• INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] “It is not your place to criticize…”
    People either loved or hated our article “ Five Things People with Type 1 Should Stop Doing Already.” In the article, I suggested people with Type 1 should stop saying that they won’t let diabetes stop them. I understand it must be frustrating sometimes to see the way that people with Type 1 express themselves via Insulin Nation, but I don’t believe it’s really your place to comment, let alone criticize. Want more Type 1 news?
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Researchers find biomarker that could help predict the onset of type 1 diabetes
    A significant finding has been made by the 3U Diabetes Consortium, of Dublin City University, Maynooth University and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland , which has the potential to contribute to the identification of biological markers that predict the development of Type 1 diabetes, a chronic autoimmune disease.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Somerset mum says her diabetic son wasn't always supported at school
    Thousands of children with long-term medical conditions such as Type 1 diabetes, asthma and epilepsy are being put at risk in schools across England says the Health Conditions in Schools Alliance. The alliance is made up of more than 30 leading charities and health organisations including Diabetes UK, Asthma UK and Crohn's & Colitis UK
  • NERDY APRIL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Nap Time is the Best Time
    It was Friday, the end of a long week, and my heart just wanted to fly home and snuggle with the best thing this Type 1 Diabetic body has ever created: Type 1 Diabetes is an exhausting disease. Logistically, my bank account has withdrawals to pay for insulin and durable goods, and my calendar has Diabetes appointments on the regular. Anyone else out there with a bad case of Diabetes burnout?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Trying to Make it to the Show with Type 1 Diabetes
    The only way for Mark, who has Type 1 diabetes, to do that is to stay on top of his game when it comes to his blood sugar levels. Luckily, he’s had a lot of practice, as he has had to contend with diabetes for about as long as he’s focused on baseball. Read about Sam Fuld , the seemingly fearless outfielder with Type 1 diabetes. He needed to learn about how to treat his Type 1 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] A diabetic pump, which is helping to make blood sugar control more effective.
    Type 1 diabetes affects 400,000 people in the UK, with over 29,000 of them being children. Incidence is increasing by about four per cent each year particularly in children under five, with a five-fold increase in this age group in the last 20 years
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 'Medicinal food' diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes
    Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have led an international study that found - for the first time - that a diet yielding high amounts of the short-chain fatty acids acetate and butyrate provided a beneficial effect on the immune system and protected against type 1 or juvenile diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Discovery School walks the walk in Type 1 diabetes awareness
    The Discovery School student has Type 1 Diabetes and his school will be walking to raise awareness March 29. Jager Thornton, 4, smiles in his hospital bed. Jager Thornton, 4, smiles in his hospital bed
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Alternative Schooling for Children with Type 1
    We recently posted about a study which found that teens with Type 1 were at greater risk of dropping out. On our Facebook page , readers shared stories of needing to seek alternatives to public school for children with Type 1. Read “The School Nurse Who Cares for 8 Kids with Type 1”. I was kicked out of a public school in fifth grade for having Type 1 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Researchers Find Way to Expand Cord-Blood Cells as a Potential Treatment for Diabetes
    These cells when preserved may help prevent type 1 diabetes For many parents, storing their newborn child's umbilical cord blood is a way of saving cells that may serve a life-saving purpose.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes researchers discover way to expand potent regulatory cells
    Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand and preserve certain cord-blood cells as a potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes For parents, storing their newborn baby's umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells.
