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Biomedtrics Introduces ditto Glucose Data System to Conveniently and Accurately Monitor Blood Glucose Results and Manage Diabetes Data On the Go

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Method developed to ‘print’ replacement tissues using stem cells

Method developed to ‘print’ replacement tissues using stem cells | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
NUI Galway and start-up Poly-Pico aim to use process to grow tissues for transplants
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children with DIABETES - What's New for 27 August 2014

Children with Diabetes is the online community for parents, kids, adults, and families living with type 1 diabetes.
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Diabetes Is Already Psychologically Demanding, So Cut the Stigma Too

Diabetes Is Already Psychologically Demanding, So Cut the Stigma Too | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
People with diabetes often face a less talked-about side effect of their disease: stigma.
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BioKier Takes a Shot at a New Kind of Diabetes Drug | Xconomy

BioKier Takes a Shot at a New Kind of Diabetes Drug | Xconomy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetics know all too well that needle sticks are a routine part of managing their disease. Insulin injections have been part of the diabetes standard of
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Lasers could provide non-invasive method for glucose measurement | Endocrinology

Lasers could provide non-invasive method for glucose measurement | Endocrinology | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Endocrinology | Researchers at Princeton University have devised a new method to measure glucose levels that requires only a beam of light and the palm of a hand, according to research published in Biomedical Optics Express.Now working to shrink the laser system to a portable size, Sabbir Liakat, a graduate student in electrical engineering, and colleagues are hopeful the technique could provide a new
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Type 1 diabetes: Immune cells 'caught' in organ donor's pancreas, raising hope for cure

Type 1 diabetes: Immune cells 'caught' in organ donor's pancreas, raising hope for cure | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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'Medicare Benefits Must Keep Pace With Advances in Diabetes Care'

Susan M. Collins, R- Maine, released the following column:. As the founder and co-chair of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, I have learned a great deal about this devastating disease affecting nearly 29 million Americans, including some 90,000 Mainers. It costs our nation more than $245 billion annually.
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Laser Glucometer Eliminates Pin Pricks

Laser Glucometer Eliminates Pin Pricks | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes affects an estimated 26 million children and adults in the United States alone. The necessity for glucose monitoring via needle stick and test str
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Old drug may be used in new way to prevent diabetes' complications

In a three-year trial being conducted at the University of Michigan and seven other sites, participants are being asked to take a common drug, Allopurinol.
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CGM Coverage by Medicare - JDRF Advocacy

CGM Coverage by Medicare - JDRF Advocacy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Support Medicare Coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) Ask your Senators to co-sponsor legislation to ensure people over 65 have access to life-saving CGM today. Thousands of people are benefiting daily from tighter glucose control reached with the help of a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). However, Medicare does not currently cover CGM devices, leaving seniors […]
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Press Announcements > FDA allows marketing of first ZnT8Ab autoantibody test to help diagnose type 1 diabetes

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first zinc transporter 8 autoantibody (ZnT8Ab) test that can help determine if a person has type 1 diabetes and not another type of diabetes. When used with other tests and patient clinical information, the test may help some people with type 1 diabetes receive timely diagnosis and treatment for their disease.
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ViaCyte, Inc. Announces FDA Acceptance of IND to Commence Clinical Trial of VC-01™ Candidate Cell Replacement Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

ViaCyte, Inc. Announces FDA Acceptance of IND to Commence Clinical Trial of VC-01™ Candidate Cell Replacement Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Self-powered micropumps respond to glucose levels

Self-powered micropumps respond to glucose levels | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Why Are We So Fat? The Multimillion-Dollar Scientific Quest to Find Out | Magazine | WIRED

Why Are We So Fat? The Multimillion-Dollar Scientific Quest to Find Out | Magazine | WIRED | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Adam Voorhes In January of this year, the first subject checked into the metabolic ward at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in one of the most rigorous dietary studies ever devised. For eight weeks, he was forbidden to leave. He spent two days of each week inside tiny airtight rooms…
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NuSirt hopes for diabetes breakthrough

NuSirt hopes for diabetes breakthrough | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Nashville company is set to start clinical trials for new treatment.
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New diabetes treatment would turn liver cells into insulin-producers

New diabetes treatment would turn liver cells into insulin-producers | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Tel Aviv-based regenerative medicine firm Orgenesis is currently developing a diabetes treatment that it claims addresses many of the shortcomings of islet ...
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Former FDA head says biotech business model 'is basically falling apart' - Boston Business Journal

Former FDA head says biotech business model 'is basically falling apart' - Boston Business Journal | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Andrew von Eschenbach, commissioner of the FDA for more than two years until January 2009, said in an interview Friday that the FDA's demands have caused drug trials to become too large and expensive.
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A glucose meter of a different color provides continuous monitoring

A glucose meter of a different color provides continuous monitoring | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Nipro Diagnostics, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of its Newest Blood
Glucose Monitoring Systems, TRUE METRIX and TRUE METRIX PRO, and
Expansion of Manufacturing in the USA

Nipro Diagnostics, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of its Newest Blood <br/>      Glucose Monitoring Systems, TRUE METRIX and TRUE METRIX PRO, and <br/>      Expansion of Manufacturing in the USA | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Utah special needs student fed pizza from trash can, lunch manager placed on administrative leave

Utah special needs student fed pizza from trash can, lunch manager placed on administrative leave | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A school employee is now on administrative leave after giving the 8th grade special needs student a slice of pizza that was sitting in the trash can
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ViaCyte Gains $20M Through Agreement With Janssen

ViaCyte Gains $20M Through Agreement With Janssen | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
ViaCyte Inc. has secured $20 million through a deal with Janssen Research & Development as it prepares to launch clinical studies of a regenerative-medicine treatment for Type 1 diabetes.In Type 1 diabetes, the pancreas produces little or no insulin. This forces patients to take insulin by injection. ViaCyte's product is an implant that could reduce or eliminate the need for daily insulin injections....
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Philosys receives FDA clearance for iPhone-connected glucometer | mobihealthnews

Philosys receives FDA clearance for iPhone-connected glucometer | mobihealthnews | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Handheld Electrochemical Sensor Detects Diseases, Measures Biomarkers, Costs $25

Handheld Electrochemical Sensor Detects Diseases, Measures Biomarkers, Costs $25 | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In advanced industrialized nations most diagnostic tests that check body fluids for markers of disease make use of specialized sensors and devices that, al
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New UI research center aims to fight diabetes

New UI research center aims to fight diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Multiple programs in the works targeted with treating, curing the disease.
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Keeping tabs on Type 1 diabetes - 13WHAM ABC Rochester NY - News - Top Stories

Keeping tabs on Type 1 diabetes - 13WHAM ABC Rochester NY - News - Top Stories | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Livonia, N.Y. - Six year old Evan Costik is able to ride his bike and take walks for longer periods
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