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Four-Fold Increase for Chronic Liver Disease for Type 1's
Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012
Patients with type 1 diabetes displayed a greater risk for developing chronic liver disease, including a fourfold prevalence for cirrhosis, compared with the general population.

Stem Cell Breakthrough May Bring Us Closer to a Cure
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
In a breakthrough that signifies a move toward a cure for type 1 diabetes, Australian researchers have identified stem cells in the pancreas that can be turned into insulin-producing cells.

Airport Full-Body Scans Can Cause Malfunction of Insulin Pumps and CGMS Systems
Posted: Monday, November 05, 2012
A new report suggests people with diabetes who wear an insulin pump or a continuous glucose monitoring device may encounter a problem when going through a full-body scanning machine.

Walking after Eating Lowers Glucose in Healthy People and Diabetes Patients
Posted: Thursday, September 06, 2012
Walking or other light exercise after meals may reduce glucose levels by more than half in both healthy people and type 1 diabetes patients.

Faustman's Type 1 Diabetes Cure Raises Debate
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2012
Dr. Denise Faustman's announcement of the results of a small study of a handful of type 1 patients showing the regeneration of beta cells with the use of a TB vaccine that has been available for years is causing a controversy in the medical community.

Transplanted Pancreas Tissue May Lead to Better Glucose Control
Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Israeli researchers have developed tissue from the islets of Langerhans that may help insulin-producing cells survive longer, and generate more insulin and other necessary hormones.

Lifespans for Type 1 Diabetes Patients Getting Longer by 15 Years
Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Life expectancy significantly increased among individuals with type 1 diabetes during a 30-year, long-term prospective study.

Newer Technologies Work Better than Conventional Methods in Controlling Glucose
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012
Newer technologies designed to help people with type 1 diabetes monitor their blood sugar levels daily work better than traditional methods.

Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Rates Increase Significantly among American Youth
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012
The prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 increased among young people substantially over the past decade. Researchers also found that complications such as nerve damage are…

New System Automatically Updates Weekly Insulin Dosage for Better Glycemic Control with Fewer Hypoglycemic Events
Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Newly published results from a clinical study of the Diabetes Insulin Guidance System (DIGS), demonstrate DIGS' potential to improve blood glucose control for insulin-using patients with type 2 or type 1 diabetes....

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