- Rat-grown organs cure diabetic mice
In a new study by a team of Japanese scientists from Stanford University test mice were given drug-induced diabetes and endocrine islets extracted from the chimera rats’ pancreas were then transplanted into the mice. The transplanted islets successfully normalized and maintained host blood glucose levels for over 370 days. Read the full story here: Journal of Nature
- High-tech glucose monitors may help with Type 1 diabetes
According to a research published by WebMed, 2 new studies suggest that a continuous glucose monitor helps people with Type 1 diabetes who need insulin shots every day manage their blood sugar levels safely. Read the full story here: WebMed
- Diabetes-related kidney disease drops among Native Americans
Native American populations, heavily afflicted by diabetes during the last several decades, have seen a dramatic decrease in kidney failures often related to the disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed earlier this month. Read the full story here: PBS NEWSHOUR
- Portable device for early diabetes detection being developed
Researchers are developing a portable device for detecting type 1 or type 2 diabetes at an early stage. The ultimate aim of the project is to develop a prototype of the device. Read full story here: Science Daily.
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