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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.

ADA: New HbA1c Target of 7.5% for Type 1 Children and Older Adults

Recent scientific evidence and better tools to monitor for hypoglycemia helped establish the new position statement…. Anne Peters, MD, FACP, professor at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, said during a press conference at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions, “Our goal here is to present …

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ADA/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook, Excerpt #23: Physical Activity, Part 5

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Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, and Michael C. Riddell, PhD Extreme Athletic Events Despite the challenges presented by participation in long-duration athletic events, many individuals with T1D are currently training for and participating in such events. Research in this area is lacking, but a handful of studies have attempted to investigate …

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