Autoimmune Diabetes

World diabetes day designed to raise awareness

(HealthDay)—Before her 12-year-old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a year ago, Michelle Moriarty knew very little about the blood sugar disease other than that there was more than one type of ...

Nov 14, 2012
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Oxygen treatment beneficial in diabetes-prone mice

(HealthDay) -- Hyperbaric oxygen treatment of a preclinical diabetes mouse model reduces the incidence of diabetes and preserves insulin-producing β-cells, according to a study published online May 7 ...

May 08, 2012
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Imaging autoimmune diabetes

Researchers at Lund University have managed to develop a technique whereby they can study the inflammatory process that takes place in the pancreas during the natural development of type 1 diabetes, allowing for real time ...

Jan 29, 2014
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Experimental combo treatment worsens type 1 diabetes

(HealthDay)—A treatment regimen that is effective in preventing diabetes in a mouse model of the disease leads to worsening disease in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online ...

Aug 24, 2012
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