  • BRIDGE WRITES  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] An Intruder in Your Home
    Type 1 Diabetes. Knowing the signs could very well save their life The symptoms of type 1 diabetes typically happen quickly in a matter of weeks or days. When left untreated Type 1 diabetes is FATAL! It's important to seek medical treatment immediately if you feel any of the signs and symptoms your child is exhibiting could be Type 1 diabetes. It is always better to be WRONG than sorry when it comes to Type 1
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] An Inaugural Type 1 Hospital Stay in Nepal
    Reporter Oren Liebermann discovered he had Type 1 diabetes during a year-long trip around the world. In this edited excerpt from his book, The Insulin Express , Liebermann is too sick to travel home, so he seeks treatment for newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes in a hospital in Nepal. We have a diabetic menu we will bring you.”. I have diabetes, and I am in a hospital. Have you been eating the food we recommend for diabetics?”. “No.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Putting People Over the Disease in the Care Visit
    Diabetic.” “Non-compliant.” These terms and more are being called out in the diabetes community as a judgmental barrier to improving a patient’s health. An alternate approach called People First Language was suggested in a recent commentary published in Clinical Diabetes written by Melinda Maryniuk, M.Ed., Through messages that empower people with diabetes, we can build trust and rapport,” they write. Speaking of Diabetes caught up with Melinda to discuss the paper.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 Organizers Help Plan Nationwide Protest for Health Care
    In recent years, the Type 1 diabetes community has become very good at mobilizing those affected by Type 1 into an effective force for advocacy. Now some people with Type 1 are using those same organizing skills to organize others with chronic conditions for a series of protest marches on April 1st in defense of affordable health care. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Critical Path Institute launches type 1 diabetes consortium
    Critical Path Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Type 1 Diabetes Consortium. Funded by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust; Janssen Research & Development, LLC; JDRF International; and Sanofi, the T1D Consortium will work to qualify islet autoimmunity antibodies as prognostic biomarkers to be used in the development of therapies for the treatment, and ultimately the prevention, of T1D
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] {3 Little Diabetes Things} 03.20.2017
    Summary: In this month’s round up of 3 little diabetes things, I’m sharing an article about CGM use in people who don’t have type 1 diabetes, an article and video showing how an abducted woman used her insulin pump to escape, and why I snap a photo when there is a diabetes device malfunction. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… CGM Use in Non-T1D. More 3 Little Diabetes Things posts.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Colorado Springs family adapts to reality of Type 1 diabetes as, one.
    Siblings Melanie, McGuire, Emily and Ashley, all of whom have type 1 diabetes, goof off as parents Julie and Bubba Hayes watch at their home on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Julie and Bubba Hayes have four out of five children with type 1 diabetes
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Five Things People with Type 1 Should Stop Doing Already
    As an outside observer, I have watched the Type 1 diabetes community grow and mature so much in recent years. In the future, people with Type 1 diabetes might want to stop…. …saying they won’t let Type 1 diabetes stop them/slow them down. When you say someone “won’t” let diabetes stop them, you imply that everyone with Type 1 has a choice to do whatever they want in life despite the condition, and that’s always not the case.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] In the Himalayas, with Undiagnosed Type 1 Diabetes
    Reporter Oren Liebermann discovered he had Type 1 diabetes during a year-long trip around the world. In this edited excerpt from his memoir, The Insulin Express , Liebermann first begins to feel the effects of his yet undiagnosed diabetes while teaching English at a monastery in Nepal. One of my friends says I have the classic symptoms of diabetes, but we both agree that’s incredibly unlikely, since there is no history of diabetes in my family.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Hypoglycemia More Common in Hotter, Colder Months
    A new study suggests that people with diabetes may be at more risk of hypoglycemia in the coldest and hottest months of the year. In the study, researchers also discovered a temperature zone that seemed to offer the lowest risk for people with diabetes, at least for those living in the Hamburg region of Germany. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] JDRF works to raise Type 1 diabetes awareness
    However, here is a sobering message: Those people are at the same risk of getting Type 1 diabetes as the not-so-fit folks who consider a short walk quality exercise Some people believe they are healthy as horses, work out like fiends and run marathons or lift 500 pounds.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] “They Wouldn’t Refill My Daughter’s Insulin Prescription.”
    Recently, we featured the story of an Australian woman with Type 1 diabetes who was denied a refill of insulin by a doctor. My daughter has Type 1 diabetes, and she has twice been denied a refill on her insulin prescription. We live in the UK and have been seeing a general practitioner for her diabetes. After this incident, our diabetes consultant called the doctor. I again asked our diabetes team for help. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Why People with Type 1 Should Take Care of Their Teeth
    Integrated Diabetes Services (IDS) provides detailed advice and coaching on diabetes management from certified diabetes educators and dieticians. Insulin Nation hosts a regular Q&A column from IDS that answers questions submitted from the Type 1 diabetes community. Q: After my Type 1 diagnosis, my doctor asks me regularly about my dental visits. Many are surprised to learn that diabetes comes with heightened risk of periodontal disease.
