Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Eye Exam Frequency In Us Is 'alarmingly Low'

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

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Profit-driven Healthcare Is Killing The Dreams Of Young People. Young People Are Fighting Back.

National Nurses UnitedBriana Moss, 30, with the supplies she needs to survive type 1 diabetes. (Photo: National Nurses United)
Related topics: Nursing, Diabetes, Health Photos

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Rotavirus Vaccine May Reduce Risk Of Type 1 Diabetes In Kids

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

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Researchers Are Working On A Surprising Way To Deliver Insulin Without An Injection: Swallowing The...

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

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A Utahan Who Needs Chemotherapy On What Happens If Her State Rejects Medicaid Expansion Again

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

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Reading, Math Scores No Different For Children With T1dm

TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 -- Standardized reading and mathematics scores do not differ significantly for public schoolchildren with and without type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Scientists May Have Found A Way To Cure Type 1 Diabetes With Stem Cells

Stem cell research may be controversial but it's showing incredible promise in treating a number of long-incurable diseases. The latest target for scientists working with stem cells is type 1 diabetes, and a new study reveals that it's possible to...
Related topics: Diabetes, Stem Cells, Medical Research

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Rotavirus Vaccine May Protect Against Type 1 Diabetes

An Australian study found that in children up to 4 years old, the rate of Type 1 diabetes decreased by 14 percent in the years following the rotavirus vaccine’s introduction.
Related topics: Vaccines, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting Hba1c Goals

TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 -- Only one in five children and adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in the United States achieve American Diabetes Association (ADA) goals for glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), according to a study published online Jan. 18 in...
Related topics: Diabetes, American Diabetes Association, Medical Research

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Improved Genetic Risk Score Aids Type 1 Diabetes Classification

FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 -- An improved type 1 diabetes (T1D) genetic risk score (GRS), the T1D GRS2, is highly useful for classifying adult incident diabetes type and improving newborn screening, according to a study published in the February issue...
Related topics: Genetics, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Sick, Elderly Fear Shortages Of Meds, Thanks To Brexit

Things are already tough for Victoria Mickleburgh, whose 3-year-old daughter Grace, has Type 1 diabetes and needs insulin every day to stay alive. Mickleburgh, 38, gave up her job as a management consultant to care for her daughter, who must be...
Related topics: Diabetes, Insulin

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Insulin Price More Than Doubled In The United States

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 -- Some Americans with type 1 diabetes have cut back on their insulin usage as the cost of the drug nearly doubled over a five-year period. The annual amount that patients with type 1 diabetes spent on the drug rose from...
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes

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Health Highlights: Jan. 23, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Insulin Price More Than Doubles in U.S. Some Americans with type 1 diabetes have cut back on their insulin usage as the cost of the lifesaving...
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes

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Diabetes Alert Dogs Perform Better Than Previously Thought

Highly trained dogs are better at alerting patients with type 1 diabetes to hyper- and hypoglycemic episodes than previous studies suggest, new UK research indicates. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Us Insulin Costs Per Patient Nearly Doubled From 2012 To 2016: Study

The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters. A person with type 1 diabetes...
Related topics: Insulin, Medical Research, Diabetes, Reuters

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Medical News Today: Differences Between Ketosis And Ketoacidosis

Ketosis and ketoacidosis both involve increased levels of ketones in the body. However, they are not the same thing. Nutritional ketosis is the aim of the ketogenic diet, and it is generally safe, whereas ketoacidosis is a complication of type 1...
Related topics: Diet, Diabetes

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Fda Panel Has Tie Vote On New Type 1 Diabetes Drug

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel vote on whether to recommend approval of the first oral medication for type 1 diabetes ended in an 8-8 tie Thursday. Despite that result, the FDA is expected to decide by...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Diabetes

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Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1dm-related Events

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Trained alert dogs can help patients with type 1 diabetes regulate their blood glucose levels, according to a study published online Jan. 15 in PLOS ONE. Nicola J. Rooney, Ph.D., from the University of Bristol in the...
Related topics: Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose), Medical Research

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Study Examines Link Between Type 1 Diabetes, Broken Bones

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Poor blood sugar control puts people with type 1 diabetes at increased risk for fragility fractures, a new study shows. A fragility fracture is a broken bone caused by a fall from standing height or less. For the study,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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New Risk Score Far More Effective For Diabetes Diagnosis

Researchers have developed a new risk score which takes into account detailed genetic information known to increase the chances of type 1 diabetes. This could be used to help identity babies at highest risk of developing the condition in the future....
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research, Genetics

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