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Good news for Type 1 Diabetics: Life expectancy has improved dramatically

September 4, 2012 in News

According to the results of a study recently published in the journal Diabetes, the life expectancy for those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes has saw a huge jump over the last half of the 20th century.

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh compared data on two groups of participants diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before age 17. The first group were diagnosed with diabetes between 1950 and 1964. The second group received their diagnosis between 1965 and 1980. Read the rest of this entry →