JDRF today announced the launch of its new JDRF Pregnancy Toolkit. As Andrea Hulke, director of outreach, states for the release: “We are happy to be able to provide the Pregnancy Toolkit to help ease one of the most important junctures in the lives of future parents with this disease. Most importantly, we want people [...]
People with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are often told “no.” We hear the long list of things we shouldn’t eat, and shouldn’t do, and shouldn’t even think about trying. For things outside of managing my T1D, I subscribe to the concept of “asking forgiveness, not permission.” (Like when I pierced my belly button when I [...]
By Michelle A. Cissell, Ph.D. Women know the importance of taking extra care of themselves before and during pregnancy—for the optimal health of their babies, as well as for their own well-being. For women with type 1 diabetes (T1D), diligent self-management both before and during pregnancy is especially crucial, as high blood glucose levels increase [...]
Now that researchers have identified a protein that inhibits beta cell expansion, they can work to identify interventions that reverse this effect.