Endocrinology

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.

Should adult criteria for prediabetes be applied to youngsters?

February 06, 2020

A study of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels that compared levels in normal-weight and obese middle schoolers found that overall distribution of HbA1c was similar in the 2 groups and that the adult-defined cutoff was seen in 2% of normal-weight youth.

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.