Smartphone’s Compass Measures Glucose Level

June 11, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantitative, high-sensitivity measurement of liquid analytes using a smartphone compass
“Here we [physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology] [MORE]

Glucometer Version of the Swiss Army Knife

May 28, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Creation of a point-of-care therapeutics sensor using protein engineering, electrochemical sensing and electronic integration
“Here, we [at Rice University] transform the [MORE]

Human Insulin from Cow’s Milk

May 21, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign animal scientist Matt Wheeler, pictured, helped develop the first transgenic cow to produce human insulin in [MORE]

Nano-Carriers for Oral Delivery of Insulin

March 26, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Insulin delivered via nano-carriers paves the way for oral diabetes treatment
“Australian and Norwegian researchers report they have developed a new [MORE]

Regenerating Insulin with Pancreatic Stem Cells

March 5, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Closing in on the ultimate quest to regenerate insulin in pancreatic stem cells
“[Researchers at the] Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute [MORE]

Lipids in T2 Diabetes

February 20, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers show how lipids and diabetes are closely linked
“Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have made two major discoveries. [MORE]

Subcutaneous Implant Reverses T1 Diabetes

February 20, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Under-skin implant reverses type 1 diabetes without anti-rejection drugs
“Here we [an international collaboration] show that the induction of neovascularization via [MORE]

Regenerating Insulin-Producing Cells in the Pancreas

February 6, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stimulating nerves connected to the pancreas regenerates insulin-producing cells, mouse study shows
“In a promising development, a research group [at Tohoku [MORE]

Injectable Hydrogel Sustains T2 Diabetes Drug Release

January 23, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biomimetic hydrogel depot technology for sustained delivery of GLP-1 receptor agonists
“Herein, we [at Stanford University] leverage an injectable hydrogel depot [MORE]

A Proteomic Clock for Aging and Eye Diseases

December 19, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecular age of the eye determined for the first time
“A team of [Stanford University, et al] researchers have mapped almost [MORE]

A Wearable for Continuous Glucose Monitoring

December 5, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rockley Photonics plows ahead in developing noninvasive glucose sensor
“That approach integrates Rockley’s [Rockley Photonics, Pasadena, CA] short-wave infrared (SWIR) spectroscopy [MORE]

Peroxisome Development Disorders

December 5, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Structure of the peroxisomal Pex1/Pex6 ATPase complex bound to a substrate
“Peroxisomes are single-membrane enclosed eukaryotic organelles playing central roles in [MORE]

Implant Produces Oxygen in Islet Strategy for Diabetes

November 28, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes-treating implant produces oxygen to support islet cells
“Seeking a longer-term alternative, a team from MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital recently [MORE]

Predicting Kidney Failure a Decade in Advance

October 31, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Metabolite in urine predicts diabetic kidney failure 5-10 years early; oral therapeutic drug shows promise in mice
“Urine levels of adenine, [MORE]