A 'smart' patch that automatically delivers insulin when needed

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

A team of scientists has invented a replacement for daily glucose-level finger-pricking and insulin shots: a painless smart patch.

The World's First 'Artificial Pancreas' Will Be Hitting the Market in 2017

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

It could help the more than 1.25 million American children and adults with type 1 diabetes manage their disease.

New diabetes treatment could eliminate need for insulin injections

Posted in Medicine on 9th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

The therapy involves a capsule of genetically engineered cells implanted under the skin that release insulin as required.

Type-1 diabetes 'prevention' trial starts in Scotland

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Metformin is already used to treat diabetes, but it is not clear if it might prevent it from developing in the first place.

Can startup Suggestic tackle Type 2 diabetes?

Posted in Medicine on 12th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Suggestic is a digital startup trying to tackle Type 2 diabetes using machine learning to create personalized interventions and guide users through them towards disease reversal.