Today, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day. Though Diabetes is nothing to celebrate, it is something to understand. Not only in the US, but in numerous places throughout the globe diabetes has now become an epidemic and the effects of the disease is one of the most critical drains on healthcare around the world. Take [...]
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Though we are all hopeful for an eventual cure for Type 1 diabetes, the continued wins researchers are seeing in their quest to create an artificial pancreas is heartening.
Yesterday, November 21, the California Superior Court overturned an earlier agreement between the California Department of Education and the American Diabetes Association allowing unlicensed school personnel to administer insulin. The California Nurses Organization obviously was quite pleased with the decision as it now appears that only licensed nurses will be allowed to administer insulin injections [...]
Here’s an interesting news video talking about three new medical inventions to help reduce the number of punctures associated with diabetes. It includes discussion of a new device to help diagnose diabetes by reading glucose levels through the skin, a new breath-based glucose monitoring device that would hopefully replace your normal glucose monitoring pricks, and [...]
Valencia biotechnology company MannKind Corp. thought it had encouraging news about its experimental insulin inhaler on Tuesday. But Wall Street wasn’t buying it. For months, skeptical traders have expressed concern that the diabetes drug, if approved by the Food and Drug Administration, might end up with an FDA cancer advisory. Fears that the inhaler would [...]