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Autism linked to mom's weight, diabetes

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Image: AHC LogoA recent study implies that overweight women have great odds of having children with autism and children with developmental delays. Michael Georgieff, Medical School and University of Minnesota, discusses how this research relates to his research on fetal brains.

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Diabetes researchers work on sensors for artificial pancreas

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Image: Post Bulletin LogoIn their fight to cure diabetes, Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota researchers are creating a tiny, innovative sensing system as part of an artificial pancreas.

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U of M Research Seeks to Slow Diabetes Onset

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Image: FOX 9 LogoA U of M clinical trial is underway, researching ways to slow/stop the onset of Type-1 Diabetes. Antoinette Moran, Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians, talks about how a team of researchers will be searching for more participants at the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes.

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Curing Diabetes: How Type 2 Became an Accepted Lifestyle

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Image: AHC LogoThe American Diabetes Association says that maintaining normal blood sugar without medication for at least a year could be considered a "complete remission." Sarah Gollust, School of Public Health, explains some reasons why there is a stigma against type 2 diabetes.

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The burden of diabetes, the hope for a cure

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Image: MPR LogoOne-third of all adults in the state either have diabetes or are pre-diabetic. Elizabeth Seaquist, Medical School, Schulze Diabetes Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians, discusses the scope of the disease, it's impact, and the most promising research.

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University of Minnesota Researchers Study Cure for Diabetes Using Pigs

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Image: AHC LogoThe cure for diabetes could come from cells from pigs being raised in germ-free pens. Bernhard Hering, Medical School, Schulze Diabetes Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians, talks about how pig cells have worked by reversing diabetes in other animals.

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Diabetes Prevention and Care

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Image: MPR LogoIn a live discussion with MPR's Lorna Benson, Lisa Chow, Medical School and University of Minnesota, talks about obesity and other factors that are related to type 2 diabetes.

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Dr. Jon Hallberg: The basics about diabetes

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Image: MPR LogoOn his weekly segment Jon Hallberg, Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians, discusses the toll diabetes is taking on the people in Minnesota.

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Diabetes juggernaut threatens to overwhelm MN health care system

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Image: AHC LogoThe worldwide diabetes epidemic is taking a huge toll in Minnesota. Elizabeth Seaquist, Medical School, Schulze Diabetes Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians, discusses how diabetes can be devastating throughout a patient's life.

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Minnesota researchers on the cusp of a cure

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Image: MPR LogoThe cure for diabetes could come from cells from pigs. Meri Firpo and Bernhard Hering, Medical School, Schulze Diabetes Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians, discuss the possibility of pancreatic islet cells from pigs being used to produce insulin in humans.

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$1.8 million in funding boosts diabetes research in Minnesota

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Image: AHC LogoThree diabetes-related research projects at Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota received more than $1.8 million through a state-funded research initiative for preventing, treating and curing diabetes.

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Riva Greenberg: How 24 Women Live Successfully With Diabetes

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Image: Huffington Post LogoWomen, who have each found a way to successfully manage a career and/or their family and their diabetes tell their story. Birgitta Rice, School of Public Health, discusses her invention to help people with diabetes and her life with.

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Duluthian's nonprofit plays role in possible diabetes cure

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Image: AHC LogoA U of M research team has successfully reversed diabetes by transplanting pig islet cells into diabetic monkeys. Bernhard Hering, Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians, explains this is not a cure but has potential for becoming a vital treatment option.

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Diabetes and the stem cell promise

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Image: LA Times LogoThe search for a cure, or even a less-complicated treatment, is still on a long road to its goal. Meri Firpo, Medical School, Stem Cell Institute, Schulze Diabetes Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians, explains why stem cell therapies are perfect for diabetes research.

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Islet Transplants Yield Insulin-Free Lives for Diabetics

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Image: FOX 9 LogoEight people with Type-1 diabetes celebrate a life of being insulin-free following a trial procedure being pioneered by the University of Minnesota. Bernhard Hering, Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians, talks about this new procedure.

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More evidence links pesticides, diabetes

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Image: Reuters LogoPeople with relatively high levels of certain pesticides in their blood may have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes -- particularly if they are overweight, a new study suggests.

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