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Good doctor, bad doctor
    A little while ago, I scheduled two doctor’s appointments back to back to take care of some nagging (not really diabetes related) issues. He says no, he is conducting diabetes research in his spare time. From that point on, diabetes dominated the appointment more than the actual issue that brought me there. Just when I have something to say, I accidentally change a setting that deletes the whole blog. Very happy that tech support was able to get it back!
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The dog that has saved its owner's life 3,500 times
    Dogs are known as man's best friend and their powerful sense of smell means they also have the potential to save lives - detecting changes in blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes patients and urine samples from those with prostate cancer.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes a life-long comitment
    When Tallangatta resident Philip Waldron was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 60 years ago, it began a life-changing routine LIFE ACHIEVEMENT: Philip Waldron has beaten the odds been acknowledged for successfully managing his insulin-dependent diabetes for 60 years. When Tallangatta resident Philip Waldron was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 60 years ago, the then 7-year-old felt alone and nervous
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Air Scouts present cheque to diabetes research foundation
    For more information about Type 1 diabetes, visit JDRF.org.uk.The scouts were delighted to recently present a cheque for A 210 to volunteers Pippa Couch and Trevor Wilson at their weekly meeting.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Treatment induced neuropathy of diabetes-Long term implications in type 1 diabetes.
    Aggressive glucose control can result in treatment induced neuropathy of diabetes if glycemic control is achieved too quickly To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Fundraiser for family of man who died of diabetes complications
    Jackie Skrobot, of Kankakee, sits with her 4-year-old son Lucas while talking about her late husband Al, who died last Thursday, two weeks after his 40th birthday, following complications from type 1 diabetes. Jackie Skrobot, of Kankakee, sits with her 4-year-old son Lucas while talking about her late husband Al, who died last Thursday, two weeks after his 40th birthday, following complications from type 1 diabetes
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Gut Feeling: the Microbiome and the Immune System
    The onset of type 1 diabetes is mysterious, but one thing is for sure: some environmental factor triggers the immune system attack on beta cells. This environmental trigger is a longstanding mystery that research at Joslin Diabetes Center is beginning to unravel. is studying how the colonies of bacteria that line our digestive systems, also known as the microbiome, could start a chain reaction that leads to autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] More
    Nacogdoches native Levi Stovall has learned firsthand the risk, and lifestyle changes that come with a type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Although type 1 only accounts for 5 percent of the total diabetes diagnoses in the United States, if untreated it can be life- threatening
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Saint Mary's, JDRF to hold diabetes seminar
    Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center has partnered with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to host a free Type 1 diabetes seminar at 4 p.m. Blood glucose screenings and a meet up for diabetes tech and pharmaceutical representatives will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday. on Sunday
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] I’ve Had an Insulin Allergy for 33 Years
    I recently read of a girl with Type 1 diabetes who was trying to find answers to an insulin allergy, and I wanted to share the long view on this subject. I developed Type 1 diabetes in 1983 and was prescribed beef-pork insulin. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Charleston JDRF walks to end Type 1 diabetes
    More than 1,000 walkers representing local businesses, families, schools and other organizations are expected to participate in the eighth annual JDRF Charleston One Walk on Sunday, March 12, at Smythe Park on Daniel Island
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Dietary management of children with type 1 diabetes
    Effective dietary management of children with type 1 diabetes helps to optimize glycaemic control and leads to improvements in clinical and metabolic outcomes. Current recommendations are based on healthy eating principles for children and families with the aim to promote healthy life-long eating habits whilst maintaining social and psychological well-being
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Researchers Study Cure for Type 1 Diabetes in Stem Cell Transplantations
    the Chan Soon-Shiong Shapiro Distinguished Chair in Diabetes and professor/founding chair of the Department of Diabetes Immunology )--Some type 1 diabetes patients can be cured from the disease, at least for a number of years, with a stem cell transplant - those were the results of a clinical trial monitored by City of Hope's Bart Roep , Ph.D., Bart Roep, Ph.D.,
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Gut Feeling: How the Microbiome Could Affect Type 1 Diabetes
    The onset of type 1 diabetes is mysterious, but one thing is for sure: some environmental factor triggers the immune system attack on beta cells. This environmental trigger is a longstanding mystery that research at Joslin Diabetes Center is beginning to unravel. is studying how the communities of bacteria that line our digestive systems, also known as the microbiome, could start a chain reaction that leads to autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Parents Who Withheld Insulin Guilty of First Degree Murder
    It would seem as if Alexandru “Alex” Radita, who had Type 1 diabetes, had lived in a time before insulin therapy. On February 27, 2017, a judge in Alberta, Canada found Alex’s parents, Emil and Rodica Radita, guilty of first-degree murder of their child; it was determined they willfully failed to give Alex proper medical care for his Type 1 diabetes over a prolonged period of time. Want more Type 1 news?
