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Pramlintide Reimagined and Results are Promising

Pramlintide Reimagined and Results are Promising

Over a decade ago, the US approval and launch of pramlintide (Symlin® AstraZeneca) brought a lot of excitement because of its therapeutic ability, when used in combination with mealtime insulin, to flatten post-meal blood glucose levels, reduce glucose excursions, and…
Could bacteria be causing diabetes?

Could bacteria be causing diabetes?

The relationship between gut bacteria, genetics, and T1D risk is a complicated picture, but multiple studies indicate that gut bacteria is an essential factor. TEDDY The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) is on ongoing, multi-study effort that…
Metformin May Improve Vascular Health in T1D Adolescents

Metformin May Improve Vascular Health in T1D Adolescents

Cardio vascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in people with T1D.   This relates strongly to insulin resistance and both lean and obese T1D adolescents have marked insulin resistance. Metformin is known to improve surrogate markers of insulin resistance…
Update on Inhaled Insulin

Update on Inhaled Insulin

Rapid-acting insulins such as Novolog and Humalog often show peak insulin levels up to 3 hours after injection.  In this period, glucose levels may fluctuate considerably.  Inhaled insulin starts working more quickly and peaks in less than one hour. Diabetes…
Race to introduce a T1D drug that inhibits glucose absorption

Race to introduce a T1D drug that inhibits glucose absorption

Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, also called gliflozin drugs, are a new class of diabetic medications. They work by reducing the re-absorption of glucose into the blood via the kidneys with the excess glucose urinated. The FDA has already approved…
Insulin could be a Possible New Therapy for Colitis

Insulin could be a Possible New Therapy for Colitis

Insulin is widely used to treat diabetes, and it may be beneficial in treating other conditions.
Maternal Gluten Intake Linked to T1D in Children

Maternal Gluten Intake Linked to T1D in Children

A study in Denmark covering more than 67,000 pregnancies mothers has revealed that mothers that consumed 20 g/day of gluten had double the risk of T1D development in their offspring!
New predictors are a lifeline for families living with Type 1 Diabetes

New predictors are a lifeline for families living with Type 1 Diabetes

Combining genetic testing with existing NIH TrialNet procedures has shown very positive initial results in predicting T1D.*
New Type 1 Therapy Promises Long-term Diabetes Reversal in Humans and Dogs

New Type 1 Therapy Promises Long-term Diabetes Reversal in Humans and Dogs

Preclinical animal study shows initial results on the first minimally invasive therapy to successfully reverse Type 1 diabetes within 24 hours and maintain insulin independence for at least 90 days.
JDRF To Help Study Hypoglycemia

JDRF To Help Study Hypoglycemia

JDRF announces plans to participate in Hypo-RESOLVE research project.
Diabetes as a Disability in the Workplace

Diabetes as a Disability in the Workplace

An expert clarifies the laws that impact diabetes in the workplace.
How to Evaluate Diets and Supplements

How to Evaluate Diets and Supplements

A nutrition expert offers tips for thinking critically about health and weight loss claims.
Country Music Star Says She Was Harassed for Diabetic Service Dog

Country Music Star Says She Was Harassed for Diabetic Service Dog

RaeLynn was on her way to a diabetes conference when she encountered a suspicious flight attendant.
Mini-Glucagon With Alcohol?

Mini-Glucagon With Alcohol?

Danish study suggests that a low dose of glucagon may help T1Ds prone to hypoglycemia after alcohol.
CDC Report Understates Link Between DKA and Insulin Costs

CDC Report Understates Link Between DKA and Insulin Costs

A recent CDC report understates the relationship between DKA incidence and rising drug costs.
Outcome Disparities Among Ethnic Minorities With T1D

Outcome Disparities Among Ethnic Minorities With T1D

Study suggests urgent need for more research on outcomes among different populations.
Strengths-Based App to Reduce Diabetes-related Family Conflict

Strengths-Based App to Reduce Diabetes-related Family Conflict

Researchers have created an app to improve relations between parents and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.
Insulin Goes Viral

Insulin Goes Viral

Some viruses produce insulin-like hormones that can stimulate human cells—and have potential to cause disease.
Five Young Diabetes Advocates to Watch

Five Young Diabetes Advocates to Watch

We share the stories of five youth who are making an impact in the diabetes community.
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