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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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Brookings releases $250M plan for medical device tracking

Brookings releases $250M plan for medical device tracking | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
As the $110 billion-a-year U.S. medical device industry continues to expand, the Food and Drug Administration is exploring how to better monitor the market.
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Pig organ transplants back in the spotlight as cell research moves to trial stage

Pig organ transplants back in the spotlight as cell research moves to trial stage | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A specific type of pig cell could soon be transplanted into humans, according to a senior immunology researcher, reigniting the prospect of pig organs ultimately being used in life-saving operations. The cells most likely to be used first are islet cells from the pancreas, which produce insulin and could be transplanted to help some people with...
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For years I supported xenotransplantation in hopes of restoring normoglycemia to my loved one with type 1 diabetes. As a vegan, I am so conflicted.

 

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T1D Trial Looks to Teach an Old Drug New Tricks - JDRF: Improving Lives. Curing Type 1 Diabetes

T1D Trial Looks to Teach an Old Drug New Tricks - JDRF: Improving Lives. Curing Type 1 Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
JDRF-funded clinical study of a drug called TUDCA looks to improve beta cell functioning in people recently diagnosed with T1D Until recently, much of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research has focused on suppressing the autoimmune system to prevent or reverse...
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Hacking diabetes: the open artificial pancreas project - Boing Boing

Boing Boing Hacking diabetes: the open artificial pancreas project Boing Boing In addition to these public projects, several developers have privately created their own artificial pancreas projects using Raspberry Pis and Android phones and...
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'Smart' insulin may ease burden of type 1 diabetes patients, research suggests

'Smart' insulin may ease burden of type 1 diabetes patients, research suggests | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
New compound, known as Ins-PBA-F, automatically activates when blood sugar levels soar, and remains in circulation for up to 24 hours
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FDA needs to fast track this!

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A smart insulin that activates when needed: a new advance that will help limit the number of injections one must administer daily!

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Orgenesis and Pall Corporation Receive $800,000 Grant From BIRD Foundation for Diabetes Research and Development

Orgenesis and Pall Corporation Receive $800,000 Grant From BIRD Foundation for Diabetes Research and Development | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Orgenesis Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orgenesis Inc. , a leader in the emerging fields of cellular therapy and regenerative medicine, today announced that Orgenesis and Pall Corporation have received ...
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The Next Best Thing to a Cure for Diabetes

The Next Best Thing to a Cure for Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Inspired by his son's condition, a father has invented a bionic pancreas that could transform life with diabetes
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Ed Damiano - diabetes hero!

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Allogeneic Islet Cells Transplanted Into the Omentum - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

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Recruiting at Diabetes Research Institute

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Ultra Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Now Available in some US Pharmacies

Ultra Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Now Available in some US Pharmacies | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Twitter Summary: Sanofi + MannKind Afrezza now available in some US pharmacies; prices comparable to Novolog/Humalog, @afrezzauser gives patient perspective!
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Confessions of a Diabetes Hacker

Confessions of a Diabetes Hacker | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
How underground T1D tech programmers are using Nightscout and other apps to make all CGM readings wireless.
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First Medical App System to Monitor Glucose Cleared in U.S.

First Medical App System to Monitor Glucose Cleared in U.S. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
irst Medical App System to Monitor Glucose Cleared in U.S.
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Most People With Long-Duration Type 1 Diabetes in a Large Population-Based Study Are Insulin Microsecretors

Most People With Long-Duration Type 1 Diabetes in a Large Population-Based Study Are Insulin Microsecretors | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Psychosocial aspects of closed- and open-loop insulin delivery: closing the loop in adults with Type 1 diabetes in the home setting.

Psychosocial aspects of closed- and open-loop insulin delivery: closing the loop in adults with Type 1 diabetes in the home setting.
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Bioartificial adrenal device readies to follow bioartificial pancreas into the clinic

Bioartificial adrenal device readies to follow bioartificial pancreas into the clinic | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Startup Beta-O2 Technologies already has a bioartificial pancreas in a tiny three-person clinical trial.
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ViaCyte Starts Stem-Cell Trial of Bioartificial Pancreas | MIT Technology Review

ViaCyte Starts Stem-Cell Trial of Bioartificial Pancreas | MIT Technology Review | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Stem-cell advocates pin their hopes on a method of treating diabetes.
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UCSB Researchers Tackle Pediatric Diabetes With Artificial Pancreas - Daily Nexus

UCSB Researchers Tackle Pediatric Diabetes With Artificial Pancreas - Daily Nexus | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Type 1 diabetic patients know that the responsibilities necessary to manage life with the disease are all routine: monitoring food consumption, maintaining a balance in physical activity and tracki...
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The Road to a Type 1 Diabetes Cure: Encapsulation

The Road to a Type 1 Diabetes Cure: Encapsulation | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
When Doug Melton’s Harvard lab made the announcement last October that they had succeeded in turning human stem cells into functional beta cells, Melton, in a conversation with reporters, talked, too, about the other piece of the puzzle that might enable these cells to survive T1D’s autoimmune attack: encapsulation. Read more
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World’s smallest, cheapest patch pump for diabetics

World’s smallest, cheapest patch pump for diabetics | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
TouchéMedical is developing a low-cost ‘smart’ patch pump designed for patients of all ages with diabetes, Parkinson’s and other chronic conditions.
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Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas

Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
It's not easy to build machines that control sugar as well as a human pancreas does, but the technology is getting a lot better. The goal is to liberate people on insulin from constant vigilance.
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A Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy Study of VC-01™ Combination Product in Subjects With Type I Diabetes Mellitus - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

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Viacyte is recruiting in San Diego

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Diabetes: Is This Tattoo Worth a 1,000 Needle Pricks?

Diabetes: Is This Tattoo Worth a 1,000 Needle Pricks? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
UCSD researchers report early results on a tattoo to measure blood sugar.
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Silly title but more info here in the video and meet the researchers. Joseph Wang - (Israeli accent) kol hakavod, and Amay Bandodkar...

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Registration - The Diabetes World Summit

Registration - The Diabetes World Summit | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
SI’m attending The #DiabetesSummit to learn more about preventing and reversing type 2 diabetes… you should, too! http://t.co/p3nKiCUTMj
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#WeAreNotWaiting: The (Not So?) Brief Story of Tidepool. - Six Until Me - diabetes blog

#WeAreNotWaiting: The (Not So?) Brief Story of Tidepool. - Six Until Me - diabetes blog | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
#WeAreNotWaiting: The (Not So?) Brief Story of Tidepool.
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Assessment of β-Cell Mass and α- and β-Cell Survival and Function by Arginine Stimulation in Human Autologous Islet Recipients

Assessment of β-Cell Mass and α- and β-Cell Survival and Function by Arginine Stimulation in Human Autologous Islet Recipients | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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