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Kids First Diabetes Second Book: Saving Money!
    Summary: This excerpt from the book Kids First, Diabetes Second gives several tips on saving money on medical supplies and prescriptions for people with type one diabetes. Unfortunately managing type 1 diabetes takes a lot of time and money. In this excerpt from my book Kids First, Diabetes Second I share some tips on saving money on supplies, prescriptions, and taxes. The post Kids First Diabetes Second Book: Saving Money!
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] High-intensity Exercise in Men with Type 1 Diabetes and Mode of Insulin Therapy.
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of high intensity exercise on glucose levels and risk of metabolic decompensation in males with type 1 diabetes , depending on the method of insulin administration To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Scranton diabetic starts art therapy-based support group
    BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Scranton resident Siobhan Casey lives with Type 1 diabetes, and has become a vocal self-advocate and community volunteer through her newly established support group, Type One Love. As upward of 45 pounds melted away from the petite Scranton resident's frame, they blamed her youth and stress, suggesting depression or an eating disorder were at play
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Effective management of diabetes for 80 years celebrated
    Winsome Johnston used to boil glass syringes, use animal insulin and check her glucose with a urine test to manage her type 1 diabetes. Now days, she uses modern, five-second blood test meters but the management of her diabetes was just as important
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] News 35 mins ago 5:34 p.m.Norton Children's receives donation to fight diabetes
    The Price family leaned on Norton Children's Hospital last year as their 4-year-old daughter Norah was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Today the family, along with their daughter and other young children, were on hand to make the $600,000 donation, which will help support initiatives that will help other families cope with a diabetes diagnosis
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Eating Healthy with Type 1 Diabetes
    Managing type 1 diabetes is challenging, especially when you’re trying to get back on track during this post-holiday stretch of winter. Here are five ways you can implement healthy changes on a daily basis, according to Sue-Ellen Anderson-Haynes, MS, RDN, LDN, NASM-CPT, a registered dietitian in the Adult Clinic at Joslin Diabetes Center. Better diabetes control starts by applying diabetes knowledge to everyday situations.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] All I Needed to Know About T1D I Learned From My Mom and Brother
    My diagnosis of type 1 diabetes came late in life at age 25. That’s because I had grown up with Type 1 diabetes in my family. Years later, I realized that watching them handle the condition has shaped how I live with diabetes. In hindsight, there were suspicions that something was wrong months earlier; she might even have had Type 1 since the time I was born. I wondered if I could catch diabetes like a cold.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Box boat battle to help fight diabetes
    Picture: Paul Scambler Youngtown Rotary will kick off its quest to purchase insulin pumps for Tasmanian children living with Type 1 diabetes on Sunday when it hosts the charmingly-titled Soggy Bottom Cardboard Box Boat Regatta THAT'S A PADDLIN': Soggy Bottom Cardboard Box Boat Regatta chairwoman Sandy Astill prepares for Sunday's race at Waverley Lake Park.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] FreeStyle Libre Use Associated with Better Glucose Control
    Researchers found that Libre users checked their glucose readings an average of 16 times a day; that’s about three times the amount of fingerstick checks that medical professionals recommend for people with Type 1 diabetes, according to Tim Dunn, an Abbott associate research fellow connected with the analysis. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications
    Young people with type 2 diabetes are much more likely to show signs of complications from the blood sugar disease than those who have type 1 diabetes, a new study shows. While the researchers found that about three in four teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes had at least one complication, only one in three with type 1 diabetes did
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Youth with type 2 diabetes develop complications more often than type 1 peers
    Teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve, and eye diseases - as well as some risk factors for heart disease - more often than their peers with type 1 diabetes in the years shortly after diagnosis. The results are the latest findings of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study, published Feb.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Youth with type 2 diabetes develop complications more often than type 1 peers
    Teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve, and eye diseases - as well as some risk factors for heart disease - more often than their peers with type 1 diabetes in the years shortly after diagnosis. The results are the latest findings of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study, published Feb.
