Transplant of insulin-producing cells – new hope for diabetics | Health24
A diabetic mom who had insulin-producing islet cells transplanted into her omentum, a fatty membrane in the belly, doesn't need insulin injections any more.
Children with diabetes can have a bright future | Health24
With good blood sugar control and the use of modern technology, children with diabetes don't have to have overly rigid lifestyles in order to live long, healthy lives without complications.
Diabetes during pregnancy could harm baby | Health24
Doctors have known for a long time that poorly controlled diabetes can result in poor outcomes during pregnancy. This emphasises the importance of optimising diabetic control prior to getting pregnant.
Antibiotics in kids linked to type 1 diabetes | Health24
After giving three 'standard' antibiotic doses to mice, researchers saw an accelerated and enhanced rate of type 1 diabetes in the mice.
Healthy fats can help prevent type 2 diabetes | Health24
A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels and help prevent type 2 diabetes, according to researchers.