1. Probiotics Cut Autoimmunity 33% in Infants at Risk for Type 1 Diabetes

    Infants who are at genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes and who were given probiotics before 3 months of age had a 33% reduction in the risk of pancreatic beta-cell islet autoimmunity, according to new results from an ongoing international study in over 7000 children. Ulla Uusitalo, PhD, a...
  2. Insulin Pumps Reduce the Risk of Death in Type 1 Diabetes – Study

    A study presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) this week by the University of Gothenburg, showed that more than 18,000 people with Type 1 Diabetes who used insulin pumps to administer insulin rather than treatment with multiple daily insulin injections resulted in a 29% reduction...
  3. Does Anyone Ever ‘Accept’ Having Diabetes?

    Lately a few discussions with certain individuals have arisen regarding this whole debate around ‘accepting’ diabetes. These individuals I might as well tell you are health care professionals. None of us have diabetes, and I would never claim to know what it must be like to have diabetes. This idea...

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