A Sweet Life
Infusing Donor Islets into Muscles: A New Direction for Islet Cell Transplants?
After failing to live up to its early promise of becoming a cure for type 1 diabetes, the procedure of transplanting insulin-producing islet cells… The post Infusing Donor Islets into Muscles: A New Direction for Islet Cell Transplants? appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 3:09:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Insulin Kit for Children with Diabetes Wins Design Award
For Renata Souza Luque designing an award-winning method for children with diabetes to not only administer their insulin more easily, but in a… The post Insulin Kit for Children with Diabetes Wins Dyson Design Award appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Tue, Oct 31, 2017 1:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Could Engineered Bacteria Implanted into Human Skin Produce Insulin? 1
Microscopic organisms can do amazing stuff. Yeast is instrumental in baking bread and brewing beer. Bacteria make yogurt. And now, thanks to synthetic… The post Could Engineered Bacteria Implanted into Human Skin Produce Insulin? appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017 12:36:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Eli Lilly's New Ultra-Rapid Insulin in the Works
While Fiasp is now the only ultra fast insulin on the market, it won’t be the new kid for long. At least two other companies are hard at work bringing… The post Eli Lilly’s New Ultra-Rapid Insulin in the Works appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Tue, Aug 08, 2017 6:43:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
New Easy to Use Nasal Glucagon On the Horizon
While insulin and insulin pumps have evolved into highly technical and effective tools for treating diabetes, the method for delivering emergency… The post New Easy to Use Nasal Glucagon On the Horizon appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 2:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Diluting Insulin
While insulin has recently been engineered to be more concentrated, faster acting, and overall more powerful, there is also a need for insulin… The post The Unmet Need For Diluted Insulin appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Tue, Jul 11, 2017 2:46:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Study Shows Diabetes Drug Invokana Increases Amputation Risk
People with diabetes who take a class of drugs known as sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors will now need to weigh benefits against… The post Studies Show Diabetes Drug Invokana Increases Amputation Risk appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Wed, Jul 05, 2017 2:46:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Extra Dose of Insulin After Eating May Improve Heart Health
A second smaller dose of insulin after eating is a simple way people with type 1 diabetes can cut cardiovascular risk, according to a small study… The post Extra Dose of Insulin After Eating May Improve Heart Health appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Wed, Jun 28, 2017 11:07:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Tattoos Sense Blood Sugar Changes
It’s not often that the words “cool” and “diabetes” get used in the same sentence, but researchers at MIT and Harvard have joined the… The post Creating Diabetes Tattoos That Sense Changes in Blood Sugar appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 2:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
A Diabetes Reality Show 2
One of the least interesting things about Charles Mattocks might be that he is Bob Marley’s nephew. One of the most interesting things is that… The post A Diabetes Reality Show To Air in July appeared first on ASweetLife. [...]
Thu, Jun 08, 2017 7:09:00 PM, Continue reading at the source