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Kids With Type 2 Diabetes Develop Kidney And Heart Problems Faster And More Often Than Adults

Kids With Type 2 Diabetes Develop Kidney And Heart Problems Faster And More Often Than Adults | Biosciencia News | Scoop.it
Regardless of treatments given, children with type 2 diabetes can develop heart and kidney problems faster than adults with the disease.
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Once believed to afflict mainly older adults, type 2 diabetes is being diagnosed in children at such an alarming rate that the disease has shed its alternate name — adult-onset diabetes. It's now a disease of childhood too.

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Nanotechnology could help fight diabetes: Injectable nanogel can monitor blood-sugar levels, secrete insulin when needed

Nanotechnology could help fight diabetes: Injectable nanogel can monitor blood-sugar levels, secrete insulin when needed | Biosciencia News | Scoop.it
Injectable nanoparticles developed at MIT may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin.
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"Insulin really works, but the problem is people don't always get the right amount of it. With this system of extended release, the amount of drug secreted is proportional to the needs of the body"

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