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Artificial Pancreas Appears Promising
An artificial pancreas meant to help type 1 diabetes patients is about to undergo its final testing. And favorable results could lead to the device's approval, researchers said. {C}
The Benefits of Insulin Pumps
Parents of kids with type 1 diabetes may now have an easier time with the debate surrounding the insulin pump.
What Probiotics Could Do for Type 1 Diabetes Risk
If your newborn is at risk for developing type 1 diabetes, a little friendly bacteria may be able to help.
This Psoriasis Rx May Improve Diabetes Treatment
For type 1 diabetes patients, daily insulin injections are a lifelong commitment. But these patients may soon be able to better manage their disease — with the help of a medication used to treat psoriasis.
How Stressful Events Could Affect Kids' Health
Dealing with big stressors early in life could affect more than just mental health in kids.
How Fish Might Affect Your Immune Health
Seafood is always a great choice for protein if you’re young and female, right? Not so fast.
Some Diabetes Patients May Be Missing out on Care
Young adults may be less likely than older people to worry about their health, but this can spell trouble down the road — especially when a chronic condition is involved.
Too Much of a Good Thing: Some Diabetes Patients Overtreated
Like Goldilocks and her porridge, people with diabetes need their blood sugar "just right." In some cases, though, diabetes treatment for older adults with other health problems can be overly strict, which may cause blood sugar problems.
One Diabetes Treatment May Extend Patients' Lives
Not all diabetes treatments are created equal. One type of treatment may extend patients' lives.
Blood Sugar Control Could Boost Brain Growth
Too much sugar in the blood isn't so sweet for kids with type 1 diabetes — it could even slow their brain development. Fortunately, managing blood sugar levels may keep these kids' brains developing normally.