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Unfortunately for young people with type 1 diabetes, we still don't have a straightforward screening or genetic test for the disease, which has both environmental and complex hereditary components. A research team at UVA is working to change that.

Researchers have discovered that an increase of a particular type of microRNA in the bloodstream appears to herald the onset of type 1 diabetes.

Robotic Surgery Improves Pancreas Transplant Surgery Outcomes for People with Type 1 Diabetes

A small study finds the surgery reduced the risk of infection for obese people with type 1 diabetes who underwent the difficult procedure.

Rotavirus Vaccine May Reduce Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Development

A study of 1.5 million children finds those who received the vaccine had a 33 percent reduced risk of developing type 1 diabetes during the time examined.