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Diabetes in Children & Teens: The following articles answer some important questions about diabetes in kids including:
– What are some statistics on diabetes in children and teens?
– What are the unique issues children face when managing diabetes?
– What types of diabetes can children and teens have?
– How can healthcare professionals best serve children and teens with diabetes?

Obese Children ‘Wired From Birth’ to Crave Sugar

Scans may be documenting early development of food reward circuitry in young children… A study suggests that children who are obese may overeat because they crave more sugar than slimmer youngsters. Brain scans showed that their reward centers are stimulated more intensely when they are exposed to sweet flavors. Scientists …

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EASD: Probiotic Use and Islet Autoimmunity in Young Children

Early probiotic supplementation may reduce the risk of islet autoimmunity in young children…. Gut microbiota play an important role in enhancing immune system and excluding pathogens competition. Previous studies have shown that dysbiosis in gut microbiota and impaired gut barrier could be associated with type 1 diabetes in humans and …

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