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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment and Research: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder that destroys pancreatic beta cells. Once called juvenile diabetes, Type 1 is diagnosed most often in children, but can be expressed in adults as well. Incidence is highest among non-hispanic whites, according to the NDEP. Adults with Type 1 make up 5% of all diagnosed diabetes patients.New tools, techniques, treatments, drugs and devices can help you improve outcomes for your patients with Type 1.

Enterovirus Infection and Type 1 Diabetes

A new study found enterovirus infection increased the risk of type 1 diabetes in children… Doctors in Taiwan have found evidence that links enterovirus infection or EV (poliovirus, Coxsackievirus A and B, echovirus) and type 1 diabetes in children. Previous studies have shown an association between EV infection and type ...

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Gestational Weight Gain Associated with Infant Birth Weight in Type 1 Diabetes Mothers

  Maternal weight gain is key to controlling infant birth weight…. Infants born to mothers with pregestational diabetes are more likely to experience adverse outcomes, especially an increased birth weight. Previous studies have shown the importance of strict maternal glycemic control to prevent fetal hyperinsulinemia and accelerated growth. Excessive gestational ...

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