Category Archives: Type 1

Childhood Diabetes Rates & Associated Costs Rise

Childhood diabetes rates are on the rise, and a report released Monday pointed to the impact that the cost of their care could have on families — even those who have employer-sponsored health insurance.

The study, conducted by the Health Care… Read More

Recent Research News Podcast: Islet Transplantation May Benefit Type 1 Diabetes Patients

Islet cells – which are responsible for producing insulin within the pancreas – can be transplanted to help type 1 diabetes patients. It is thought that transplanting these cells can establish glucose levels that are close to normal. The result… Read More

Recent Research News Podcast: Canagliflozin Leads to Higher Ketoacidosis Risk

A study has recently found that patients with type 1 diabetes taking canagliflozin (or Invokana) were at a greater risk of ketoacidosis than patients taking a placebo. The drug is an SGLT-2 inhibitor, and in May 2015, the FDA warned that it and… Read More

Researchers Link Type 1 Diabetes to an Increased Risk for Certain Cancers

A new study examined whether people with type 1 diabetes were more likely than the general public to develop certain types of cancer. Completed by researchers from the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia, this study… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Diabetes Treatment Could Impact Breast Density

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New research shows that women who are taking insulin for diabetes treatment are at a higher risk of dense breasts. Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark in Esbjerg are responsible for the… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Total Daily Dose Method Effective in Determining Starting Basal Insulin Rates

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A recent study has found that the total daily dose method for predicting starting basal insulin pump rates is effective in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Researchers from the University of British Columbia… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Intensive Diabetes Therapy Shown to Reduce Heart Disease Risk

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A recent study found that when participant’s complete intensive therapy for managing their type 1 diabetes, they experienced significant cardiovascular benefits over the next 30 years.

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Research Report News Podcast: Researchers Examine Gender Differences in Diabetes

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Researchers at Sweden’s Linköping University recently examined gender differences between adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Data from over 4,200 young adults with type 1 diabetes were analyzed, … Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Type 1 Immune Boost Eliminates Insulin Injections

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American researchers have found a way for people living with diabetes, immune cells, to do away with daily insulin injections for up to a year.

People with diabetes lack a sufficient number of T-reg cells, which the… Read More