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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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Nanoscale biosensor measures glucose without needle pricks

Posted by Fraunhofer Society on September 6, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Pricking a finger everyday is just part of everyday life for T1D patients. A non-invasive measurement approach could release them from the constant pain of pin pricks. Read More »
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Meter Accuracy Counts More -- and Less -- Then You Think

Posted by Riva Greenberg on August 29, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
There are a few things our kids can do to increase dosing accuracy: wash their hands, brush up on carbohydrate counting, learn more about insulin dosing...

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New Glucometer from Purdue Measures Glucose in Tears, Saliva

Posted by Gene Ostrovsky on August 21, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Researchers at Purdue University may have actually come up with a possible solution that may allow diabetics of the future to use their saliva, tears, or even urine to measure their blood glucose. Read More »
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Hypoglycemic Brain Function Different in Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by HealthDay News on October 14, 2011 - Category: Medical
During hypoglycemia, patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who perform a working-memory task (WMT) have more activation of brain regions and less deactivation of the default-mode network (DMN) than control subjects, according to a study published online Oct. 7 in Diabetes.

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Dr. Aaron Kowalski on Artificial Pancreas

Posted by UStrea on March 8, 2011 - Category: Institutions
Link to a ustream broadcast by Dr. Aaron Kowalski on the Artificial Pancreas Project. Read More »
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Emotions & Blood-Sugar Levels: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Mood

Posted by John Zrebiac, L.I.C.S.W & Gail Musin Ph.D. on February 18, 2011 - Category: Medical
John Zrebiac answers the question, When it comes to diabetes causing depression, is there a difference between people with type 1 diabetes and those with type 2? What do you think? Read More »
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Drugs That Can Affect Blood Glucose Levels

Posted by dLife on November 29, 2010 - Category: Medical
You need to be aware of how anything that enters your kids blood stream affect their blood glucose levels. That includes medicine for common headaches and colds. Make sure you know the drugs that can raise - or lower - your blood sugars. Read More »
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