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Sending 'Real Time' Blood Sugar Readings Directly to Your Doctor

Sending 'Real Time' Blood Sugar Readings Directly to Your Doctor

A Stanford University pilot project tests Apple’s HealthKit
March 09, 2016
Children and teens with type 1 participated in a recent Stanford University pilot test of Apple’s HealthKit—a software platform that gathers and shares health data—for tracking blood-sugar levels.
Olive Oil Blunts Glucose Response in Type 1 Diabetes

Olive Oil Blunts Glucose Response in Type 1 Diabetes

Encouraging results for fending off type 2 diabetes, too
February 17, 2016
Adding olive oil to a meal improves glucose response in those with type 1 diabetes, researchers in Italy have found.
Type 1 Diabetes and Sleepovers

Type 1 Diabetes and Sleepovers

10 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe When She Spends the Night Away from Home
February 02, 2016
Slumber parties are an important childhood activity. Learn what you can do to help your child have a successful slumber party experience when she has type 1 diabetes.
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Kidney Disease is a Common Problem Among Americans Living With Diabetes

November 25, 2015
Many healthcare providers warn their patients who have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes to practice diligent diabetes management since proper blood sugar control has been thought to reduce the risk of diabetic kidney disease.
10 Things People with Diabetes Should Know About Islet Cell Transplants
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10 Things People with Diabetes Should Know About Islet Cell Transplants

Islet cell transplants are making headlines, with the announcement that a new transplant technique has allowed a Texas woman with type 1 diabetes to stop her insulin injections. Here’s what you need to know about this procedure:

November 10, 2015
Islet cell transplants are making headlines, with the announcement that a new transplant technique has allowed a Texas woman with type 1 diabetes to stop her insulin injections. Here’s what you need to know about this procedure:
First Stem-cell Implant for Type 1 Diabetes

First Stem-cell Implant for Type 1 Diabetes

Islet encapsulated cell was implanted into patient. Study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the therapy—a potential replacement source of insulin-producing cells.
October 29, 2014
First stem cell transplant to combat type 1 diabetes.
Tricks or Treats—Tips for Surviving Halloween

Tricks or Treats—Tips for Surviving Halloween

A little candy is okay, but make sure you supervise and count the carbs!
October 30, 2013
Temptation surrounds children this time of year, but instead of avoiding Trick or Treating, follow these guides from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to make Halloween both safe and fun.
Diabetes Concerns in High School

Diabetes Concerns in High School

Alcohol and Drugs, Sports, Driving — How to Tackle Important Topics with your T1D Teen
July 11, 2012
For kids with type 1 diabetes, high school brings up some special concerns: driving, sports, and more. Take time to talk to your high schooler about how diabetes plays into these daily life decisions.
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Improvements in type 1 diabetes treatments may be contributing to lower rates of retinopathy

October 26, 2011
Individuals with type 1 diabetes are significantly more likely to develop retinopathy at some point in their life, particularly when the metabolic disease sets in at a young age. However, this does not necessarily need to be the fate of young diabetics.
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