2002 to 2015 Saw Increase in Incidence of Diabetes in Youth
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- From 2002 to 2015, there was a constant increase in the incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youth, according to research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trends in Incidence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Among Youths - Selected Counties and Indian Reservations, United States, 2002-2015
The number of new cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in U.S. children and adolescents increased at constant rates from 2002 through 2015, and the rates of increase were generally higher in racial/ethnic minority populations than in whites. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Children's Health Diabetes MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Youth Health Type 2 Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to Climb
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- Diabetes among U.S. youths continued to rise from 2002 to 2015, especially for Asian children and teens, a new study says. Researchers analyzed type 1 and type 2 diabetes among 5- to 19-year-olds. They found rates were... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Screening Kids for Type 1 Diabetes in Primary Care Is Feasible Screening Kids for Type 1 Diabetes in Primary Care Is Feasible
A pilot program in Germany aims to test children in primary care -- through population-based autoantibody screening -- to identify those at high risk of type 1 diabetes, before symptoms show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Boston College biologist Emrah Altindis awarded grant from the Mathers Foundation
(Boston College) Boston College Assistant Professor of Biology Emrah Altindis has received a three-year, $300,000-grant from the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Foundation for research into Type 1 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 5, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

JDRF honors type 1 diabetes research leaders
(JDRF) JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced the winners of five prestigious research awards. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 1 diabetes could be tackled by injecting insulin-producing cells into the eye 
In a new trial, patients will have donor cells injected into the anterior chamber - the fluid-filled space between the iris (the coloured part of the eye) and the inner surface of the cornea at the front. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research looks at type 1 diabetes and changes in the environment
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Studies have shown a rapid increase in new cases of type 1 diabetes worldwide. However, scientists and researchers have struggled to identify a direct cause. Many have questioned if changes in the environment or lifestyle have impacted the disease. In a newly released review paper published in The Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology, faculty from the Colorado School of Public Health at the Anschutz Medical Campus examined whether any environmental exposures can explain why type 1 diabetes is on the rise. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabulimia: 'Diabetes and eating disorder almost killed me'
One woman's battle with a little-known eating disorder that can strike those with type 1 diabetes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 1 diabetes may impair autonomic and metabolic function after exercise
According to a study published inPediatric Diabetes, adolescents with type 1 diabetes may have impaired autonomic and metabolic function after exercise.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

General population screening reduces life threatening diabetic ketoacidosis, new research shows
(JDRF) JDRF Funded Research finds screening for islet autobodies reduce the occurrence of life threatening diabetic ketoacidosis in children with pre-symptomatic type 1 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

General population screening reduces life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis, new research shows
(JDRF) JDRF Funded Research finds screening for islet autobodies reduce the occurrence of life threatening diabetic ketoacidosis in children with pre-symptomatic type 1 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Association of adverse childhood experiences with glycemic control and lipids in children with type 1 diabetes - Iqbal AM, Kumar S, Hansen J, Heyrman M, Spee R, Lteif A.
Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) have been associated with a greater prevalence of risky behaviors and chronic health conditions, such as diabetes in adulthood. While adolescents with risk taking behaviors experience worsening of diabetic metabolic cont... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'It can be very taxing on families': New study reflects unmet needs of Canadian caregivers
Melissa Lawrence of Moose Jaw, Sask., has two full-time jobs. She is a massage therapist and she is caregiver to her husband David Lawrence, who has Type 1 diabetes. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Alcohol and illicit drug use in people with diabetes - Pastor A, Conn J, MacIsaac RJ, Bonomo Y.
As the prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes increases and population-level patterns of alcohol and illicit drug use evolve, clinicians will continue to encounter people with diabetes whose substance use is affecting health outcomes. Substance use contr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes Diet (Food, Meal Plan)
Title: Type 1 Diabetes Diet (Food, Meal Plan)Category: Health and LivingCreated: 10/15/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - January 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes may increase risk of psychiatric disorders in adolescents
Adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes may have a greater likelihood of developing psychiatric disorders, according to a study published inDiabetes Care.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 20, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Rwanda: Diabetes Patients to Get Free Self-Testing Devices
[New Times] Type 1 Diabetes patients in the country will soon have free self-testing devices, for four years, thanks to a partnership between the Ministry of Health and Abbot, an American pharmaceutical company. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cesarean Rates No Higher for Diabetes Patients Induced in 38th Week
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- In women with prepregnancy type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (PDM), induction of labor (IOL) is not associated with increased cesarean section rates compared with expectant management beyond 39 weeks, but it is associated... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adult heart disease after childhood cancer now less likely
Efforts to cut toxicity of treatment credited for drop in heart disease risk in survivors of childhood cancer Related items fromOnMedica Only half of new cancer drugs extend or improve life Women treated for cancer have higher CHF risk in pregnancy Metformin doesn ’t help HbA1c in teens with type 1 diabetes US doctor says FDA should have withdrawn rosuvastatin Codeine not to be used for coughs and colds in children under 12 (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 16, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

