Type I Diabetes News

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4/5/2010
Study Finds That Insulin-Producing Beta Cells Can Be Reborn

Different pancreatic cells change into beta cells, suggesting new therapy for type 1 diabetes

3/23/2010
New Inhaled Insulin Shows Promise for Diabetes

Afrezza works faster, appears to have fewer side effects than predecessor

3/5/2010
More Info Needed on Problems With Insulin Pumps

Not clear if troubles stem from the devices or patient error, FDA panel says

3/1/2010
Hormone Outperforms Insulin in Diabetic Mice

Someday, leptin could free people with type 1 disease from daily injections, expert predicts

2/23/2010
FDA: No Decision on Whether to Pull Diabetes Drug Avandia Off the Market

Controversial medicine raises users' heart risk, leaked files suggest, but agency still reviewing data

2/5/2010
Artificial Pancreas Helps Type 1 Diabetics During Sleep

Study found device kept blood sugar of children, teens stable longer

1/26/2010
Skipping Insulin May Not Be Uncommon

Doctors need to be more attuned to patients' issues to stop risky practice, expert says

1/15/2010
Race, Weight May Influence Success of Prostate Surgery

Among diabetic men undergoing prostatectomy, obese whites have worse outcomes, study finds

1/15/2010
Blacks With Diabetes Urged to Cut Calories, Salt

Dietary changes may stave off eye disease, research suggests

11/2/2009
Americans Get Failing Grade on Diabetes Awareness

Survey finds abundant myths about debilitating disease

10/30/2009
Veggies in Pregnancy Lowers Child's Diabetes Risk

Type 1 less likely in kids whose moms favored these foods, study found

10/9/2009
Body Clock, Blood Sugar Control Seem Linked

Findings could lead to better diabetes treatments, researchers predict

8/31/2009
Researchers Make Insulin-Producing Cells From Adult Skin Cells

May provide research model, possible treatment for type 1 diabetes in future

8/26/2009
Wheat Consumption May Contribute to Diabetes

Overreaction in gut noted in study of people with type 1 version of disease

8/7/2009
Immunoglobulin Can Predict Some Diabetic Complications

Increased excretion of IgM foretells serious cardiovascular issues: study

8/7/2009
Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment

But researchers must figure out how to keep new beta cells under control

8/3/2009
Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort

Rates of serious complications drop with intensive therapy, study shows

7/20/2009
Cell Discovery May Bring Science Closer to Diabetes Cure

'Sox17' gene could further pancreatic research, study suggests

7/7/2009
Final Rules Broaden Pool for Stem Cell Research

Older stem cell lines eligible for U.S. research dollars, NIH says

7/6/2009
Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease

Possible causes of disorder should now include celiac disease, study suggests

7/2/2009
Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Often Overweight

Study explores weight problems faced by youngsters with the disease

7/1/2009
Drugs May Not Slow Kidney Damage in Diabetes

Study uncovers possible benefit, though, in stemming vision loss

5/27/2009
Type 1 Diabetes Rates Rising Among European Children

Twice as many kids under age 5 could be affected by 2020, researchers warn

5/22/2009
Strict Blood Sugar Control Lowers Heart Risks in Diabetics

It prevents many complications of chronic disease, experts say

4/23/2009
Device Thwarts Attacks on Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

Could reduce need for immunosuppressants in treatment of type 1 diabetes

4/17/2009
Drug May Not Help Diabetes-Related Eye Damage

Finding need not limit prevention of blindness, experts say

4/14/2009
Pancreatic Islets in Forefront of Diabetes Research

Cells could play major role in treatment, if supply is adequate, study finds

4/14/2009
Stem Cells Buy Freedom From Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics

In small study, most of patients got temporary reprieve from daily injections

3/18/2009
Researchers Use Gene to End High Blood Sugar in Mice

Whether method might someday help people awaits further study

2/4/2009
Leprosy Drug Holds Promise for Autoimmune Diseases

Study says 1890s antibiotic could prove effective in treating MS

1/5/2009
Diabetes Epidemic Now Poses Challenges for Nursing Homes

Care for aging people with the disease falls short, study finds

12/19/2008
Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Lack Vitamin D

Deficiency can increase bone fracture risk, researchers say

12/10/2008
Genetic Link Between Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease Seen

If connection holds up, it might lead to cures, researchers say

11/18/2008
Cancer Drugs May Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Experiments in mice show Gleevec and Sutent reverse, prevent autoimmune disease

11/14/2008
Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Preserve Sight

Close monitoring means type 1 patients can avoid retinopathy, study suggests

11/4/2008
Hormone Lowers Glucose Levels in Mice

Injections of apelin appear to be similar to insulin, study says

10/8/2008
New Vaccine May Help Type 1 Diabetics in Future

Early study finds it appears to sustain insulin production in the newly diagnosed.

9/26/2008
Drug Fights Diabetic Eye Disease

Retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication, but Atacand may help

9/23/2008
Nasal Insulin Won't Shield At-Risk Kids From Diabetes

The treatment had no effect in keeping the disease at bay, researchers say

9/8/2008
Under-the-Skin Blood Sugar Monitor Boosts Diabetes Control

Device sends out readings every 5 minutes round the clock, researchers say

8/27/2008
Pancreatic Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

Researchers say feat could lead to treatment for diabetes

7/30/2008
Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Boosts Risk for Birth Defects

Women 3 to 4 times more likely to deliver baby with at least one problem, U.S. study finds

7/24/2008
Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease

Finding could offer new treatments for other autoimmune disorders, study says

6/24/2008
24 Million Americans Had Diabetes in 2007

57 million more had pre-diabetes, but education drive making inroads, CDC says

6/16/2008
Diabetes Might Help Spur Hearing Loss

Study finds higher rate of impairment among diabetics

6/6/2008
Genetically Engineered Mice Regenerate Beta Cells

Finding may prove a major advance in type 1 diabetes research, study says

6/5/2008
Sunlight, Vitamin D May Cut Kids' Diabetes Risk

Type 1 disease less prevalent in populations living nearer equator, study finds

5/23/2008
Lifestyle Changes Can Keep Diabetes at Bay for 14 Years

Among people at high risk, healthy eating and exercise can delay disease, researchers say

5/21/2008
Combo Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Boosts Survival in Diabetics

Type 1 patients did better than those having kidney replacement alone

5/19/2008
Many Diabetics Don't Get Necessary Blood Pressure Treatment

Only half of patients had their therapy changed as needed, study found