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Good-for-Nothing Diabetes Vaccine
Sometimes, researchers will do a study on animals and think they have found a way to stop a disease. Then that finding simply won't translate to humans. This happened recently with a type 1 diabetes vaccine.
New Hope for Type 1 Diabetics
It has been almost a century since the last serious step forward in the fight against type 1 diabetes. Now, researchers have opened the door to what may be the first new treatment for type 1 diabetes since the 1920s.
A Simple Spray May Stop Diabetes
Thousands of children and adults are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes every year. What if there was a way to stop this terrible disease? Well, scientists may be closer to a answer.
A Man-Made Organ
What if doctors could make a new organ to replace a broken one? Well, it seems they can. Scientists have built a pancreas that will help people with type 1 diabetes.
A Diabetes Cure around the Corner?
Finding a cure for a disease like diabetes is like the Holy Grail to researchers. But cures are not found overnight, they are discovered after decades of study.
A Disease that Burns Fat?
While no one wants to have diabetes, there may be one advantage to having the disease: some diabetics may find it easier to burn fat. Researchers found that people with type 1 diabetes may burn more fat and less carbohydrates during exercise, compared to non-diabetics.
There's a Secret to Surviving Diabetes
Diabetes can lead to many other health problems, including eye, kidney, and heart disease. Researchers have found that some people with type 1 diabetes may have a natural protection against these serious complications.
Longer Lasting Insulin
Many diabetes patients struggle with the regular inconvenience of taking multiple insulin injections every day. However, change is on the way!
Double Up on Vitamin D
Adults need around 4,000 to 8,000 IU daily of vitamin D to maintain levels of healthful vitamin D metabolites in the range needed to reduce the risk of several diseases by about half.
The Key is in the Pee
Scientists have developed a simple home urine test that can determine if patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are producing their own insulin.