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Taking care of your type 1 diabetes can extract a heavy mental toll.

As important, but perhaps less broadly publicized than the financial burden, is the daily mental and logistical toll diabetes exacts on patients and families. Diabetes affects more than simply blood sugars - it also disrupts sleep, work schedules, social life, and more.

Doctor holding blood sugar meter

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.

Tandem Insulin pump

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) showed promising results for closed-loop insulin delivery systems, the journal and participating manufacturers reported last week.

The Evolution of Real-World Evidence in Drug and Device Development

At the T1D Exchange annual meeting, two FDA officers discuss the changing regulatory landscape for drugs and devices.

At the T1D Exchange annual meeting, Wendy Wolf, PhD, discusses the successful launch of T1D Exchange Registry.

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

-Kelsie LaFerriere The T1D Exchange Registry (hereon referred to as the Registry) is a research study designed to harness the power of people with type 1 diabetes. By completing a questionnaire once a year and opportunities to join other type 1 diabetes research, participants can add their voices, experiences, and data to a body of […]

JDRF Announces the Creation of its First Center for Excellence

The inaugural Northern California Center for Excellence will bring together key diabetes researchers investigators involved in diabetes cellular therapy and immune system research from Stanford University and UCSF.

New Study Finds Autism Not More Common Among Those with Type 1 Diabetes

In the study, the researchers also found that youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and type 1 diabetes had a slightly lower HbA1c than those with type 1 diabetes who did not have an ASD diagnosis.