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Latest Artificial pancreas Stories

2011-09-16 07:00:00

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.

2011-09-17 07:00:00

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

2011-09-12 14:17:33

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.

2011-08-01 14:33:51

Research published in The Cochrane Library found that the risk of death and cardiovascular disease, such as stroke, was unchanged whether glucose control was intense or conventional.

2011-07-20 12:47:00

JDRF says Pending Artificial Pancreas Guidance is FDA's Opportunity to Turn the Tide NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) welcomed Congress's attention today to the important issue of medical device regulatory reform and reiterated the life-changing difference the FDA's pending artificial pancreas guidance will make in the lives of millions of individuals with type 1 diabetes across the country.

2011-06-28 07:30:57

Mayo Clinic endocrinologists are developing an artificial pancreas that will deliver insulin automatically and with an individualized precision never before possible.

2011-06-27 12:17:32

The 25.8 million Americans who have diabetes may soon be free of finger pricks and daily insulin dosing.

2011-06-22 14:57:00

Concerns about progress, patient access voiced at Senate hearing for JDRF's Children's Congress WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kevin Kline and four children with type 1 diabetes urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to accelerate the research and review of artificial pancreas systems at a hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.

2011-06-20 18:18:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, actor Kevin Kline and children with type 1 diabetes from all over the country will testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs to thank Congress for its renewal last December of the Special Diabetes Program and highlight the importance of the federal government's commitment in helping to advance type 1 diabetes research.


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