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Type 1 diabetes may have an impact on the developing brain in children
A study co-led by Dr. Nelly Mauras at Nemours Children's Health System in Jacksonville, Fla., found that children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have slower growth in brain areas associated with mild cognitive deficits compared to children without T1D. (2019-06-10)
Study drug delays type 1 diabetes in high risk children and adults
A drug that targets the immune system can delay the onset of type 1 diabetes an average of two years in children and adults at high risk, according to findings from TrialNet's Teplizumab (anti-CD3) Prevention Study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. (2019-06-10)
Combination medication helps patients with type 2 diabetes maintain blood sugar goals
Through a randomized, multicenter clinical trial, investigators studied blood glucose results for patients assigned to either take insulin (insulin glargine, IGlar U100) or insulin degludec plus liraglutide (IDegLira), a combination of both insulin and an additional medication to help with blood sugar control. (2019-06-09)
Drug delays type 1 diabetes in people at high risk
A treatment affecting the immune system effectively slowed the progression to clinical type 1 diabetes in high risk individuals, according to findings from National Institutes of Health-funded research. (2019-06-09)
Improvements in insulin release wane after treatment stops in adults with type 2 diabetes
A set of clinical trials examining youth and adults with type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance has found that disease progression in adults slowed during medical treatment but resumed after treatment stopped. (2019-06-09)
Large international study finds diabetes drug cuts cardiovascular and kidney problems
A clinical trial that followed more than 9,900 people in 24 countries has found that the drug dulaglutide reduced cardiovascular events and kidney problems in middle-aged and older people with type 2 diabetes. (2019-06-09)
The Lancet journals: Papers at American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2019
The following papers will be presented at the ADA conference in San Francisco and published simultaneously in either The Lancet or The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journals. (2019-06-09)
Research reveals how diet influences diabetes risk
Could changing what we eat lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes? (2019-06-08)
Preliminary study finds health coaches and incentives help youth with type 1 diabetes
To help children and teens with type 1 diabetes improve glycemic control, a team of endocrinologists from Children's National Health System brought in health coaches and incentives to personalize prescriptions and motivate families. (2019-06-08)
Long-term islet transplant recipients show near-normal glucose control
Findings from continuous glucose monitoring evaluations in islet transplant recipients who have been insulin independent for an average of 10 years show near normal glycemic profiles and time-in-range metrics, demonstrating that islet transplantation can be a successful long-term therapy for select patients with type 1 diabetes. (2019-06-08)
Diabetes can be detected in gut of cats
Diabetes patients show reduced gut bacterial diversity, and now researchers from the University of Copenhagen have learned that the same is true of cats. (2019-06-07)
VA study backs use of physician assistants, nurse practitioners in diabetes care
VA patients with diabetes have similar health outcomes regardless of whether their primary provider is a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant, according to a Durham VA Health Care System study. (2019-06-07)
NIH-funded trial finds vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk
Taking a daily vitamin D supplement does not prevent type 2 diabetes in adults at high risk, according to results from a study funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. (2019-06-07)
Treating type 2 diabetes and heart failure
People with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for heart failure and many people have both diseases, which requires careful medical management. (2019-06-06)
Study follows the health of older adults with prediabetes problems
In a Journal of Internal Medicine study that followed older adults with prediabetes for 12 years, most remained stable or reverted to normal blood sugar levels, and only one-third developed diabetes or died. (2019-06-05)
New study sheds light on how blood vessel damage from high glucose concentrations unfolds
A mechanism in the cells that line our blood vessels that helps them to process glucose becomes uncontrolled in diabetes, and could be linked to the formation of blood clots and inflammation according to researchers from the University of Warwick. (2019-06-05)
WVU study: Diabetics exposed to common household chemicals have lower heart disease rates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention deemed exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances -- a class of chemicals used in cookware, cleaning products and paint--a public health concern. (2019-06-04)
Researchers restore beta-cell function by deleting old cells
Joslin researchers confirmed similarly increased proportion of aged beta-cells in islets recovered from humans with type 2 diabetes. (2019-05-30)
Bariatric surgery can be safe and effective for adolescents
Pediatricians are often reluctant to recommend bariatric surgery for teen-agers, but a Rutgers-led study concludes it is a justifiable treatment for adolescents with persistent extreme obesity if they can maintain a healthy lifestyle afterward. (2019-05-28)
