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2014-08-28 03:00:18

Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois University of Illinois engineers are bringing a touch of color to glucose monitoring. The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing – something not possible using current point measurements like test strips. “There are significant...

2014-08-26 08:31:29

All Heart Homecare home health aides now offers patients professional assistance in daily glucose monitoring and glucometer use. NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Heart Homecare, a trusted Brooklyn home health care agency, is spotlighting the agency's diabetic coaching services for patients struggling with the daily monitoring and management of diabetes. Poor monitoring and maintenance of diabetes can be a fatal mistake and All Heart Homecare's staff urges all patients to learn the...

diabetes pin pricks
2014-08-25 03:00:24

John Sullivan, Princeton University Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar, and, with more work to shrink the laser system to a portable size, the technique could allow diabetics to check their condition without pricking themselves to draw blood. "We are working hard to turn engineering solutions into useful tools for people to use in their daily lives," said Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical...

2014-08-19 12:28:36

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $10 million senior secured term loan agreement with Senseonics, Incorporated ("Senseonics"). Proceeds of the loan will be used to fund the ongoing development of an implantable continuous glucose monitoring system for people with diabetes. "Senseonics is on the verge of...

2014-08-14 16:20:56

FORT KNOX, Ky., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the American Diabetes Association, if current trends continue, one out of every three Americans could be diabetic by the year 2050. However, one Army doctor has made it his mission to halt the epidemic in its tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136290 Dr. Robert Vigersky is the head of the Diabetes Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. With a blend of civilian...

2014-08-12 12:28:18

Company's Network and Technology Enable Trial of Artificial Pancreas in California NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids and teens with Type 1 diabetes are swimming, rock climbing, hiking and playing various field sports in the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains - all while testing a device that automatically measures their blood sugar and determines how much insulin they'll need. Using Verizon's network technology, campers aged 7 to 17 are participating in a clinical...

2014-08-05 08:30:34

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 - Technology Adoption and Increasing Health Awareness Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/glucose_monitoring_device_market_2019_technology_adoption_increasing_health_awareness_serve_distinct_regional_growth_drivers.htmlGlucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 -...

2014-08-04 12:35:07

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Glucose Testing Markets http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/u_s_glucose_testing_markets.html U.S. glucose testing is undergoing a significant transition, driven by new analytical technologies and developments in diabetes treatment. Although the blood glucose testing segment of the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry is mature, several segments of the market, such...

2014-08-04 12:34:38

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Glucose Self-Testing Markets http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/diabetes/world_glucose_self_testing_markets.html The worldwide incidence of diabetes is dramatically increasing, and it is estimated that 439 million people will have developed the disease by 2030. As such, the global market for blood glucose self-testing products is undergoing a significant transition...

2014-07-30 16:28:55

-- JDRF Calls for CGM Medicare Coverage to Help Improve Health Outcomes Among Seniors with T1D and Advance an Artificial Pancreas -- WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, introduced legislation to ensure that seniors with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who are Medicare eligible have access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM) as prescribed by their physicians. The...


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