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] About that ride
    A year ago ( on my thirteenth diaversary ), I signed up for my first JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes. Although Team Schnak focuses mostly on type 1 diabetes in kids, Mr. Schnak himself was the only reason I made it from that rest stop to the finish line. I also had back to back medical appointments yesterday to check into some non-diabetes issues that are making it extra challenging to ride. JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes diabetes exercise JDRF JDRF Ride
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 and Training for the Boston Marathon
    My running partner, who also has type 1 diabetes, was surprised. Instead, the exhaustion was a very real manifestation of my diabetes. But I could not allow my diabetes to prevent me from finishing this half marathon. I didn’t know how few resources there were in existence for long distance runners with Type 1 Diabetes. I simply didn’t know what was in store for me, as a long distance runner with Type 1 Diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] City of Hope Researchers Discover New Potential Cause of Type 1 Diabetes
    the Chan Soon-Shiong Shapiro Distinguished Chair in Diabetes and professor/founding chair of the Department of Diabetes Immunology, has been able to justify an alternative theory about the cause of type 1 diabetes through experimental work. An international team of researchers led by City of Hope's Bart Roep , Ph.D.,
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Fasting diet 'could reverse diabetes and regenerate pancreas'
    The findings showed cycles of the diet could regenerate pancreatic cells to restore insulin in type 1 diabetes patients and could also reverse both type 1 and 2 diabetes in mice A US study, published in scientific journal Cell, tested a modified version of the fasting-mimicking diet on both mice and human cells.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Families Join Forces to Help Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
    The annual walk helps raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in the hopes of finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes Thousands of people joined forces at the Mall of America Saturday to take part in the 25th annual JDRF One Walk.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Campaign calls for end to diabetes
    Natalie was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in November Deanna Emberg-Pina watches her 6-year-old daughter, Natalie, check her blood sugar levels.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 10 Ways to Spot Someone with Type 1
    Sure, it’s easy to spot someone with Type 1 diabetes if you catch them bolusing before a meal. That kind of Type 1 identification is for amateurs! At Insulin Nation, we have developed a unrealistic and impractical unique guide of lesser-known ways to identify people with Type 1 in crowd. You might have found someone with Type 1 if…. 1) You shake hands and can feel fingerprint calluses. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Teen with Type 1 Dies Two Days After Going Missing
    Police are now investigating what led to a child with Type 1 diabetes dying two days after disappearing from one of these units. Blake Ross, a 13-year-old with Type 1, was enrolled in what is called an “open care arrangement,” and his case was managed by the city of Edinburgh, according to a report in The Mirror (UK). The report warned that he did not have access to his diabetes medication at the time he went missing. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Fasting Diet Regenerates Beta Cells in Mice
    For years, there has been a vocal minority of Type 1 diabetes activists who have claimed that a low-calorie, low-carb diet is a great, but often ignored, treatment option for maintaining blood glucose levels with Type 1 diabetes. If such findings are eventually replicated in humans, this could represent a dramatic shift in the way that Type 1 diabetes is treated. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] JDRF Rolls Out its PEAK Program on Exercise and Type 1
    For the past three years, JDRF has been partnering with researchers from around the world to develop JDRF PEAK, a program to share information about how to exercise safely with Type 1 diabetes. That collaboration has led to the publication of new guidelines for exercise and blood sugar management based on the best available research on exercise and Type 1 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Visiting Team Novo Nordisk
    Heroes for people with diabetes Just before the holidays, I attended Team Novo Nordisk’s (TNN) media day at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta, GA. Team Novo Nordisk has nearly 100 athletes with diabetes from 21 countries spanning a number of sports (cyclists, triathletes, and runners) in a few phases of athletic development. ” 12/18 of @teamnovonordisk pro riders were told they'd never race again because of diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes patient set for 100-mile London cycle
    A DETERMIND man is set to take on a mammoth cycling challenge in aid of a type 1 diabetes charity. Robert Phillips lost his mum due to the complications that come with type 1 diabetes when she was just 48, and the 37-year-old was diagnosed with the same condition just eight months later
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 Diabetes Risk May Come Down to Gut Bacteria Counts
    Diabetes researchers have long noticed that labs have different rates of success breeding mice to have the equivalent of Type 1 diabetes. If you transferred a group of mice from a lab with a lower rate of diabetes to a lab with a higher rate, the transferred group would soon exhibit the same rate of diabetes found in the new surroundings. This could have led to a rise in autoimmune diseases like Type 1 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 7 Ways to Treat Joint Conditions Common with Type 1 Diabetes
    I’ve had diabetes for a number of years – is there a relationship between painful joints and diabetes? A: As we get older, most people experience some degree of stiffness in joints, but having diabetes raises the risk of serious joint health problems. Other researchers also have suggested that both diabetes and joint disease could come from the same inflammatory process. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Australasian Diabetes Data Network: first national audit of.
