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T1D reversed in mice using engineered gut bacteria
An oral treatment of harmless, specially engineered gut bacteria was able to reverse type 1 diabetes (T1D) in experimental mice, according to a partially JDRF-funded study in Belgium. The findings , which were recently published in the April edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation , may hold...
27 Apr 2012
A look back on recent research progress as 2012 draws near
As we inch toward the end of 2011, a look back over the past few months shows a great deal of progress in JDRF’s efforts toward curing, treating, and preventing type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications. Check out the latest key advances from the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 (July through...
21 Dec 2011
Under the magnifying glass: glucagon’s role in type 1 diabetes
A new study by the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center in Dallas suggests that an excess of glucagon, rather than a shortage of insulin, is the main culprit in diabetes. Glucagon is a pancreatic hormone that raises low blood sugar in healthy individuals, but whose excess in those with...
18 Feb 2011
Pilot study shows popular type 2 diabetes drug lowers blood sugar levels in people with type 1 diabetes
Researchers recently reported that a drug commonly used to reduce blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes may also have similar effects for people with type 1, a finding that could add to the pool of possible new treatments to help people with type 1 diabetes better manage the disease. A pilot study...
19 Jan 2011
New Insulins May Lead To More Stable Glucose Levels
While a cure is the ultimate goal, finding better ways to treat type 1 diabetes today is a priority throughout the research community. And developing new and more effective insulins is a particularly active area for research on better treatments. Earlier this month at the European Association for the...
4 Oct 2010
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