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FDA OKs First System of Apps for Remote Glucose Monitoring

Posted by Miriam E. Tucker on January 23, 2015 - Category: Diabetes Management
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever system of mobile medical apps that allow real-time data to be shared between a continuous glucose monitor and mobile devices such as an Apple iPhone Read More »
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This temporary tattoo can monitor diabetics' glucose levels as accurately as a finger prick

Posted by FIONA MACDONALD on January 15, 2015 - Category: Diabetes Management
At the moment, people with diabetes need to monitor their glucose levels multiple times a day by pricking their finger and assessing their blood. But in the future the tattoo will allow their levels to be continuously measured throughout the day. This means they'll be able to more sensitively maintain their glucose levels and better manage their condition. Read More »
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Blood sugar may affect brain growth in diabetic kids

Posted by Jeff Charis-Carlson, Iowa City Press-Citizen on January 1, 2015 - Category: Diabetes Management
Some areas of the brain may grow more slowly in children with Type 1 diabetes than in children who don't have the disease, according to a recently released study conducted by researchers at the University of Iowa and four other universities involved in the Diabetes Research in Children Network consortium. Read More »
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Hey, Miss Idaho, Is That An Insulin Pump On Your Bikini?

Posted by Miriam E. Tucker on July 17, 2014 - Category: Diabetes Management
There she is, Miss Idaho. And there it is, the insulin pump attached to her bikini bottom during the swimsuit competition. Since posting the photo on social media on Monday, Sierra Sandison has become a new hero to the Type 1 diabetes community. Read More »
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The 13-Year-Old Kayaking Champion's Big Plan

Posted by Katie Arnold on May 9, 2014 - Category: Diabetes Management
GoPro Games champion Sage Donnelly has her eyes set on the World Freestyle Championships—and from pro paddlers twice her age to diabetes, nothing is going to stand in her way. Read More »
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The Bionic Pancreas: Help for Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by Cherese Jackson on July 18, 2013 - Category: Diabetes Management
The Bionic Pancreas is coming soon. It’s the development of a drug delivery device that responds to glucose concentrations to automatically avoid both high and low blood glucose, Read More »
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Diabetes Device

Posted by ABC News on January 30, 2013 - Category: Diabetes Management
Great report out of Philadelphia on the Artificial Pancreas! Read More »
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Providential plan to fund insulin pumps promises better quality of life for diabetes

Posted by Jamie Komarnicki, Calgary Herald on January 9, 2013 - Category: Diabetes Management
The association says its cost estimates demonstrate that effective use of the insulin pump could save the health-care system money, by warding off or delaying complications due to diabetes, including kidney failure, heart attack and stroke.
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Service Dogs Pick Up Scent of Diabetes Danger

Posted by Kate Linebaugh: WSJ on December 10, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Eight-year-old Abbie Eppler has avoided health emergencies thanks to Gracie, a 70-pound British Labrador retriever who wakes up Abbie's mother when the child's blood-sugar level rises or falls below a certain target at night.
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Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor Cleared in U.S. (video)

Posted by Gene Ostrovsky on October 11, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Dexcom received FDA clearance for its G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitoring system. It includes an under-skin sensor, a wireless transmitter, and the interactive monitor that picks up readings from within 20 feet (6 meters).

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