Tag: Research

Bionic pancreas

BBC NEWS | Health | Artificial pancreas for diabetics The main stumbling block in the development of an artificial pancreas has been mathematical: no-one has perfected a computer programme sophisticated enough to work out the right dose of insulin at any moment of the day. Interesting research being done in the UK using CGM and…

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Where did all my islets go?

This is quite exciting research. Perhaps this will lead to better glucometers and insuling pumps. Technology Review: Detecting Cell Loss in Diabetes A novel molecular tracer could help doctors track the loss of insulin-producing cells in diabetes. Such a tool would allow both doctors and drug developers to better assess the effectiveness of new treatments.…

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