Courtney Major

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Courtney Major currently attends Emerson College where she majors in Writing, Literature, and Publishing with a minor in Marketing Communications.
Research of Type 1 Diabetes

How to (Possibly) Make Oral Insulin Possible

Researchers devise smaller particles that could deliver medication in a better way.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Metformin May Help After a Heart Attack

Data from a stem cell simulation suggest the popular diabetes drug aids in blood vessel growth in people with Type…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Weekly Injectable Notches Another Study Victory

Novo Nordisk’s new GLP-1, semaglutide, performs well in a fifth human trial. So why not submit it to the FDA…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Metformin Reduces Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers find that the common diabetes drug helped combat pancreatic cancer.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Metformin Users Risk Vitamin Deficiency

European diabetes researchers warn that many people with diabetes might be at risk of health problems because of this side…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

FDA Warns Canagliflozin Could Pose Amputation Risk

Regulators base this warning on a study that showed a slight increase of amputations in those taking Invokana and Invokamet.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Metformin Might Cut Risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

A large study finds those taking the drug for four years or more saw their risk of being diagnosed with…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

UK Told to Relax Ban on Some Drivers with Type 1 Diabetes

However, it’s unclear if the UK government will comply with the wishes of the European Union after Brexit.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Lipid-Lowering Therapy Saves Lives for People with Type 1

An observational study found this intervention helped head off a significant number of deaths from cardiovascular disease.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Man Comes Off Insulin Therapy After Undergoing BioHub Treatment

He is the second patient to be successfully treated by the experimental treatment, which was invented by the Diabetes Research…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Your Android Diabetes App is Probably Selling Your Health Info

And federal regulators aren’t stopping them.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Children with Type 1 at Higher Risk of Epilepsy

Researchers find they are three times more likely to develop the condition than the average population.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Most Young People with Type 1 Don’t Visit Doctor Enough

A UK audit finds most don’t make eight appointments a year recommended by the National Health System.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Teens with Type 1 May Have Vitamin D Deficiency

A new study suggests nearly 90 percent of teens with Type 1 could use more Vitamin D.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Australia May Subsidize CGMs

An election-year promise may pay for CGMs for 4,000 young Australians, but only if the ruling party gets to stay…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

How to Play Pro Rugby with Type 1 Diabetes

A camera crew follows Chris Pennell, a pro rugby player with Type 1 for the Worcester Warriors in the UK.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

A Clothing Line for Those with Type 1 Diabetes

Learn why Erin Murray founded TYP.1 Apparel.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Will You One Day be Able to Grow New Beta Cells?

Researchers at the Diabetes Research Institute announce animal trial results that suggest cells outside of the pancreas can produce insulin.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Trainer Steps up for Student Athlete with Type 1

A profile of the work of Rachel Jersky, a high school trainer and April’s Everyday Hero.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

A Picture Book on Type 1 Diabetes for Young Children

Two mothers create a picture book to explain life with Type 1 to their children with diabetes.

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