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November 18, 2013
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Cause of genetic disorder found in “dark matter” of DNA

For the first time, scientists have used new technology which analyses the whole genome to find the cause of a genetic disease in what was previously referred to as “junk DNA”. Pancreatic agenesis results in babies being born without a … Continue reading

May 20, 2013
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Injectable Nano-Network Controls Blood Sugar in Diabetics for Days at a Time

In a promising development for diabetes treatment, researchers have developed a network of nanoscale particles that can be injected into the body and release insulin when blood-sugar levels rise, maintaining normal blood sugar levels for more than a week in … Continue reading

April 28, 2013
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Despite free health care, household income affects chronic disease control in kids

Researchers at the University of Montreal have found that the glycated hemoglobin levels of children with type 1 diabetes followed at its affiliated Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital (CHU Sainte-Justine) is correlated linearly and negatively with household income. Glycated … Continue reading

April 3, 2013
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Youth with diabetes at greater risk following transition from pediatric to adult care

Type 1 diabetes is a condition in which the body does not produce insulin and cannot convert sugar, starches and other food into energy. Generally diagnosed during childhood or adolescence, the disease requires lifelong access to medical care and intensive daily … Continue reading

February 22, 2013
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Building Healthy Bones Takes Guts

In what could be an early step toward new treatments for people with osteoporosis, scientists at Michigan State University report that a natural probiotic supplement can help male mice produce healthier bones. Interestingly, the same can’t be said for female … Continue reading

September 19, 2010
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Researchers Examine New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

*Researchers at UM’s Brehm Center for Diabetes Research examines immunotherapy for treatment of ever-increasing cases of type 1 diabetes*  ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Researchers at the University of Michigan’s Brehm Center for Diabetes Research have received a $3.3 million grant … Continue reading