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LifeWatch: The Smartphone That Will Keep Track Of Your Health

LifeWatch: The Smartphone That Will Keep Track Of Your Health | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Nowadays we have everything in our pockets. Our smartphone is a radio; TV; web browser; telephone and much more – so why not a doctor? LifeWatch has created an Android-based smartphone that monitors and examines your health.
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Ellen H Ullman, MSW's comment, September 15, 2013 6:27 PM
Video from 2012 - anyone with newer news?
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Now, if they could make it just an attachment to the phone, that would be the right solution for me!

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Monitor Diabetes From Your Smart Watch

Monitor Diabetes From Your Smart Watch | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Connecting a smart watch to a glucose sensor lets parents keep tabs on diabetic children
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Bionic Pancreas Gets Prime Time Slot at AACE

Bionic Pancreas Gets Prime Time Slot at AACE | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A year-long trial is the next test for the device, developer says.
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Cybersecurity and the artificial pancreas -- what are the risks?

Cybersecurity and the artificial pancreas -- what are the risks? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
An artificial pancreas, designed for blood glucose control in diabetes, is controlled by software that runs on mobile computing platforms such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones, and operates...
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JDRF-Supported Researchers Make Gains in Designing Islet Cell Encapsulation Materials for Use in Type 1 Diabetes Therapies

JDRF-Supported Researchers Make Gains in Designing Islet Cell Encapsulation Materials for Use in Type 1 Diabetes Therapies | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Type 1 diabetes (T1D) researchers have known for nearly two decades...
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Stem cells for the cell and molecular therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D): the gap between dream and reality

Stem cells for the cell and molecular therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D): the gap between dream and reality | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In spite of intense research, over the past 2-3 decades, targeted to validating methods for the cure of T1D, based on cell substitution therapy in the place of exogenously administered insulin injections, achievement of the final goal continues to remain ...
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BioMedical Engineering OnLine | Abstract | Experimental evaluation and computational modeling of the effects of encapsulation on the time-profile of glucose-stimulated insulin release of pancreatic...

In type 1 diabetic patients, who have lost their ability to produce insulin, transplantation of pancreatic islet cells can normalize metabolic control in a manner that is not achievable with exogenous insulin. To be successful, this procedure has to address the problems caused by the immune and autoimmune responses to the graft. Islet encapsulation using various techniques and materials has been and is being extensively explored as a possible approach. Within this framework, it is of considerable interest to characterize the effect encapsulation has on the insulin response of pancreatic islets.
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5 Things Type 1 Diabetics Wish You'd Keep to Yourself - Huffington Post

5 Things Type 1 Diabetics Wish You'd Keep to Yourself - Huffington Post | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
As a person with a chronic disease, it's generally appreciated that you treat me as a person, not a patient. Feel free to ask how I manage my disease, how I'm feeling, or what my disease has taught me.
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AstraZeneca's diabetes drug Onglyza may increase death rate: FDA - Reuters

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug Onglyza may increase death rate: FDA - Reuters | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc's diabetes drug Onglyza may be associated with an increased rate of death, according to a preliminary review of data by the U.S.
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Pharma Company Janssen Invests In Diabetes Cure Research

Pharma Company Janssen Invests In Diabetes Cure Research | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Johnson & Johnson's Janssen is investing in diabetes cure research with its new Disease Interception Accelerator (DIA).
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Endo Apps: The DIY Artificial Pancreas

Endo Apps: The DIY Artificial Pancreas | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Type 1 diabetics and their parents find solutions for closed-loop control.
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Medtronic Acquires Diabeter, Innovative Diabetes Care Provider

Medtronic Acquires Diabeter, Innovative Diabetes Care Provider | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
From BioPortfolio: DUBLIN - April 2, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced its acquisition of Diabeter, an innovative, independent Netherlands-based diabetes clinic and ...
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Does this mean people going to that clinic will only be allowed to use Medtronic products?

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The Accuracy and Efficacy of the Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

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Smart Insulin trial - recruiting A Two Part Study to Evaluate the Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of MK-2640 in Healthy Participants (Part I) and Participants With Type 1 Diabetes Mel...

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Biosimilars: New guidance from FDA to help manufacturers develop more treatment options | FDA Voice

Biosimilars: New guidance from FDA to help manufacturers develop more treatment options | FDA Voice | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Bigger capsules may be long-sought key for transplanting islet cells

Bigger capsules may be long-sought key for transplanting islet cells | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Bigger capsules may be long-sought key for transplanting islet cells
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Taking the Artificial Pancreas Home, 24 hours per day!

Taking the Artificial Pancreas Home, 24 hours per day! | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Twitter Summary: Wearing UVA’s DiAs #artificialpancreas in a 3-month study testing overnight and 24-hr closed-loop at home; learnings, surprises, next steps
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The Celiac Disease and Diabetes-Dietary Intervention and Evaluation Trial (CD-DIET) protocol: a randomised controlled study to evaluate treatment of asymptomatic coeliac disease in type 1 diabetes ...

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The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: Depression and diabetes series media alert

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: Depression and diabetes series media alert | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal is pleased to announce that the following series of papers on depression and diabetes will be published on Monday, May 18, to coincide with the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.
The series is accompanied by another series of papers on Diabetes and psychotic disorders, available in the latest issue of The Lancet Psychiatry.
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Unsupervised overnight insulin delivery: studying patients with type 1 diabetes (Hood Thabit)

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DreaMed inks licensing deal for artificial pancreas technology with Medtronic | Medtech funding for the week of April 6, 2015

DreaMed inks licensing deal for artificial pancreas technology with Medtronic | Medtech funding for the week of April 6, 2015 | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
DreaMed inks licensing deal for artificial pancreas technology with Medtronic | Medtech funding for the week o... http://t.co/eeFPhStC3M
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Dexcom sensors will be first to offer continuous glucose monitoring from Apple Watch

Dexcom sensors will be first to offer continuous glucose monitoring from Apple Watch | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Dexcom announced today that it's preparing updates to its two mobile apps that will allow users of its Continuous Glucose Monitor System to track everything straight from Apple Watch. The apps will...
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Orgenesis Signs Cell Therapy Product Development Memorandum of Understanding with CureCell of Korea - Press Release - Digital Journal

The MOU was established as an initial step for finalizing a joint venture between CureCell and Orgenesis in order to develop and bring to market Orgenesis' Autologous Insulin Producing cell therapy product development activity in Korea.
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Empathy and Diabetes. - Six Until Me - diabetes blog

Empathy and Diabetes. - Six Until Me - diabetes blog | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
An example of Cards for Humanity, T1D edition. #makehealth A photo posted by Kerri Sparling (@sixuntilme) on Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00am PDT This is the card one person at the meeting pulled. When their alarm went off, they got up out of their seat and dropped to the floor. Immediately, someone else sprang into [...]
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This is brilliant - cards to have conversation about diabetes.  Free to download.  Don't miss this opportunity.

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Brilliant!
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Insulin Pump Risks and Benefits: A Clinical Appraisal of Pump Safety Standards, Adverse Event Reporting, and Research Needs

Insulin Pump Risks and Benefits: A Clinical Appraisal of Pump Safety Standards, Adverse Event Reporting, and Research Needs | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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