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Breakthrough Research Cures Diabetes Type 1 Using Stem Cells

New research, which was led by the assistant professor of medicine and biomedical engineering at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Jeffrey R. Millman, has recently shown the potential of stem cells in the treatment of type 1 diabetes. More specifically, the researchers looked at how stem cells from humans can be converted […]

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Do Pancreatic Cells Write Their Own Autoimmune Ending?

Do the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas unwittingly produce a signal that aids their own demise in Type 1 diabetes? That appears to be the case, according to lipid signaling research co-led by Sasanka Ramanadham, Ph.D., professor of cell, developmental and integrative biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Charles Chalfant, Ph.D., […]

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Type 1 Diabetes Up 30% Since 2017, According to CDC Report

Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D., President and CEO of JDRF has issued a statement based on two new reports issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which estimates a nearly 30% increase in the number of T1D cases in the United States in the last two years, with youth cases growing most sharply among minority […]

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Research Roundup: Misfolding DNA and Type 1 Diabetes and More

Every week there are numerous scientific studies published. Here’s a look at some of the more interesting ones. Misfolding DNA Linked to Increased Risk for Type 1 Diabetes Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that certain changes in DNA sequences can trigger the resulting genome to misfold in such a way […]

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Happy Diabetes Educator Day!

The First Wednesday in November marks Diabetes Educator today, so that would be TODAY! Happy Diabetes Educator day to all of our educators who works so hard to make sure we all know what we’re doing! We literally could not do this without you and your hard work! To our own Educator here at ‘Cake’, […]