Insulin pumps capable of saving lives: Study

According to a study, the use of insulin pumps to improve therapy for Type 1 diabetes patients has provided positive results, including saving lives of patients.

Stem cell transplant may treat diabetes soon

Stem cell transplant to treat type 1 diabetes may soon be a reality as researchers have discovered a faster way to convert stem cells into insulin-producing cells.

Juvenile diabetes: Can it be prevented?

According to a study conducted by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), there are about a million children with Type I diabetes in India.

Diabetic patients should have low carb diets: Study

A new study has revealed that diet with low carbohydrates is good for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients.

Artificial pancreas can restrain diabetes epidemic: Study

People with Type 1 diabetes walk an endless tightrope daily, monitoring their blood glucose levels and manually taking insulin by injection or from a pump. Not any more.

Scientists come closer to linking `Jekyll and Hyde` protein with type 1 diabetes

Researchers have shown how a protein, called GAD65, changes its shape when it turns itself on and off and said that this characteristic could also link it to type 1 diabetes.

Gluten-free diet could cut type 1 diabetes risk

Researchers have shown that mouse mothers can protect their pups from developing type 1 diabetes by eating a gluten-free diet.

Insulin-producing cells derived from cloned human embryo

In a pioneering research involving stem cells, researchers in the US have successfully used a cloning technique to make insulin-producing cells with the DNA of a diabetic woman.

Aussie biologist believes stem cell cures may end dreadful illnesses

An Australian scientist has revealed that stem cell cures may be the solution to some of the most dreadful illnesses.

Social deprivation linked with increased mortality risk in type 1 diabetes

Levels of social deprivation, as well as how well a patient controls their blood sugar, is an independent risk factor for mortality in people suffering from type 1 diabetes, a new study has revealed.

Skin drug may hold key to type 1 diabetes treatment

A drug, Alefacept, which is used for treating skin disorder, Psoriasis, has shown promising results for treating some aspects of type 1 diabetes.

Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids

Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don`t take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review.

Appetite hormone doesn`t work in obese people

A hormone that involves regulation of appetite, loses its ability to help obese people feel full after a meal, but continues to suppress hunger in people suffering from type 1 diabetes, according to a study.

Insulin pumps better than injections for diabetic kids

A new study has shown that insulin pumps are much more effective, compared to injections, when it come to controlling blood sugar.

Phase 2 clinical trial for type 1 diabetes drug yields positive results

Researchers have reported positive results from a phase 2 clinical trial for a drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages.

New DNA vaccine lowers levels of immune cells responsible for Type 1 diabetes

A clinical trial of a vaccine, which was designed by researchers to fight type-1 diabetes, has delivered promising results.

Soon, `artificial pancreas` to supply insulin to diabetics

Doctors have reported a major medical breakthrough in the development of `artificial pancreas`.

Injectable nanogel may free diabetics from painful pinpricks

Researchers at MIT have developed an injectable nanoparticles that may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin.

Newfound liver hormone holds hope for diabetes treatment

Here is some good news for diabetes patients as researchers have found a hormone in the liver that stimulates the growth of insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas.

Pathogen exposure linked to Type 1 diabetes

Scientists have linked lack of exposure to pathogens to increasing rates of Type 1 diabetes, said a study.