People with Type 1 diabetes may no longer need to use finger-prick tests to check their blood sugar
Scientists at the University of Warwick used artificial intelligence to detect low blood sugar by tracking a patient's heart rate using an electrocardiogram. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Team Up to Advance Bioelectronics
The Alliance for Advancing Bioelectronic Medicine (AABM) aims to play a unique convening role for the industry, mobilizing patients, physicians, and other stakeholders to advocate for the field, as well as to engage new audiences such as policy makers, investors, media, and the general public. MD+DI recently spoke with Barry Keenan, vice president of engineering at BioSig Technologies, a company that is one of the initial supporters of the AABM, about the growth and potential of the bioelectronic medicine market. When asked why the bioelectronic market is important in healthcare, Keenan said that bioelectronic medicine has...
Source: MDDI - January 15, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Electronics Source Type: news

Telemedicine Visits Comparable for Glycemic Control in T1DM
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 -- Among patients with type 1 diabetes and suboptimal glycemic control, replacement of an intermediate face-to-face visit with a telemedicine session did not affect outcomes, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pancreas-Kidney Transplant Tied to Better Survival Than Kidney Transplant Alone in Type 1 Diabetes Pancreas-Kidney Transplant Tied to Better Survival Than Kidney Transplant Alone in Type 1 Diabetes
Compared with kidney transplantation alone, simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplantation was associated with an almost twofold lower 10-year mortality among type 1 diabetics, in a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Genetic differences help distinguish type 1 diabetes in children from 'type 1.5' in adults
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) A multi-center team of researchers led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has discovered a genetic signature that could help distinguish an adult-onset form of diabetes sharing many type 1 diabetes (T1D) characteristics from pediatric-onset T1D, opening the door to potentially more straightforward diagnostic tests for the adult condition and improving responses by ensuring patients receive the most appropriate treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can insulin production be restored? Study finds potential new treatments for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) A recent study brought up the possibility of restoring the function of insulin-producing beta cells in diabetes patients. It showed how pancreatic cells change their behavior during the onset of the disease. The study, which employed a human cell system, revealed that diabetes altered the RNA messaging system that gave orders to proteins to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Explores Factors Affecting Glycemic Control in T1DM
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 -- Patients with type 1 diabetes with optimal and suboptimal glycemic control differ with respect to clinical and health care utilization factors, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in Diabetes, Obesity and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Severe Hypoglycemia in Seniors With T1DM May Worsen Cognition
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 -- Both recent severe hypoglycemia (SH) and lifetime SH are associated with worse cognition among older adults with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Diabetes Care. Mary E. Lacy, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Continuous Glucose Monitor May Cut Hypoglycemia in T1DM
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 -- Intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring (isCGM) results in higher treatment satisfaction among adults with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Dec. 24 in Diabetes Care. Sara Charleer, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Severe hypoglycaemia may worsen cognitive ability
According to a study published inDiabetes Care, severe hypoglycaemia in older adults with type 1 diabetes has negative impacts on cognitive abilities, such as language and memory.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 3, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

High cost of insulin has life-or-death implications for diabetic patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The most commonly used forms of insulin cost 10 times more in the U.S. than in any other developed country, according to a commentary in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. This prohibitive cost is causing some U.S. patients with Type 1 diabetes to ration the amount of insulin they use, with life-threatening implications. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 2, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Big Advances Made Against Diabetes in 2019
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 -- A new artificial pancreas system, drugs that help control blood sugar and protect the heart and the kidneys, a new medication that delays type 1 diabetes, and a new way to track blood sugar throughout the day -- 2019 was a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High Lipoprotein(a) Levels in Type 1 Diabetes Add to CVD Risk High Lipoprotein(a) Levels in Type 1 Diabetes Add to CVD Risk
High plasma Lp(a) levels in type 1 diabetes'add to the already elevated risk of developing cardiovascular disease,'a study author says, so these patients need optimal risk factor management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

