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Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong disease characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.
The NHS has stumped up an extra £625 million over the past decade on synthetic forms of insulin, when the recommended human alternatives— which are considerably cheaper— would have probably been just as effective.
The product is a "smart cap" which, when added to a typical insulin pen, uses a timer to remind diabetics about when they're due for an insulin injection as reported by diabeticlive.com.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced on September 14 that it is holding a $100,000 Challenge for the development of a new glucose-sensitive insulin medication that will be
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have identified the key signal that prompts production of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas -- a breakthrough discovery that may ultimately help researchers find ways to restore or increase beta cell function in people with type 1 diabetes.
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