• Girls with type 1 diabetes may have worse cardiometabolic metrics than boys

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers observed sex disparities among children with type 1 diabetes, according to a presenter at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes annual meeting.
    Girls with type 1 diabetes tended to have higher HbA1c, BMI and insulin dose compared with boys, among other outcomes.
    “We noted that a younger age at disease onset increases risk, cardiovascular complications and also is associated with reduced life expectancy. That makes it very important to identify risk factors already present at an early age in patients,” Silvia A. G. de Vries, MSc, MD-PhD candidate in the
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  • BU Researchers Test A Novel Hypothesis To Explain The Cause Of Autoimmunity In Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

    BU Researchers Test A Novel Hypothesis To Explain The Cause Of Autoimmunity In Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

    7 days ago - By News Medical

    Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the pancreas makes little or no insulin. The details on the events that occur during autoimmune destruction of the pancreatic beta-cells have been studied extensively yet the mystery of what causes autoimmunity is unknown.
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