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Type 1 Diabetics May Sleep Through Nocturnal Hypoglycemia
Posted: Thursday, March 08, 2007
Research shows that patients with type 1 diabetes often sleep through overnight episodes of hypoglycemia, increasing the risk that they will experience prolonged hypoglycemia.

Stem Cells Can Treat Diabetes
Posted: Friday, February 02, 2007
A new study suggests that a mother’s stem cells could be stored and used to treat her diabetic child.

Breakthrough Sheds Light on Cause of Diabetes
Posted: Friday, February 02, 2007
One of the root causes of type 1 diabetes may need rethinking – the condition may be triggered by faulty nerves in the pancreas, a new study reveals.

Oral Drug Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2007
A new kind of type 1 diabetes, called monogenetic diabetes can be treated with the oral drugs, sulfonylureas.

Pupil Size Predicts Later Complications for Those with Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2007
Researchers identified a predictive relationship between small pupil size in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and the presence of microalbuminuria and retinopathy 12 years later.

Celiac Disease Triples Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2006
Children with celiac disease have a higher likelihood of a subsequent diagnosis of type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes -- approximately 3-fold higher -- than the general population.

HbA1c Early in Diabetic Pregnancy Predicts Outcomes
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2006
In women with diabetes, increasing hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in early pregnancy are associated with increasing risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to a new report.

Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring Improves Glycemic Control
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2006
Use of real-time continuous glucose monitoring helps to improve glycemic control in patients with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes, according to new published findings.

Artificial Pancreas Testing to Begin Jan. 2007
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2006
A team of scientists in Britain are in the process starting the first study of a closed loop system with 12 children with Type 1 diabetes. The device if successful promises to transform the lives of scores of youngsters.



Insulin Pump Therapy for Adolescents is More Effective with Proper Training
Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Researchers have shown that when adolescents are checking their blood sugars 4 to 5 time a day prior to going on the pump, that more than 80% of adolescents will continue with pump therapy and improve their outcomes.

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