Diabetes

Asthma linked to later T1D risk in children

April 15, 2020

A new study connects an asthma diagnosis to type 1 diabetes (T1D) development later in life but also shows that the opposite may not be true.

Alarming number of teens at risk of type 2 diabetes

January 07, 2020

The rising prevalence in childhood obesity increases the risk of teenagers and adolescents developing conditions linked to excess weight like type 2 diabetes, a condition long considered to be a disease for older people. A recent study in JAMA Pediatrics indicates that many adolescents and young adults have prediabetes, the stepping stone to type 2 diabetes.

Simple genetic test for type 1 diabetes being developed

December 31, 2019

Clinicians may be able to identify patients at the highest risk of developing type 1 diabetes with a simple saliva test.