Kathleen Doughty

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Kate Doughty is a third-year student at the University of Virginia, where she is studying English with an area concentration in literary prose.
Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Mandy Marquardt – An Elite Cyclist with Type 1 Diabetes

Her doctor told her she could no longer compete as a cyclist; she’s now training for the Olympics.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers Find a New Way to Detect Kidney Damage in Kids with Type 1

They uncover two proteins that would detect nephropathy before a urine test would detect damage.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Metformin Deemed Safe for Most Medical Imaging

Radiologists previously thought the drug might up risk of kidney problems in procedures that involved injecting contrast.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

9 Ways to Make Halloween Less Candy-Centered

And more fun. We offer tips for those watching their blood sugar levels.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Retinopathy Slowed by Good Blood Sugar Control

A study finds the benefits can be long-lasting, but this treatment strategy also comes with risks.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Sex and Type 2 Diabetes

An overview of how to have the sex life you want after a diabetes diagnosis.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Metformin Deemed Safe for Most Medical Imaging

Radiologists previously thought the drug might up risk of kidney problems in procedures that involved injecting contrast.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Can Metformin Increase Risk of Kidney Disease?

Researchers find it ups the risk when compared to another diabetes drug, but that risk still remains low.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Misdiagnosing MODY Diabetes Can Accelerate Beta Cell Destruction

A new study reveals that treating people with MODY with some Type 2 treatments can curb natural insulin production.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

How did the 670G and the iLet Perform in Trials?

A beginning comparison between two artificial pancreas systems.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Have Type 1 Diabetes? Don’t Smoke.

A new study finds it’s bad for you. But you knew that already, didn’t you?

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Do You Need More T Cells to Stop Type 1 Diabetes?

The FDA fast-tracks a treatment that would, in theory, use T cells to stop Type 1 diabetes in its tracks

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Tandem t:slim Pump Approved for Children Ages 6 and Up

This might open up pump therapy for more young children.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Tommy Neal Enjoys Motivating Others as a Distance Runner with Type 1

A profile of an endurance athlete with Team Novo Nordisk.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Can Early Type 1 Diabetes Screening Prevent DKA?

German researchers test whether such screening leads to better health outcomes for children with Type 1 and their parents.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Peer Support Helps Families New to the Type 1 Life

Parent-to-parent mentoring may help parents provide improved care to children recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Why Do Finns Have a Higher Risk of Type 1 Than Russians?

In a new study, researchers suggest that better sanitation and hygiene standards might be the culprit.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Low-Income Kids on Pumps Face Higher Risk of Complications

A Canadian study finds socioeconomic status affects health outcomes, even when pumps are subsidized.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Bloodletting

People with diabetes have a comfort level with their own blood that others with working pancreases might find...creepy.

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