Researchers have developed a new risk score (T1DGRS2) which takes into account detailed genetic information known to increase the chances of type 1 diabetes. This could help identify infants at the highest risk of developing this condition in the future.

Melbourne researchers have observed a drop in the number of young children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes since the introduction of routine rotavirus vaccination of infants in Australia. A possible link is thus predicted between rotavirus vaccine and the decline in type 1 diabetes.

In the Gems video this month, Dr.Jothydev speaks about diagnosis and stages of type 1 diabetes. Gems Picture of the Month is the new Guardian Connect CGM System.

Please read on to grab more interesting diabetes updates.

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Type 1 diabetes:How to diagnose and about stages(Malayalam video by Jothydev)


New Risk Score Far More Effective for Diabetes Diagnosis
Researchers at the University of Exeter and the Pacific Northwest Research Institute in Seattle have developed a new risk score which takes into account detailed genetic........READ MORE

Possible Link Between Rotavirus Vaccine and Decline in Type 1 Diabetes
A drop in the number of young children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) could be associated with the introduction of routine rotavirus vaccination of Australian infants........READ MORE

Optimistic Personality Could Protect You From Developing Diabetes
A new study based on data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) shows that positive personality traits, such as optimism, actually may help to reduce the risk of developing ........READ MORE

Diabetes: Fasting Before a Blood Test Not Needed and Might Actually Be Harmful
Before a blood cholesterol test, doctors typically advise that a person fasts for several hours to get the most accurate results. However, a new study shows that in the case of people........READ MORE

Faster or Slower! Weight Loss Health Benefits Remain Equal
Health researchers at York University led by Jennifer Kuk, associate professor in York University's Faculty of Health, found that people who lose weight quickly versus........READ MORE

Statin Therapy Reduces Major Coronary Events
According to a study published in The Lancet, statin therapy effectively reduces major vascular and coronary events irrespective of age. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis........READ MORE

Gems Picture of the Month
Guardian Connect CGM System is a revolutionary CGM device approved by the US FDA and is claimed to be the world’s first Smart CGM system for subjects on insulin injections. ........READ MORE

Drug Updates
Effect of incretin-based therapies on β-cell function and insulin resistance | Diabeloop’s Automated Insulin Delivery System obtains CE Mark........READ MORE

Recipe of the Month
Ragi Upma........READ MORE

JDC Updates
The first Mini JPEF CME of 2019 was held at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn on 23rd January. The guest speaker of the CME was Dr.Hossam Ghazi from University of Mansoura, Egypt........READ MORE

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