical Research, Blood Sugar (glucose), Blood Pressure
FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- When you have type 1 diabetes, keeping track of your blood sugar levels can be challenging. But new research suggests that seniors might really have trouble avoiding low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia.
In fact, many...
Related topics: Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose), Medical Research, Hypoglycemia
MONDAY, March 25, 2019 -- Older adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) spend more than an hour per day in the hypoglycemic range, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of The Endocrine Society, held from March 23 to 26 in New...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently rejected the marketing application for sotagliflozin as a once-daily oral treatment for type 1 diabetes in combination with insulin. The decision follows a rare deadlock from an FDA advisory...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Marketing, Diabetes, Insulin
Sophia Weaver is a 10-year-old girl who suffers from Rett syndrome, Type 1 Diabetes, as well as extreme facial deformities. Because Sophia has a weakened immune system, she isn’t able to enjoy everyday public activities like going to a...
Related topics: Social Media, Diabetes
In a new study, VTE was nearly three times as common in type 2 diabetes as in type 1 or in people without diabetes. And metformin reduced the risk of VTE. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research
Researchers think genetically engineered versions of microbes that can live in humans could help treat some rare genetic disorders and perhaps help with Type 1 diabetes, cirrhosis and cancer.(Image credit: Julia Ritchey/KUER)
Related topics: Genetics, Bacteria, Medical Research, Diabetes, Cirrhosis, Cancer, Oncology
In combination with conventional statistical methods, artificial intelligence (AI) has now been used in a study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes. The objective was to identify the most important indicators of elevated risk for cardiovascular...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology
FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 -- When Giuseppina Miller's 8-year-old son, Peter, was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, he necessarily got a lot of his parents' attention.
"We tried to adjust pretty well, but I was getting no sleep because I had to...
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A 13-year-old boy has died after an herbalist suggested he stop using insulin for his Type 1 diabetes. Now, a court has sentenced the man to spend time in prison.
Timothy Morrow was the herbalist who treated Edgar Madrigal in August 2014. Already...
Related topics: Diabetes, Insulin
Researchers provide new evidence supporting an association between elevated levels of enteroviruses in the intestinal tracts of children and islet autoimmunity, a precursor to type 1 diabetes.
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Diabetes, Medical Research
In a large database of insured patients, almost half with type 2 diabetes and a third with type 1 diabetes had no eye exam in a 5-year period. Change is needed to stop retinopathy being the leading cause of blindness. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Blindness, Ophthalmology
Rotavirus infections kill thousands of kids every year around the world, but far fewer than before the introduction of a safe and effective vaccine in 2006. Now it looks like the vaccine may also prevent type 1 diabetes.
Related topics: Vaccines, Diabetes
Needles aren’t popular. For people with type 1 diabetes (and some with type 2 diabetes) that can be a problem, since treatment requires regular injections with insulin.
Now, researchers at MIT have come up with a novel way to one day eliminate...
Related topics: Medical Research, Insulin, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes
Amanda Schaffer speaks with Rebecca Kieffer, a forty-two-year-old Utahan with Type 1 diabetes and a rare autoimmune condition, about Utah potentially limiting or delaying the state’s planned Medicaid expansion.
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Medicaid, Diabetes