Posted today in NIH MedlinePlus magazine, performer Nick Jonas talks about life on stage and off with type 1 diabetes. Readers can also learn about how NIH-funded artificial pancreas research is helping patients with type 1 diabetes and how a long-term study led by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders aims to understand what environmental factors may cause type 1 diabetes in children.
In addition to type 1 diabetes, the Spring 2017 issue features—
- Pediatric Concussions—One family’s journey, plus symptoms, signs, and treatments.
- Psoriasis—Genetic advances unlock new treatments. An engineer from Texas tells how he benefited from the new treatments.
- Lyme Disease—Learn how to identify common ticks in North America, tips to prevent tick bites, and how to remove ticks if needed.
- Aphasia—A former auctioneer tells how he dealt with aphasia, a speech impairment that affected him after a stroke. Read 10 tips for communicating with people who have aphasia plus a Q & A with Cynthia K. Thompson, PhD, from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).
- NIH Research highlights from 2016—A sample of research accomplishments that are improving our health.
From asthma to Zika, NIH MedlinePlus gives readers news they can use that is reviewed by some of the nation’s top physicians and researchers. This quarterly publication of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine helps explain how NIH turns “discovery into health.”
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