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For adults with diabetes, a urine test can spot those at risk for heart and kidney disease. The same test may also work for young people with type 1 diabetes.
Living with a chronic disease like diabetes can be challenging. That challenge can take its toll on a person, especially if that person is a child.
For patients with type 1 diabetes, keeping a close eye on blood sugar levels and managing their disease is a part of everyday life. A recent study may give these patients another reason to stay on top of their medical care.
For children with type 1 diabetes, a routine of care develops early and a relationship between child, patient and doctor builds over time. But what happens as these children age and transition from pediatric to adult care? Does anything get lost in the shuffle?
For young people, type 1 diabetes may raise the likelihood of having multiple sclerosis. Scientists now suspect that certain environmental factors may play a role.