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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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Nick Jonas | Dexcom CGM User | Type 1 Diabetes - YouTube

Since his diagnosis at age 13, Nick Jonas hasn’t let type 1 diabetes stand in the way of his dreams. With the help of Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring (C...
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Insulet gets FDA warning letter over some insulin pumps

sulet gets FDA warning letter over some insulin pumps
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Johnson & Johnson starts project to prevent Type 1 diabetes - Juvenile diabetes affects about 5% of Americans - Kuwait Times

Johnson & Johnson starts project to prevent Type 1 diabetes - Juvenile diabetes affects about 5% of Americans - Kuwait Times | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
TRENTON: Johnson & Johnson has begun a research partnership to find the root cause of Type 1 diabetes and stop the hormonal disorder in its tracks. It’s the health care giant’s first project under its ambitious initiative to prevent or at least intercept and reduce harm from many diseases. In a collaboration with immunologist and …
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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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Bigfoot acquires Asante assets, inks deal with Dexcom

Bigfoot inks deal with Dexcom, maker of continuous glucose monitors, and acquires shuttered insulin pump maker Asante's assets.
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Medtronic, BD Collaborate to Launch Insulin Infusion Set

Medtronic, BD Collaborate to Launch Insulin Infusion Set | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The partnership will enable both Medtronic (MDT) and Becton, Dickinson to address the unmet needs of diabetes treatment.
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