    To assess glycaemic control, anthropometry and insulin regimens in a national sample of Australian children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Cross-sectional analysis of de-identified, prospectively collected data from the Australasian Diabetes Data Network registry
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 diabetes didn't stop Jordan Morris
    There are a lot of barriers standing between the average youth soccer player and a career as a professional. There's competition, fitness, skills, bad coaching
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Insulet's hybrid closed-loop system performs well in first feasibility study in type 1 diabetics
    A feasibility study assessing Insulet's Omnipod Horizon hybrid closed-loop insulin management system in type 1 diabetics showed a positive benefit. The data were presented at 10th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes in Paris, France
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Future of Complications Treatments Could Get Personal
    Joslin Diabetes Center has been at the forefront of tailored medical care for more than 100 years. Joslin himself realized the importance of individualizing diabetes treatment for each patient, and that philosophy continues today with the clinic’s Joslin Care model. But new developments in the laboratories of Joslin’s research department could soon bring personalized diabetes medicine to a whole new level. Chief Scientific Officer at Joslin Diabetes Center.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diet plays role in staying healthy
    Some of the most common autoimmune disorders are: Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn's Disease, SjA gren's syndrome, Psoriasis, Celiac Disease, Addison's disease, Hashimoto's disease, Grave's disease, Type 1 Diabetes, and so on.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] NIH Funds Four Artificial Pancreas Trials
    The funding, totaling some $41 million in grants, was provided by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, which is part of the NIH. Here are the details of the four trials: 1. The International Diabetes Closed-Loop Trial is a 6-month trial to test a smartphone-based automated insulin delivery system called inControl. Who They’re Recruiting: 240 people with Type 1, ages 14 and up, with A1C scores less than 10.5. Want more Type 1 news?
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Joslin Diabetes Center participating in 2 NIH-funded artificial pancreas clinical trials
    Joslin Diabetes Center will take part in two clinical trials this year to test artificial pancreas systems designed to automatically monitor and regulate blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes, which would replace traditional methods of managing the disease such as testing blood glucose levels by finger stick or using continuous glucose monitoring systems with separate, non-integrated delivery of insulin by either injections or a pump
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 diabetes: Reprogramming liver cells may lead to new treatments
    They suggest that the finding is an important step toward showing that reprogramming liver cells might offer a way forward for the treatment of type 1 diabetes in humans Researchers have discovered a way to reprogram mouse liver cells into precursor pancreatic cells by changing the expression of a single gene.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Ketones and Exercise – What You Need to Know
    In a new set of guidelines for Type 1 diabetes and exercise, I and my fellow researchers warn that people with Type 1 diabetes need to monitor for elevated levels of ketones during exercise. If you have Type 1 and exercise regularly, testing for ketones could save your life. In Type 1 diabetes, ketone levels can rise even without starvation, if insulin levels drop too much and levels of other hormones like glucagon and catecholamines rise.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The A1c – Cholesterol Connection In Children With Type 1 Diabetes: One Size Doesn’t Fit all
    That’s why current guidelines recommend that children and teens with type 1 diabetes and high cholesterol qualify for medication if lifestyle changes are not effective. That’s why current guidelines recommend that children and teens with type 1 diabetes and high cholesterol qualify for medication if lifestyle changes are not effective. a Pediatric Endocrinologist at Joslin Diabetes Center.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study finds reduction in HbA1c levels with in-home use of hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system
    A pivotal registration trial to evaluate in-home use of the Medtronic MiniMed 670G hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system over 3 months showed a significant reduction in HbA1c levels for both adolescents and adults with type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Denied Insulin by a Doctor
    Insulin Nation and CNN have reported on the death of Kevin Houdeshell, who died of diabetic ketoacidosis after he was denied a refill on an expired prescription of insulin. There’s now a report out of Australia of a person with Type 1 diabetes who claims she was denied a prescription of insulin by a doctor, even as she pleaded with the doctor that she was running out of it. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The End of Diabetes Is within Reach
    The Food and Drug Administration just approved what could be one of the biggest breakthroughs in the treatment of type 1 diabetes in decades. Dubbed an "artificial pancreas," the MiniMed 670G is an implantable pump that senses blood glucose levels and delivers precise insulin doses to diabetic patients
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Can banking baby teeth treat diabetes?
