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Diabetes New Hope: Smartphone Sensor to Monitor Blood-Sugar Level, to Pump in Insulin

Diabetes goes digital with a smartphone-based system that can automatically control blood-sugar levels setting aside the usual finger pricks and insulin injections, especially for diabetes Type 1 patients. The smartphone developed by Prof. Boris Kovatchev, director of the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology, has been fitted with a tiny sensor and wearable insulin pump, that can monitor monitoring ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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New Study Shows Potential Alzheimer’s Treatment Using Insulin

Dementia or a condition where the patient suffers corrosion of memory, thought process, conduct, and the capability to carry out daily chores, as explained by the World Health Organization (WHO), is one of the growing concerns of the medical world. Offering some hope, a new study has shown that insulin might bear potential to treat dementia, which is most usually ...

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Now keep Diabetes complications at bay with new ‘game plan’

The World Health Organization has predicted recently that diabetes will become the 7th leading cause of death by 2030, thanks to modern lifestyle beset with addiction to junk food, alcohol and tobacco intake. It just few years away before we wake up to it.   With diabetes, you have to get going with a game plan. According to the Centres for ...

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