Why Do Doctors Miss T1D Diagnoses?

Published on August 13th, 2014 | by Isabella Zink With a growing number of children being diagnosed with Type 1

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Team Type 1 Foundation Awards 61 Athletic Scholarships to NCAA Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes

Published on June 8, 2015 | By NEW NOW NEXT The Team Type 1 Foundation has just announced that it

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Massachusetts General Hospital Launches Phase II Trial of BCG Vaccine To Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

Published on June 15, 2015 | By Massachusetts General Hospital A phase II clinical trial testing the ability of the generic vaccine bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The approval of this trial, which will shortly begin enrolling qualified patients, was announced today at the 75th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) by Denise Faustman, MD, PhD, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Immunobiology Laboratory and principal investigator of the study. – See more at: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-06/mgh-mgh060315.php Share This:

New Classification and Staging Approach for Presymptomatic Type 1

Published on September 24, 2015 | New York, NY JDRF and the American Diabetes Association, in Collaboration with Multiple Diabetes Organizations Publish New Classification and Staging Approach for Presymptomatic Type 1 Diabetes Organizations Endorse Concept that Autoimmune Disease Begins Long Before Symptoms Occur and Progresses through Distinct Stages, which Provide a Window of Opportunity to Intervene and Prevent Symptomatic Disease New York, NY, September 24, 2015 – JDRF and the American Diabetes Association (Association), announced today that a new classification approach for staging T1D in its earliest presymptomatic stages would be published in the September 24th online version of Diabetes Care. JDRF convened a group of leading diabetes research and clinical organizations to develop the staging approach, which was published as a scientific statement of JDRF, the Endocrine Society, and

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Published on April 1, 2016 | by Alison Johnson Two weeks before a family vacation last spring, 10-year-old Hailey Evans started to drink a lot more water. Her parents didn’t think much of it, given that Hailey had just joined a running team at her school in Northern Virginia and was exercising more. Not long after landing in Bolivia, where one of Hailey’s grandparents lives, she complained of a stomachache and nausea. Altitude sickness, her parents figured. Then Hailey took a sudden turn for the worse. Hospitalized the next day, she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes within an hour. A few hours after that, she was in coma caused by swelling in her brain and severe dehydration. The next morning, April 20th, Hailey died, two weeks shy of her

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