Type 1 DiabetesInfo Center
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Vitamin D Deters Diabetes?
Vitamin D—the sunshine vitamin—has been shown to protect against weak bones, heart disease, asthma and other health problems. Now it may also help ward off diabetes.
Goals Not Met by Diabetic Kids
The goal of treating children with type 1 diabetes is to bring blood sugar levels under control. But even with a specialist's care, it may be hard to reach target blood sugar levels.
A US City Sees More Childhood Diabetes
Adults aren't the only ones affected by diabetes. Many children are living with the condition as well. A recent study on kids in Philadelphia showed that diabetes rates have risen even among very young children.
Mama's Diabetes After Delivery
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes need excellent blood sugar control. Fortunately, many diabetic women bring their blood sugar to normal levels during pregnancy. But how do they fare after the baby is born?
Today's Better Diabetic Eyes
Type 1 diabetes can cause serious damage to your eyes. Fortunately, there has been much progress over the years in the prevention and treatment of eye damage caused by diabetes, or diabetic retinopathy.
Testing a New Insulin
The goal of treating diabetes is to get blood sugar levels under control. For people with type 1 diabetes, that often means taking insulin. One new type of insulin is currently being tested.
Treat Type 1 to Treat Hardened Arteries
People with type 1 diabetes may face a number of complications, including narrowed arteries. If patients gain better control of blood sugar levels, they may reduce their risk of these complications.
Exercise Helps Control Type 1 Diabetes
When it comes to controlling type 2 diabetes, exercise plays a crucial role. Even resistance exercise like weightlifting can lower blood sugar levels. Now it seems resistance exercise may also be good in type 1 diabetes.
Diabetic Eye Damage Tied to Ethnicity
From your head to your toes, diabetes can cause problems throughout the body. Even your eyes can be affected by diabetes.
Parenting a Child With Diabetes
Each year, more than 30,000 people, both children and adults, are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. When a person is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, which often happens in childhood, an entire lifestyle change is needed.