High Lipoprotein(a) Is Risk Factor for CVD in Type 1 Diabetes
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 -- For patients with type 1 diabetes, lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is a significant risk factor for macrovascular disease, albuminuria, and calcified aortic valve disease, according to a study published online Dec. 20 in Diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Complaints rise as diet drinks make "misleading" claims on regulating blood sugar
(Natural News) A London-based company is in hot water after claims that its weight loss product could help lower the blood glucose levels of people with Type 1 Diabetes surfaced on social media. BoomBod, a popular line of diet drink mixes, is being tasked with explaining to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) why a testimonial... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The'Most Dangerous Eating Disorder': Diabulimia in T1D The'Most Dangerous Eating Disorder': Diabulimia in T1D
The vigilance required for glycemic control in type 1 diabetes combined with the quest for normality could be the start of a perfect storm for an eating disorder.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Examining the potential of TCM to treat severe diabetes-related kidney damage
(Natural News) Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a serious complication of diabetes. Patients who suffer from either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes are likely to develop this disease, which mainly affects the kidneys. DN often occurs as a result of untreated diabetes. When diabetics allow their blood sugar levels to remain uncontrolled, they eventually suffer from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research adds new twist to fight against autoimmune diseases
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Scientists describe in Nature Immunology an entirely new molecular process in mice that triggers T cell-driven inflammation and causes different auto-immune diseases. In a study published online Dec. 17, say their data have implications for Multiple Sclerosis, Type 1 diabetes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. It also will help efforts to find better treatments for autoimmune disease, still an urgent need in medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Suicide risk assessment in youth and young adults with type 1 diabetes - Majidi S, O'Donnell HK, Stanek K, Youngkin E, Gomer T, Driscoll KA.
OBJECTIVE: To describe sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of youth and young adults with type 1 diabetes who endorsed suicidal ideations as part of routine depression screening and the results of their suicide risk assessments. RESEARCH DESIGN A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

JDRF awards 23 training grants to advance type 1 diabetes research
(JDRF) JDRF announces the committed of 23 training grants to accelerate T1D research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pancreas-kidney transplant more effective than kidney transplant alone
Pancreas-kidney transplant extends life expectancy for patients with type 1 diabetes and renal disease more than kidney transplantation alone, according to a study published inDiabetes Care.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

As Diabetes Costs Soar, Many Turn to Black Market for Help
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 -- Skyrocketing prices and insurance limits are driving many people with diabetes to seek medications and supplies from an underground supply chain, a new study found. " The cost of insulin, which is required in type 1 diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Premature birth may increase risk for diabetes
According to a study published inDiabetologia, preterm birth may increase risk of developing type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adulthood.Med Page Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Suicide and self-inflicted injury in diabetes: a balancing act - Barnard-Kelly KD, Naranjo D, Majidi S, Akturk HK, Breton M, Courtet P, Oli é E, Lal RA, Johnson N, Renard E.
Glycemic control in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) remains a challenge for many, despite the availability of modern diabetes technology. While technologies have proven glycemic benefits and may reduce excess mortality in some populations, both mortality a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Clinical trial to test stem cells against type 1 diabetes
Researchers believe they may help restore normal immune function in adults with type 1 disease with injections of stem cells, enabling the pancreas to produce insulin. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gore ’s Interest in Diabetes Continues with New Investment
W.L. Gore & Associates is setting its sights on helping to improve insulin therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes. To do this the Flagstaff, AZ-based company is investing in PhysioLogic Devices, a startup developing an implantable intraperitoneal insulin delivery system. The investment is set to provide supplemental funding to allow Elkton, MD-based PhysioLogic to reduce key challenges associated with implantable micropumps and actuators and enable the startup's development goals for the upcoming years. An essential part of the system that PhysioLogic is developing is an implanted catheter for intraperitoneal insulin...
Source: MDDI - December 6, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Preterm Birth May Increase Risk for Diabetes Into Adulthood
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 -- Preterm birth is associated with an increased risk for type 1 and type 2 diabetes from childhood into early and middle adulthood, according to a study published online Dec. 3 in Diabetologia. Casey Crump, M.D., from the Icahn... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Clinical trial explores new therapeutic for type 1 diabetes
(Medical University of South Carolina) MUSC researchers launch the first NIH-funded clinical trial in the United States using umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of patients with new onset type 1 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Premature Babies at Higher Diabetes Risk
Infants born prematurely were at increased risk of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in ensuing decades. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Diabetes Premature Babies Babies and Infants Pregnancy and Childbirth Source Type: news

Genetic and Autoimmune Variants May Impact Response to Type 1 Diabetes Therapies Genetic and Autoimmune Variants May Impact Response to Type 1 Diabetes Therapies
Individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) differ in their genetic and islet autoimmune signatures, with potential consequences for therapy, a cross-sectional study reveals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 5, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news