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“Artificial Pancreas” Could Benefit From Inhaled Insulin Therapy

Share this:<p>For people with type 1 diabetes who follow medical research, development of a closed-loop, “artificial pancreas” has always been the Holy …

Dancers Perform In Red And Black For Capital's Jingle Bell Ball.

Incredible pictures from night one of the #CapitalJBB featuring Katy Perry, Tinie Tempah, Disclosure, Olly Murs and Union J.

12 All-Natural Hair Moisturizers That You Can DIY

An extreme seasonal shift not only cues a drastic change in your wardrobe, it also means that it’s time to adjust your beauty routine. During the winter, it’s all about moisturizing (after you exfoliate with face and lip scrubs, of course!).<p>While we all know that the brisk bite of cold weather does …

Nurse education expansion creates failing programs

Laws passed in recent years to boost the number of nurses in Florida have resulted in more nursing education programs on probation and more nursing …

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

This disease is on the rise. But as technology races forward, children with type 1 diabetes -- and their parents -- have every reason to hope that the burden is easing.<p>Diabetes. The word stirs up thoughts of needles and blood and scary complications. But technology is moving fast to make this …

Theresa May reveals she has type 1 diabetes

Home secretary talks of shock at finding out she has chronic illness, but vows to stay on in cabinet<p>Theresa May, the home secretary, has insisted she will continue to pursue a frontline political career despite being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.<p>May, 56, revealed that doctors told her two months …

New technology could mean a new life for children with type 1 diabetes

Continuous glucose monitors can mean new-found freedom from constant blood tests and the danger of strokes or coma<p>George Dove is 15. He is confident, articulate, reasonably nice to his sister Libby, 13, and hopes to become an engineer. He also appears deceptively healthy. However, without constant …

Archive: Sir Frederick Banting and the use of insulin to treat Type 1 diabetes

How the Manchester Guardian reported the discoveries of one of the first scientists to successfully use insulin to treat people with Type 1 diabetes<p>World Diabetes Day, held on 14 November, marks the birthday of Frederick Banting, one of the two men who first successfully used insulin to treat Type1 …

Good News Grows in the Fight Against Diabetes

Scientists, philanthropists, and activists combine to combat a widespread scourge.<p><i>San Francisco</i><p>First, the bad news:<p>Diabetes is America’s No. 7 cause …

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