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Expecting Mothers: Most cow’s milk formulas do not raise risk of Type 1 Diabetes

By | February 21st, 2017|Diabetes Bites, February 2017 Newsletter|

Cow's milk has been thought to be a possible risk factor for the development of Type 1 diabetes. New research shows that while most cow's milk formulas do not raise the risk, one type of baby formula could be linked to a greater chance of developing Type 1 when given in the first week of life.

Tresiba gains FDA approval for use in children and adolescents

By | January 18th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, January 2017 Newsletter|

Children and adolescents age 1 and up now have another option in basal insulin. On December 19, 2016, Novo Nordisk announced that the FDA approved an expanded indication for Tresiba (insulin degludec injection 100 U/mL, 200 U/mL).

New Hope: Glucagon for the dual hormone artificial pancreas

By | January 18th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, January 2017 Newsletter|

We are all so eager for a commercially available closed-loop "bionic pancreas" system to hit the market. But glucagon isn't stable for any great length of time after it is reconstituted, so researchers are working on developing a more stable version of it. Read on to learn more about progress on that front!

A triple therapy approach to Type 1 diabetes

By | November 14th, 2016|November 2016 Newsletter|

Type 1 diabetes treatment doesn't have to be about just insulin anymore. There are many new medications on the market aimed at treating Type 2 that provide glucose control through various pathways. Type 1 management is starting to incorporate some of these agents for improving glucose control.