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Biomaterial shows promise for Type 1 diabetes treatment

Researchers have made a significant first step with newly engineered biomaterials for cell transplantation that could help lead to a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes, which affects about 3 million Americans.
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Daniele Hargenrader Interviews Jenny Smith - Unleash Your Inner Diabetes Dominator - Episode 18

While interviewing Jenny Smith, an awesome CDE living with diabetes who works with Gary Scheiner at Integrated Diabetes Services, it felt like I was chatting ...
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Binghamton University develops 3D printing process to cure diabetes and other preventable diseases

Binghamton University develops 3D printing process to cure diabetes and other preventable diseases | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from the Binghamton University in New York State are being very ambitious by developing a 3D printing process that could be used to cure a number of preventable diseases such as diabetes.
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Unilife Introduces World’s First Instant Patch Pump for Insulin | Medgadget

Unilife Introduces World’s First Instant Patch Pump for Insulin | Medgadget | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ: UNIS and ASX: UNS), a developer, manufacturer and supplier of injectable drug delivery systems, today announced the introducti
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DKA -- REALLY NEED YOUR HELP--WE NEED VITAL INFORMATION--FROM EVERY STATE.

DKA -- REALLY NEED YOUR HELP--WE NEED VITAL INFORMATION--FROM EVERY STATE. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
DKA — REALLY NEED YOUR HELP–WE NEED VITAL INFORMATION–FROM EVERY STATE.
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New laser device spells end for diabetic finger pricking - The Times of India

New laser device spells end for diabetic finger pricking - The Times of India | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A new technology developed by an Indian-origin scientist, which uses a laser device may be able to non-invasively monitor blood glucose levels and eliminate the need for daily finger pricking for diabetics.
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Alefacept preserves beta cell function in some new-onset type 1 diabetes patients

Alefacept preserves beta cell function in some new-onset type 1 diabetes patients | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Individuals with new-onset type 1 diabetes who took two courses of alefacept (Amevive, Astellas Pharma Inc.) soon after diagnosis show preserved beta cell function after two years compared to those who received a placebo. The positive results of the Immune Tolerance Network's T1DAL study [Inducing Remission in New Onset T1DM with Alefacept (Amevive)], led by Mark Rigby, MD, PhD, of Indiana University were published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
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BRI’s Carla Greenbaum, MD, Named Chair of Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet

Carla J. Greenbaum, MD, has been named chair of Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded clinical trial network for type 1 diabetes prevention and early treatment.
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The role of markers of low-grade inflammation for the early time course of glycemic control, glucose disappearance rate, and β-cell function in recently diagnosed type 1 and type 2 diabetes

The role of markers of low-grade inflammation for the early time course of glycemic control, glucose disappearance rate, and β-cell function in recently diagnosed type 1 and type 2 diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Endocrinology Article: The role of markers of low-grade inflammation for the early time course of glycemic control, glucose disappearance rate, and β-cell function in recently diagnosed type 1 and type 2 diabetes...
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Sernova Corp. Announces Collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital to Develop Novel Diabetes Treatment with Funding Support from JDRF

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With $10 Million In Seed, Sano Is Building A Metabolic Health Tracker

With $10 Million In Seed, Sano Is Building A Metabolic Health Tracker | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Pushpala says that Sano’s first product, slated for launch early next year, is a wearable device that continuously monitors blood glucose level in a completely painless manner.
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Update: Practical Cure Research in Human Trials

Update: Practical Cure Research in Human Trials | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Updated List of Practical Cure Research
in Human Clinical Trials
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Will Medtronic’s MiniMed 640 Pump Glitch affect its PMA Status? - Legal Reader

Will Medtronic’s MiniMed 640 Pump Glitch affect its PMA Status? - Legal Reader | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Medtronic issued letters to nearly 2,000 owners of the MiniMed 640 and 620 insulin pumps in Europe, warning of a potential glitch in the reading mechanism.
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ViaCyte Announces Second Clinical Trial Site at University of Alberta

ViaCyte Announces Second Clinical Trial Site at University of Alberta | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Dr. James Shapiro, who led the team that developed the
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The Bionic Pancreas | Edward Damiano | TEDxSacramento - YouTube

As a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, Dr. Edward Damiano knows first hand the dangers of this disease. After nearly two decades of research, he has de...
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Binghamton University researchers creating 3-D printing process to help treat incurable diseases

A team of Binghamton University researchers are creating a 3-D printing process to build implantable tissues and organs to treat otherwise incurable diseases.
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Laser Diabetes Monitor Could Put An End To Finger Pricking

A laser device under development at Britain's University of Leeds could take the pain out of testing blood sugar levels.
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Glucagon through a Patch? A New Approach in Development to Address Severe Hypoglycemia

Glucagon through a Patch? A New Approach in Development to Address Severe Hypoglycemia | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
When might glucagon kits be replaced with easier alternatives?
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Should We Prescribe Vitamin D to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

Should We Prescribe Vitamin D to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Should We Prescribe Vitamin D to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?
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Simple blood test could detect early stages of type 1 diabetes - News-Medical.net

Scientists at the MRC's Clinical Sciences Centre in West London are the first to show that a small molecule circulates in the blood of people who are in the early stages of type 1 diabetes.
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Live Cell Encapsulation Technology - PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc.

Live Cell Encapsulation Technology - PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Cell-in-a-Box® live cell encapsulation technology employed by PharmaCyte Biotech is a “platform” upon which treatments for different diseases may be built.  This technology encloses living cells in protective “cocoons” or “capsules” about the size of the head of a pin.  The live cells inside the Cell-in-a-Box® capsules are nourished and thrive while the capsules
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Treatment of diabetes with encapsulated pig islets: an update on current developments

Treatment of diabetes with encapsulated pig islets: an update on current developments | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The potential use of allogeneic islet transplantation in curing type 1 diabetes mellitus has been adequately demonstrated, but its large-scale application is limited by the short supply of donor islets and the need for sustained and heavy immunosuppressive ...
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Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes

Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes
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We need the government to subsidize newer insulins - why should people suffer without insurance in 2015?

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Paediatric outpatient study compares effectiveness of three alternative treatments for type 1 diabetes

Paediatric outpatient study compares effectiveness of three alternative treatments for type 1 diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
no participant using the dual-hormone system experienced a nocturnal hypoglycaemia event requiring treatment,"
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