Category Archives: Research

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Connecting the Dots in Diabetes Care

On Nov. 21, a select group of diabetes patient advocates, entrepreneurs, health care practitioners, device designers, pharmaceutical companies and industry experts met for the fourth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit. Continue reading

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Progressing toward an Artificial Pancreas: Preventing and Treating Low Blood Glucose

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An important limitation to development of an artificial pancreas is the danger of low blood glucose caused by insulin infusion. A recent Association-funded study works to overcome this issue and bring artificial pancreas technology closer to reality. Continue reading

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Join our #T1Dchat on Twitter – Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. ET!

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Join us for an hour-long Twitter chat to learn more about type 1 diabetes and the latest care recommendations. Continue reading

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#2014ADA: The Largest Diabetes Meeting in the World

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We’re excited to bring you the latest news and research, plus interviews with key thought leaders—and share what it all means for people affected by diabetes. Continue reading

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The Genetics of Diabetes

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Unlike some traits, diabetes doesn’t seem to be inherited in a simple pattern, and there is a lot of misinformation out there about its causes. It’s apparent, though, that some people are born more likely to develop diabetes than others. Continue reading

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Diabetes Researchers on a Mission

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We’re in the midst of an incredibly exciting time for diabetes research. Diabetes is so much more complex and nuanced than researchers previously thought, and we are finding out so much about what causes it. Continue reading

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Advocacy in Action – Our 2014 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities

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Each year, the Association works to identify the leading federal and state legislative and regulatory priorities that will guide our ongoing efforts to Stop Diabetes®. These priorities help guide our work with Congress and state legislators, and drive our efforts to make diabetes research, prevention programs and access to health care a top priority on Capitol Hill and in every statehouse across the nation. Continue reading

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