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Stem Cells And New Drug Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes
2013-05-30 04:49:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Damage caused to insulin-producing cells by the immune systems of type 1 diabetes patients could be more damaging than previously believed, but a University of Missouri scientist believes that their new discovery could lead to the development of a potential cure for the condition. Individuals suffering from type 1 diabetes rely upon their daily insulin injections in order to survive, and without those shots their body´s...

2013-05-21 23:15:34

Extend Nutrition Snacks Creator Releases New Book on Insulin Pumps St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Dr. Francine Kaufman, inventor of Extend Nutrition, recalls the first insulin pump she used with her patients in the 1980s: It weighed several pounds and was jokingly referred to as the “big blue brick.” For the most part, it could only be used in the hospital setting. The technology has advanced greatly in the 30 years since then, and the advantages are greater as well. The...

Injectable Nanogel Monitors Blood-Sugar Levels
2013-05-17 08:31:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an injectable nanogel that can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed, a breakthrough that could someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin. The researchers designed the nanoparticles to sense glucose levels in the body, and...

Nano-Network Could Internally Trigger Insulin Release In Diabetics
2013-05-04 07:45:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Newly-developed nanoscale particles could be injected into the bodies of diabetic patients, triggering insulin release when glucose levels rise, maintaining normal blood sugar levels for at least a week, claims a new study published online Thursday by the journal ACS Nano. The particles were developed by researchers from North Carolina State University (NCSU), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), the...

Type 1 Diabetes In Dogs Cured, Human Cure Could Soon Follow
2013-02-07 11:11:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers have made leaps and bounds, claiming that they have created a cure for type-1 diabetes in dogs, paving the way for a human cure. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) scientists say they have shown for the first time that it is possible to cure diabetes in large animals, a huge step towards possibly finding a cure for humans. The cure consists of a single session of various injections in the animal's...


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