High sugar levels during pregnancy could lead to childhood obesity
The children of women who have high glucose blood levels during pregnancy, even if their mothers are not diagnosed with gestational diabetes, are at an increased risk of developing obesity in childhood, according to a new study published in PLOS One. (2019-05-24)
Holidays disrupt drug routines of children with diabetes
Children with type 1 diabetes find it difficult to adhere to their drug routines during school holidays and weekends. (2019-05-23)
High-intensity exercise may restore heart function in people with type 2 diabetes
University of Otago researchers have discovered that high-intensity exercise can reduce or reverse the loss in heart function caused by type 2 diabetes. (2019-05-23)
New study: protecting against type 1 diabetes
A new study has investigated how exposure to certain triggers can increase the risk of type 1 diabetes. (2019-05-22)
Researchers identify genetic switch that controls conversion of bad to good fat
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a way to control the production of white fat using TLE3, a genetic switch that stops the conversion of white fat into beige fat. (2019-05-22)
Study identifies enzymes that prevent diabetic kidney disease
A new study from Joslin Diabetes Center has proven that certain biological protective factors play a large role in preventing diabetic kidney disease in certain people. (2019-05-20)
Research reveals insulin-producing beta cells may change function in diabetes
A revolutionary new study using only materials derived from humans has revealed that insulin-producing beta cells can change their function in diabetes -- and that this change may be reversible. (2019-05-17)
'Smart' insulin could prevent hypoglycemia during diabetes treatment
UCLA bioengineers and their colleagues have developed a new type of insulin that could help prevent hypoglycemia in people who use the drug to manage diabetes. (2019-05-16)
Children in Quebec are not diagnosed early enough with type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. (2019-05-14)
'Reporter islets' in the eye may predict autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes
Islets transplanted within the anterior chamber of the eye may be reliable reporters of the early onset of autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes and help guide timely intervention to halt or delay its development, according to scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami. (2019-05-14)
Transplanted cells reveal early signs of type 1 diabetes
By the time type 1 diabetes is diagnosed, most of the insulin-producing beta cells have already been destroyed. (2019-05-14)
Diabetes linked to numerous cancers in large Chinese study
A new Journal of Diabetes study from China, which has the highest number of people with diabetes among all countries, found that type 2 diabetes was linked with an elevated risk of 11 types of cancer in men and 13 types of cancer in women. (2019-05-09)
Pushing early beta-cell proliferation can halt autoimmune attack in type 1 diabetes model
Researchers at Joslin have found that increasing the proliferation and turnover of beta cells before signs of type 1 diabetes could halt the development of the disease. (2019-05-06)
Patients with diabetes are 40% more likely to be readmitted to the hospital
Patients with diabetes and low blood glucose have higher rates of death following hospital discharge, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2019-05-01)
A third of type one diabetes is misdiagnosed in the over 30s
The study, led by the University of Exeter, shows that 38% of patients with type 1 diabetes occurring after age 30 were initially treated as type 2 diabetes (without insulin). the team found that half of those misdiagnosed were still diagnosed as type 2 diabetes 13 years later. (2019-04-30)
Children with high BMI who don't become obese adults do not appear to be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes
New research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, UK (April 28-May 1) suggests that having a high BMI in childhood coupled with obesity in adulthood may contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes. (2019-04-30)
More intensive blood pressure therapy helps patients with type 2 diabetes regardless of cardiovascular risk
People with type 2 diabetes who received intensive treatment to keep their blood pressure levels at 130/80 mm/Hg or below experienced fewer heart attacks, strokes and other diabetes complications. (2019-04-29)
Drug treats Type 2 diabetes in children, team announces
Jane Lynch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio, said the drug liraglutide, in combination with an existing medication, metformin, showed robust effect in treating children with type 2 diabetes who were studied in the Ellipse trial. (2019-04-29)
First genome-wide association study (GWAS) for Type 2 diabetes in youth findings
First Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) for Type 2 diabetes discovers seven genetic variants associated with the disease in young people. (2019-04-29)
Simple clinical features can help personalize type 2 diabetes treatment
A new study from the University of Exeter Medical School has shown that a person's characteristics such as weight and age at diabetes diagnosis provide a simple way to select the diabetes drug that is likely to be best for them. (2019-04-29)
Gestational diabetes in India and Sweden
Indian women are younger and leaner than Swedish women when they develop gestational diabetes, a new study from Lund University shows. (2019-04-26)
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