    When she was just 11 months old, Billie Sue Wozniak's daughter Juno was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease that affects 1.25 million people and approximately 200,000 children under age 20 in the United States. The disease had affected several members of Billie Sue's family, including her uncle, who passed away at the age of 30. "My My first thought was, 'Her life is going to be short,'" the 38-year-old from Reno, Nevada recalled
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Islet transplantation for Type 1 diabetes: where are we now?
    Pancreatic islet transplantation is a minimally invasive procedure that can restore normoglycemia and insulin independence in Type 1 diabetics without the surgical complications associated with vascularized pancreas transplantation To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Metformin in adults with type 1 diabetes: design and methods of.
    Metformin in adults with type 1 diabetes: design and methods of REducing with MetfOrmin Vascular Adverse Lesions : an international multicentre trial. To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 25 Facts to Know on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes
    This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes. Some 60 percent of people with Type 1 diabetes are overweight or obese. Some 40 percent of people with Type 1 have hypertension, and 60 percent have dyslipidemia, a condition which increases the chance of clogged arteries, heart attacks, and strokes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 25 New Recommendations on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes
    This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes. Some 60 percent of people with Type 1 diabetes are overweight or obese. Some 40 percent of people with Type 1 have hypertension, and 60 percent have dyslipidemia, a condition which increases the chance of clogged arteries, heart attacks, and strokes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Four Artificial Pancreas Trials for Type 1 Diabetes Move Forward
    There have been promising recent developments: In October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the first artificial pancreas device in the United States, which monitors a person's blood sugar levels and automatically provides insulin if needed. However, people using that device still need to manually request more insulin after they eat
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] UVa testing artificial pancreas in adults with type 1 diabetes
    The University of Virginia is leading one of four major research efforts to develop an artificial pancreas for people with type 1 diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Upstate woman fighting to lower cost of insulin for diabetes
    "I've lived with Type 1 Diabetes for approximately 45 years," she said, carrying a bag full of boxes of insulin and other treatment kits for her condition. Checking my blood sugar, eating, then checking my blood sugar again," she said
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Too Many with Type 1 Don’t Test for Ketones
    Recently, we featured the story of a father who was coming to terms with his grown son’s death from diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). A new study suggests that many people with diabetes might be underestimating DKA, as well. The University of Florida Health study found that 32 percent of Type 1 households lack any means to test for ketones, and some 20 percent of respondents have never tested for ketones. Want more Type 1 news? Commentary.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] “…End of the Month, I Start Skipping Meals.”
    Recently, we asked readers to share what they have had to do to be able to afford to stay alive with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetics should eat low-carb anyway, but to do this on a constant basis is not easy. Both of my sons have Type 1. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How the Trump Immigration Ban Might Affect Diabetes Research
    Earlier, we reported on how the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration barred Dr. Samira Asgari from joining a research lab that does diabetes research. So far, no diabetes tech or biopharma company has joined the suit. All of us have come together to pursue the mission of reducing the burden of type 1 diabetes. However, we would firmly oppose any policy that divides people of good will from collaborating against our common enemy of diabetes.”.
