Vertex Acquires Semma Therapeutics for $950M to Develop Treatments for Type 1 Diabetes

Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced earlier this week that it will acquire Semma Therapeutics, a privately held biotechnology company working on a …

Implantable ‘Tea Bag’ in Development Releases Insulin for Children with Diabetes

Republished with permission from The University of Arizona. Children with Type 1 diabetes have only one option to control their blood sugar: insulin …

JDRF Launches New Center To Accelerate Breakthroughs in Type 1 Diabetes Cures

JDRF, an organization funding Type 1 diabetes research, today announced the launch of the JDRF Northern California Center of Excellence. The new …

Diabetes Preparation Resources for Those Affected by Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian finishes its final sweep off the Florida coast, she moves north, and the Carolina coasts and Georgia brace for potential landfall …

Text Messages with Motivational Messages May Help Patients with Diabetes

Motivational text messaging may be the key to improving blood sugar control in patients with diabetes and coronary heart disease, according to a new …

Mobile Apps for Insulet’s Omnipod System Now Available for iOS Devices

Insulet Corporation, a developer of tubeless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod System, announced the full market launch of the Omnipod …

Back to School: College Students with Diabetes Face Unique Challenges

It’s back to school time for students everywhere. However, going back to school as a college student with diabetes poses unique challenges and …

City of Hope Researchers Study How Diabetes Can Increase Cancer Risk

For years, scientists have been trying to understand why people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of developing some forms of …

AADE Rolls Out New Name for Diabetes Educators to Better Reflect Care Team Roles

One of the exciting changes announced at this year’s AADE conference is the repositioning of the diabetes educator title. Karen Kemmis, PT, …

Drawbridge Health Gets FDA Clearance for its A1C Test System

Drawbridge Health today announced it received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the OneDraw™ A1C …