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Stem cells may finally offer a cure for Type 1 diabetes

There are 537 million people around the world living with diabetes. And that number is growing. When people have Type 1 diabetes, the immune system attacks and destroys the beta cells in the pancreas that make insulin. These cells regulate glucose levels in the blood which the body needs for energy. Blood sugar will continue to […]

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AI REVEALS LINK BETWEEN FAMILY HISTORY AND TYPE 1 DIABETES RISKS

The researchers gathered information through health informatics and applied artificial intelligence (AI) to better understand the disease. In the study, they analyzed publicly available, real-world data from about 16,000 participants enrolled in the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry. By applying a contrast pattern mining algorithm, researchers were able to identify major differences in health outcomes among […]

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Info – The History of a Wonderful Thing We Call Insulin

The History of a Wonderful Thing We Call Insulin Since the dawn of time, we have searched for ways to make life easier for us. The modern age has given us some amazing technological advances—what we would do without the internet, our iPhones or high-speed travel? For many people, surviving life without these things sounds […]

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An Interview with Glance creator Ryan Mason!

For anyone who has a fitbit watch and wants to see their blood sugars on the face, there is an amazing watch face out there called ‘Glance‘. Here is an interview with the creator, Ryan! Thank you so much for doing this! Name​: Ryan Mason Diabetaversary​:March 7, 2007 Are you on an insulin pump? I […]

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Hiatus & Happy Holidays

Sometime life throws curveballs at you…. this is one of those times. I have a bunch of stuff happening, so I will be taking a hiatus from this website. Please note that I will be back, I just don’t know when. I will still post on IG as much as I can. In the meantime, […]

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Veteran overcomes Type 1 diabetes through the help of technology

DAVIS, W.Va. – Jason Syr, an army veteran, was diagnosed with what would usually be considered a career-ending disease while on deployment with his army regiment in Kenya, working alongside Kenyan Special Forces. That disease was Type 1 diabetes and at first, Syr couldn’t believe it because he was in great shape, ate well, and […]

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‘Dear Dr. Banting,:’ Dozens of letters to be featured in exhibit marking World Diabetes Day

The historical site known as the birthplace of insulin is marking World Diabetes Day by launching a virtual exhibit showcasing some of the thousands of letters penned to Frederick Banting, the Canadian scientist who co-discovered the life-saving medication almost 100 years ago. The exhibit, called Dear Dr. Banting, was co-curated by Kat MacDonald, a Western University student […]