Diabetes

Faith’s story: managing gestational diabetes for a safe and healthy pregnancy

2019-07-12T16:24:02-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Adults, Diabetes, Health, Pregnancy, Research Participant Stories|

Faith Kuntz was glad her doctor tested her for gestational diabetes early when he noticed a significant weight gain during her pregnancy. For the 35-year-old patient, gestational diabetes wasn’t even on her radar. "Gestational diabetes, or diabetes during pregnancy, complicates about one in 12 pregnancies for women in the United States," said David M. Haas, [...]

IU School of Medicine researchers studying causes and prevention of gestational diabetes

2019-07-22T14:56:35-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Adults, Diabetes, Health, Pregnancy|

The Indiana University School of Medicine has begun an exciting new research project examining the causes of diabetes during pregnancy - also known as gestational diabetes - and stopping its transition into Type 2 diabetes, as well as the effectiveness of personalized prevention strategies. Led by an expert team of IU faculty from an array [...]

How a new type 1 diabetes therapy for pets also shows promise for long-term reversal of type 1 diabetes in humans – Purdue University

2018-08-28T11:32:44-04:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Diabetes, Health, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

What if instead of daily insulin injections or wearing pumps, just getting a shot every few months could reverse Type 1 diabetes for you – or your dog? It might take ushering in healthy pancreatic cells like a Trojan horse.   A new diabetes treatment developed by researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University School [...]