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]

An Exercise Pill?

November 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Compound 14” is the name biochemists at the University of Southampton (UK) have given to a molecule that initiates a [MORE]

Miniorgan Produces Insulin in the Omentum

November 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Greater Omentum
In a thrilling definition of “natural,” biomedical researchers at the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have engineered a [MORE]

Bloodless Testing of Glucose

October 27, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Finger Glucose Sensor
The personal glucometer was a disruptive technology when it first appeared more than 40 years ago. Since then, [MORE]

Imaging Microcirculation in the Diabetic Foot

August 25, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Philips AMC Diabetes Feet
The Dutch electronics giant Royal Philips is assisting researchers in efforts to see, in fine detail, the [MORE]