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Pancreatic Cell Transplant Technique for Type 1 Diabetes

A milestone in the pursuit for a possible cure for type 1 diabetes, researchers for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a technique for transplanting insulin-producing pancreatic cells that causes only a minimal immune response in recipients. Related terms:pancreas advanced techniques 2012PANCREATIC CELL TRANSPLANTcan beta cell transplant prevent premature deathcure […]

Parenting Style affects Type 1 Diabetes Control in Children

A study revealed that parenting style plays an important role in improving glycemic control in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. Related terms:parenting diabetes kidstype 1diabetes control challenging toddlers

Green Tea Delays Onset of Type 1 Diabetes

A powerful antioxidant in green tea may prevent or delay the onset of type-1 diabetes, according to a study. Researchers were testing EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), green tea’s predominant anti-oxidant, on a lab mouse with type 1 diabetes and primary Sjogren’s syndrome, which damages moisture-producing glands, causing dry mouth and eyes. Related terms:2011 egcg sjogrensauto Type […]

Sexual Dysfunction prevalent in Women with Type 1 Diabetes

Results of the long-term findings from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)/ Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) found that women diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are more prone to developing problems in sexual function and satisfaction. Related terms:diabetic type 1 women

Orphan drug for type 1 diabetes stem cell therapy

An orphan drug designation for a stem cell therapy (Prochymal; Osiris Therapeutics Inc.) in patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus has recently been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Related terms:type 1 diabetes n orphan diseasetype 1 diabetes orphanOsiris and Type1 Diabetes andorphan disease diabetes type iiOsiris and Type1 Diabetes and […]

Artificial Pancreas may help control type 1 diabetes

A two-hormone closed-loop artificial pancreas using a computer algorithm may tighten blood sugar control in patients with type 1 diabetes while lowering risk for hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). This is according to the results of a recent study of Science Translational Medicine. Related terms:artificial pancreas august 2011ano ang artificial pancreasano ang glucagonbihormonal artificial endocrine pancreascomputer […]

Omega 3 Helps Reduce Type 1 Diabetes

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids — usually found in fish — may reduce the risk of getting type 1 diabetes, especially in children who are genetically at risk of getting the disease. Related terms:omega 3 type 1 diabeteshow to reduce high diabeticsomega 3 prevent type 1 diabetes 2013omega 3 prevents type 1 diabetes […]

Leptin could Relieve Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists from UT Southwestern Medical Center found another drug to aid type 1 diabetics other than insulin. Using terminally ill rodents diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, researchers found out that leptin, a hormone produced by the fat cells could lower glucose levels and maintain the glucose in normal levels for an extended period. Related terms:Byung […]

Interferon Alpha Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston concluded that a minimal dose of oral interferon alpha could preserve beta cell function for patients who are newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Stanley Brod, principal investigator of the trial explains that interferon alpha can extend the ‘honeymoon phase’ of the disease, allowing […]

Eye Damage in Type 1 Diabetes

University of Minnesota Medical School researcher Michael Mauer, MD, has found a treatment that significantly slows the progression of eye injury in people with type 1 diabetes, a common complication caused by this disease. By administering an anti-hypertensive (medication commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure), Mauer and colleagues were able to slow progression of […]