diabetes

An artificial pancreas has been trialed in patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

A successful trial means that hopefully this technology will one day be able to give diabetes patients the same life and ability as those who don't have the condition. This is a very big step in that direction.

To assess diabetic nerve damage, look in the eyes

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Approximately half of the people who have had type 2 diabetes for over 10 years experience a decrease in nerve function, which typically begins in their feet.

Diabetes is actually five separate diseases, research suggests

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists say diabetes is five separate diseases, and treatment could be tailored to each form.

Study: Apple Watch can detect diabetes with an 85% accuracy

Posted in Hardware on 10th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

According to Cardiogram founder Brandon Ballingers latest study, Apple Watch can detect diabetes in those previously diagnosed with 85% accuracy.

More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

The report finds that as of 2015, 30.3 million Americans, 9.4 percent of the U.S. population have diabetes.