  • BETA BUDDIES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] I'm a Checker, but not a Mice Checker.Yo
    A few days ago. Pre-post note: We are currently besieged by mice. Traps are set in the basement and the main level of our home. The words "GI BUG" scare the BeJeezus outta even the most resilient, calm, cool, and collected of d' rents. Joe currently has one. I was up at 3 am. checking a blood glucose, ketones, and then bolusing insulin. As Dave woke, I updated him on the night care provided. Me: "I checked his BG.high 200s, ketones were OK.I've ve bolused twice over the last three hours."
  • NERDY APRIL  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Here's looking at you, 20's
    I started my 20's with a dream of working for NASA.that one worked out ;-) I started my 20's with no set plans for a family, but deep down hoping that one day I could have a child, even though it would be difficult with Type 1 Diabetes - with lots of help, this far-fetched dream became a reality last year! Today is the last day of my 20's.the greatest decade of my life so far!
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Fourteen
    It was fourteen years ago that I was finally accurately diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and given my first dose of life-saving insulin. A few months ago, and only a few years late, I received my 10 year Lilly Diabetes Journey Award medal ( application here ). At work, and along with people affected with type 1 diabetes around the world, we have been mourning the death of tireless diabetes advocate, Mary Tyler Moore. Today is my diaversary.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] A Second Possible Replacement Plan to Obamacare Revealed
    In other words, if Massachusetts requires health insurance companies to have no lifetime ceiling on benefits and Texas puts a $1 million cap on benefits, then health insurance companies based in Texas would follow Texas rules even when they sold insurance in Massachusetts. It’s not like JDRF requires that you have Type 1 diabetes to be a donating member. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Continuous glucose monitoring in people with type 1 diabetes reduces blood sugar levels, study shows
    These are just some of the results of a long-term study at Sahlgrenska Academy of continuous glucose monitoring in persons with type 1 diabetes Significantly decreased blood sugar levels over time - and increased well-being.
  • BRIDGE WRITES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Early Detection of Type 1 Diabetes
    You may be unfamiliar that Type 1 has the potential to be detected early. But we've experienced how remarkable the early detection of Type 1 diabetes can be. In fact, if you are reading this, chances are you have a family member who is touched with Type 1. For siblings, parents, and other family members with Type 1, you may be eligible for TrialNet Pathway to Prevention. The reality of diabetes entering our lives again has hit!
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] My pump break
    After a quick dose with a vial and syringe to accompany the ice cream as we were leaving the water park, and due to some great friends and diabetes connections, I was able to use a series of replacements pumps to not miss more than an hour of basal insulin. Even though my insurance is very good for diabetes coverages, it is still a big purchase. I originally started pumping in January 2004, eleven months after I was first diagnosed with diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Jay Cutler Gets Fat-Shamed on Instagram
    Everyone’s favorite celebrity punching bag with Type 1 diabetes, Jay Cutler, again found himself in the crosshairs of social media contempt when his wife, Kristin Cavallari, posted a vacation photo of the two together. It’s perhaps unfair to ask Cavallari and Cutler to have acted as Type 1 diabetes ambassadors during this exchange. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? sponsor. Opinion.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Jay Cutler Gets Fat-Shamed on Instagram
    Everyone’s favorite celebrity punching bag with Type 1 diabetes, Jay Cutler, again found himself in the crosshairs of social media contempt when his wife, Kristin Cavallari, posted a vacation photo of the two together. It’s perhaps unfair to ask Cavallari and Cutler to have acted as Type 1 diabetes ambassadors during this exchange. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? sponsor. Opinion.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Two Foreign Doctors Barred from Work in Diabetes-Focused Medical Institutions
    President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries has already blocked two doctors from coming to work in medical institutions that focus on diabetes research, according to published reports. The lab, which is connected with Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, does cure research work on tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Type 1 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Mary Tyler Moore's life offers hope for people with type 1 diabetes
    Mary Tyler Moore's death on Wednesday at age 80 may highlight the long-term effects that type 1 diabetes can have on the body. Moore died Jan. 25 after going into cardiopulmonary arrest , which means her heart stopped beating, several news outlets reported, citing Moore's publicist Mara Buxbaum
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