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Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining automation techniques from oil refining and other diverse areas to help create a closed-loop artificial pancreas.
An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate in curing diabetic mice.
WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation and LifeScan, Inc., both members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies, today announced plans to further build upon their existing collaborative efforts to co-develop and market innovative new products and tools for people living with diabetes.
DANBURY, Conn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD) announced today that an independent investigator initiated a pump trial of Biodel's two ultra-rapid-acting formulations of recombinant human insulin.
WIESBADEN, Germany, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System,(1,2) the first blood glucose monitoring device from Abbott that includes a mealtime (bolus) insulin calculator for calculating suggested insulin doses.
Decreasing blood levels of a protein that helps control inflammation may be a red flag that could help children avoid type 1 diabetes, researchers say.
Two small randomised trials published on bmj.com today suggest that closed loop insulin delivery (also known as an artificial pancreas) may improve overnight blood glucose control and reduce the risk of nocturnal hypoglycaemia (a sudden drop in blood glucose levels during the night) in adults with type 1 diabetes.
Johns Hopkins researchers believe they have uncovered the molecular switch for the secretion of insulin â€” the hormone that regulates blood sugar â€” providing for the first time an explanation of this process.
About 1 million people are affected by type 1 diabetes in the United States.
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