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Study: ‘Significant’ rise in type 1 and type 2 diabetes in U.S. youths since 2001

Rise in Type 1, 2 diabetes among US youths: study (via AFP) Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are rising significantly among young people in the United States, according to new research that warns of a growing epidemic in American youth. Type 1 diabetes rose 21 percent among children…

Scientists move closer to stem cell cure for Type 1 diabetes

Researchers say they have reversed equivalent of type 1 diabetes in mice using stem cell transplants Scientists believe they may have moved a step closer to a cure for the type of diabetes that develops in childhood and usually leads to a lifetime of insulin injections. Researchers in California report…

Parents from faith-healing church charged in death of daughter from untreated diabetes

On Thursday, authorities in Albany, Oregon arrested the parents of a 12-year-old girl who died because they withheld treatment for her type 1 diabetes. Syble Rossiter, the daughter of Travis and Wenona Rossiter, died at her home from complications related to untreated type 1 diabetes. If treated, type 1 diabetes…

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