“Smart lens” not so Smart after All

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Google smart contact lens
You’ll remember the picture, at least, of a glucose sensor-embedded contact lens that Verily (i.e. Google Life [MORE]

Another Stab at a Glucose Monitoring Watch

January 8, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

K Watch for glucose monitoring
“PKvitality, a company based outside of Paris, France, has announced that it’s getting ever closer to [MORE]

Monitoring Glucose in Saliva

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Saliva for glucose monitoring
As far as your editor can tell, this video (first link) and the published article (second link) [MORE]

Multigene Test for High Risk Heart Disease, et al

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Multigenic risk score
Polygenic risk scores may become as routine as cholesterol screening. To that end, researchers at the Broad [MORE]

Wearable Wrist Device for Monitoring Blood Glucose

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Device to detect blood glucose non-invasively
“Developed by researchers from MIT, the device uses a technique called Raman spectroscopy to [MORE]

Protein-Centered Diagnostics

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flowchart of proteomics
This piece has a half-truth—i.e. that the diseases of aging, like Alzheimer’s and T2 diabetes, arise from aberrant [MORE]

Synthetic Biology-Based Implantable Optical Biosensor

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Improving biosensors for implantable sensing
Optical biosensors can be implantable devices that detect a wide range of substances from biomarkers to [MORE]

A Regenerative Bandage

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regenerative bandage promotes wound healing
Sores for a diabetic take longer to heal than with a non-diabetic person.  For that situation, [MORE]

“A Self-Condensation Cell Culture”

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-condensation cell culture
Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Yokohama City Universityreport a new process called “self-condensation cell culture.”  Quoting directly, “We [MORE]

Sensored Socks for Diabetic Feet

June 19, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Siren Diabetic Socks
A San Francisco company, “Siren,” has introduced a sensored sock for monitoring foot temperature as an indicator of [MORE]

Injectable Hydrogel for Diabetic Ulcers

May 29, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rice University Graduate Student Nicole Carrejo Analyzes a Sample of K2(SL)6K2
Treating diabetic foot ulcers is an art left behind. Little [MORE]

A Non-Invasive Gluco-Scanner

May 29, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

A group of Italian ex-pats scientists living in Japan have developed a non-invasive glucose scanner that relies on IR light [MORE]

Insulin Patch Pump for Artificial Pancreas

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

CamMed CoFounders With Evopump
There’s not enough technical detail in this piece to explain how the “Evopump” bandage works, but it [MORE]

Pancreatic Stem Cells to Regenerate Insulin Function

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pancreatic Progenitor Cells in Pancreatic Duct
Researchers at the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have confirmed the location of pancreatic [MORE]