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UC Davis team wins $3.3 million grant to conduct juvenile diabetes study
Sacramento Bee

A husband-and-wife research team at the UC Davis School of Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $3.3 million grant to lead a nationwide study on how to prevent brain swelling in children with diabetes.

A “diabetic crisis” occurs when the body releases acidic ketones into the blood, a byproduct of burning fat stores for energy. They can result in neurological injuries and sometimes death.