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Many kids with diabetes have other immune diseases

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A third of children with type 1 diabetes have signs of other immune system disorders when they get diagnosed with diabetes, according to a new study. Full story

Low-carb, high-fat diet could replace dialysis

A type of low-carb, high-fat diet that's typically used to manage seizures for children with epilepsy could reverse kidney disease in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics, a new animal study suggests. Full story

Counting carbs may help with type 1 diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tallying the number of carbohydrates in the diet may be helpful to people using an insulin pump to treat type 1 diabetes, a small study suggests. Full story

Life-saving Lab sniffs out danger for diabetic girl

   Diagnosed with an especially severe case of type 1 diabetes at the age of four, Rebecca Farrar was unable to feel any change in her blood sugar levels and suffered from life-threatening complications. Shirley, a yellow Labrador, can detect changes in Rebecca's glucose levels and is now Rebecca's con

'Artificial pancreas' shows promise in pregnancy

LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters Life!) - Scientists have shown how an "artificial pancreas" can help pregnant women with type 1 diabetes and say their finding could significantly reduce cases of stillbirth and death among diabetic expectant mothers. Full story

"Artificial pancreas" shows promise in pregnancy

Scientists have shown how an "artificial pancreas" can help pregnant women with type 1 diabetes and say their finding could significantly reduce cases of stillbirth and death among diabetic expectant mothers. Full story

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  Diabetes vaccine shows promise

An experimental vaccine called Diamyd that is in clinical trials at the University of Maryland medical center could someday help children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. WRC's Doreen Gentzler reports.

  Vaccine shows promise for Type 1 diabetes

A new experimental vaccine shows promise for kids with Type 1 diabetes. WKYC's Monica Robins reports.

  Getting closer to preventing diabetes

Nov. 12: Scientists are searching for ways to prevent juvenile diabetes. Dr. Nancy Snderman talks with expert Dr. R. Paul Robertson about advances in preventing the disease.

  Doctors frustrated with H1N1 vaccine delay

Oct. 31: As the number of child deaths from swine flu continues to rise, so too does the aggravation for doctors trying to get the vaccine to their highest risk patients. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.

  6-year-old stands up to diabetes

Oct. 10: TODAY hosts talk to 6-year-old Harrison Zuckerberg and his family about their efforts to raise awareness to juvenile diabetes.

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