Researchers find new way to treat diabetes

WASHINGTON - Researchers have developed a technique for transplanting insulin-producing pancreatic cells that will open up novel ways of treating type-I diabetes.

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Beware, children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes may also suffer from Vitamin D deficiency

A majority of children, adolescents suffering from type 1 diabetes have lower levels of vitamin D, suggests a research made at Joslin Diabetes Center.

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Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes (HAPO) findings provide breakthrough in gestational diabetes

Results of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes(HAPO) on gestational diabetes were published in the The New England Journal of Medicine. It was an important milestone for all those involved in treating women with gestational diabetes.

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Infant parechovirus may later trigger diabetes type 1

Recent studies at Norwegian Institute of Public Health have found that a harmless parechovirus found in most infants is responsible for triggering type 1 diabetes.

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Genetic similarity between type diabetes and celiac disease confirmed

In order to assess the genetic similarities and differences between the type 1 diabetes and celiac disease, researchers obtained 8,064 samples from people with type 1 diabetes, 2,560 samples from individuals with celiac disease and 9,339 control samples.

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Genetic connection of type 1 diabetes confirmed with identical twins

A new study at Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, shows that four out of five people eventually develop type 1 diabetes after their identical twin gets it first.

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Do you know about the side effects Of diabetes drugs?

Diabetes has affected millions of people across the world, still there are no known cures for the fataldisease. However, its a relief that a number of drugs have been developed to prevent, control and reduce the symptoms of diabetes.

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Spaniard to be first diabetic space traveller

VITORIA - A Spanish climber will become the first diabetic traveller to outer space in September next year, where scientists will conduct three tests on him as part of their efforts to try out a new insulin.

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Top 10 hidden dangers of Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) you must know

Most diabetics seldom realize or care about the dangers of diabetes, that is until it is too late. The dreaded “slow killer” not only brings in mortality (which considering the other consequences may even be a welcome relief) but continuous pain, suffering and stealthily progressing debilitating diseases like poly-neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, chronic renal failure and more.

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How diabetics can enjoy christmas cakes and pastries

Don’t starve your taste-buds this Christmas, diabetics. Its festive season, and the scrumptious treats are awaiting your tongue. Why miss the cakes, pastries, pumpkin pie, when you have a more decent ways to keep your glucose level at bay.

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