Type 1 Diabetes

Mom's Gestational Diabetes Ups Type 1 Diabetes Risk In Kids

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

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'added Sugars' Label On Foods Could Save Many Lives

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

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The Incredible History Of Insulin, A Lifesaving Diabetes Drug That Was Discovered Almost A Century...

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

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Fda Response To Sotagliflozin 'disappointing'

Dr Anne Peters comments on the FDA response letter regarding sotagliflozin and shares her thoughts on the future of SGLT inhibitors in type 1 diabetes. Endocrine Society
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Diabetes

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Type 1 Diabetics Often Unaware Of Low Blood Sugar Episodes

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

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Endo: Older T1dm Patients Often Unaware Of Hypoglycemic Status

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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What's Next For Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

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

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Mother Defends Dying Daughter Against Hateful Social Media Comments Due To Her Facial Deformities

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

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Type 2 Diabetes Ups Odds Of Vte, Metformin Reduces It

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

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A Gulp Of Genetically Modified Bacteria Might Someday Treat A Range Of Illnesses

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

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Ai Study Of Risk Factors In Type 1 Diabetes

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

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Medical News Today: 'taking Treatment For Autoimmune Disease In A New Direction'

Could a newly devised therapy pave the way toward better, less risky treatments for autoimmune conditions such as multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes?
Related topics: Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes

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Coping With Diabetes Is A Family Affair

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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An Herbalist Is Sent To Prison After The Diabetic Boy He Instructed Not To Use Insulin Dies

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

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Viruses That Linger In Gut Could Trigger Type 1 Diabetes

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

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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.
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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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