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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.
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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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Advances in treatment allow type 1 diabetics to live longer lives

October 24, 2011
Treatments for type 1 diabetes have come a long way in recent years, and this has enabled individuals with the condition to live much longer, healthier lives than would have been possible in the past.
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Lifestyle improvements may add years to diabetics' lives

October 21, 2011
People with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes tend to die earlier than metabolically health individuals. However, experts say this doesn't need to be the case.
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A type 1 diabetes diagnosis can be a wake-up call that gets people moving

October 21, 2011
A type 1 diabetes diagnosis can be devastating for young people. Many individuals think mostly about what they will not be able to do as a result of their condition. However, sometimes diabetes can motivate individuals to make improvements in their lives.
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