Thursday 19 October, 2017

Smart Insulin: turned on when blood sugar levels are too high

For patients with diabetes, insulin is critical to maintaining good health and normal blood-sugar levels.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Diabetes treatment should be localised: Study

The factors behind the prevalence of diabetes may be affected by the geography and hence the prevention and treatment should be based on the local factors  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Added fructose driving the rise in diabetics

Consumption of foods and beverages containing added sugars, particularly added fructose, is a major factor behind the dramatic rise in type 2 diabetes  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

‘Feeding and fasting’ hormone can improve insulin action

A researcher has found that adropin, a hormone that regulates whether the body burns fat or sugar during feeding and fasting cycles, can improve insulin action in obese, diabetic mice.  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Engineers create a temporary tattoo for painless sugar monitoring 

Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells.  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Tattoo offers needle-free way to monitor sugar levels

In a promising step forward in non-invasive glucose-testing for diabetes patients  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Night shifts put black women at higher diabetes risk

African-American women who work for night shifts are significantly more likely to develop  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

‘Technophobia’ stops elderly from managing diabetes

Despite owning a smartphone or computer with daily internet access, only a small number of older adults  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Eye-wearable device can spot diabetes-related condition

Inspired by Google Glass, researchers have now developed a wearable eye-monitoring device that could lead to early detection of a common diabetes-related neurological condition  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Soon, a device to track blood sugar levels 24/7

Finger pricking to monitor blood sugar levels could be a thing of the past. An implantable device to track your blood-sugar levels round-the-clock is the future with the scientists  More...