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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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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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Medtronic, Ford team up for in-car glucose monitor for diabetics

Posted by Minneapolis ST. Paul Business Journal on May 18, 2011 - Category: Diabetes Management
Medtronic Inc. is teaming up with Ford Motor Co. to provide voice-controlled devices that constantly monitor glucose levels of diabetics while they drive.

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Roche Acquires Medingo Solo Patch Pump: Begin the ‘Usability Wars’?

Posted by Amy T. on April 14, 2011 - Category: Diabetes Management
The Roche acquisition theoretically means this system will be available all over the country faster, with very solid infrastructure in terms of physician and customer support. Read More »
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10 Tips For Managing Your Child's Diabetes

Posted by Joslin Diabetes Center on December 31, 2010 - Category: Diabetes Management
Managing your child's diabetes can be overwhelming, but Debbie Butler, L.I.C.S.W., C.D.E., Clinical Social Worker, Pediatrics and Behavioral and Mental Health in the Joslin Clinic, gives some tips on how to make it easier. Read More »
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