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CRISPR Skin Grafts Instead of Insulin Injections

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Therapy Via Skin
Researchers at the University of Chicago have used CRISPR gene editing to establish proof of concept in [MORE]

Temperature Reading Smartphone Monitors Diabetic Foot Ulcers

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Podimetricspic
Diabetic foot ulcers are implicated in some 100,000 amputations each year. In most instances, the problem does present until the [MORE]

A Wearable Diabetes Monitor that Detects Three Compounds in Sweat

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes Monitor
Cortisol, glucose and interleukin 6 are diabetes-related compounds found in a diabetic’s sweat. To measure those three levels, researchers [MORE]

Injectable Biopolymer for Diabetes Control

July 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes
Duke University chemists have developed, at least experimentally, an extended release compound for treating Type 2 diabetes with a once [MORE]

Regenerating Insulin-Producing Cells

July 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pancreas Insulin Beta Cells
As bodies age, the regenerative capacity of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas diminishes. This partly explains [MORE]

Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes and Glaucoma Monitoring

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

New Contact Lens Senses Glaucoma and Diabetes
This piece reports on smart contact lenses developed by two university labs in South [MORE]

Inhaled Insulin for Treating Alzheimer’s

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal Spray
For several years, diabetes researchers and Alzheimer’s researcher have suspected that AD may actually be a fourth kind of [MORE]

Monitoring Biomarkers with a Contact Lens

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Contact Sensor
Passive, continuous monitoring of biomarkers in body fluids holds great promise for making good health more achievable. This piece [MORE]

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Diabetes Management

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Diabetes Mellitus
A new diabetes management system that relies on wearable stickers (i.e. biometric sensors) and a self-optimizing algorithm to track [MORE]

Glucose Sensing Contact Lens

November 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glucose Sensing Contact Lens
“Blood, Sweat and Tears” used to be a jazz-rock band, but now this trio refers to detecting [MORE]

60 Diabetics on Facebook Participate in Online Clinical Trial

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mendor’s 3G-Enabled Wireless Blood Glucose Meter
Using Facebook to recruit diabetics, a Scottish CRO, eClinical Health, Ltd., evaluated Mendor’s (Espoo, Finland) [MORE]

Monitoring Glucose with Microwave

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes Glucose Monitor Microwaves
It has been known for a few years that a microwave biosensor—i.e. a dielectric resonator attached to [MORE]

Regenerative Gel Stimulates New Blood Vessel Formation

June 21, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regenerative Gel
It would be welcome news, indeed, if means existed to regenerate blood vessels in diabetics, thereby reducing the threat [MORE]

Robust Dipstick Urinalysis

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stanford Home Urine Test
For diabetics, first it was the DIY urine dipstick in 1956, then the personal glucometer for home [MORE]