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]

P53 Mutations and Diabetes

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

How, exactly, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and elevated cholesterol figure as cancer risks have been a mystery all the while [MORE]

Engineering New Insulin Producing Cells

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Insulin Producing Mini Stomachs
Scientists at Harvard’s Stem Cell Institute have induced pluripotency in stomach cells of diabetic mice and caused [MORE]

Glucose Sensing Breathalyzer

March 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glucose-Sensing Breathalyzer
Several stories about glucose-sensing breathalyzers have come to Tagline over the past few years. They all have certain things [MORE]

Implantable Capsule for Diabetes

March 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT-Diabetes-Stem Cell
Islet cell transplantation has been tried for several years in treating Type 1 diabetes, but the body’s immune response [MORE]

Skin Cells Redesigned to Secrete Insulin

February 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pancreatic Islets
The title of the Nature Communications article announces a stunning achievement, “Human pancreatic beta-like cells converted from fibroblasts.” Researchers [MORE]

Purdue University’s Innovations for Diabetes

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mouse Islet Glucagon in Red
It’s only an hour’s drive between Purdue University’s campus in West Lafayette, IN and diabetes drug [MORE]

Guthrie Cards for Everyone

January 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gutherie Card Icon
Almost everyone born in the US since 1970 had a state-mandated protein screening done at birth performed with [MORE]