Today’s Top Stories in Diabetes News!

Oldest diabetic summer camp in the country, based in Newbury Township, continues tradition

The reports of a longstanding Geauga County summer camp’s closing have been greatly exaggerated.

Founded in 1929 by Dr. Henry John and his wife, Betty, Camp Ho Mita Koda is the oldest camp in the country for children with Type 1 diabetes. (read more)


CDC: More than 100 million U.S. adults have diabetes

While the rate of new diabetes cases is steady, a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that a third of adults in the United States currently are living with diabetes or prediabetes. (read more)

Venture funds targets type 1 diabetes

Diabetes is a major health problem and the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes. The data, from 2015, show 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population, with diabetes and another 84.1 million with prediabetes — many unaware they had the disease or were at risk becoming diabetic.. (read more)