Senseonics Partners with Geo-Med to Provide Veterans Access to CGM

Senseonics Holdings, Inc., a company developing long-term, implantable continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for people with diabetes, announced …

Human Cells Can Change Jobs to Fight Diabetes

Traditional cell biology textbooks say that most cells can only differentiate to the same cell type, with the same function. It seems that some of …

Researchers in Academia Develop Artificial Pancreas; Testing Nearly Complete

The University of Virginia is developing an “artificial pancreas,” and is prepping to present early results from a nationwide clinical …

Marine Snail Venom Could Improve Insulin for Diabetes Patients

Although moderately mobile, marine cone snails have perfected several strategies to capture prey. Some fish-hunting species release venom into the …

Insulin signaling failures in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists continue to find evidence linking type 2 diabetes with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia and the seventh leading …

Anti-microRNAs are possible new therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes

Researchers from Sweden and the Netherlands have shown that targeted silencing a tiny molecule called microRNA-132, which is over-expressed in type 2 …

Congress Wades Into Emotional Debate Over High-Cost Prescription Drugs

By: Emmarie Huetteman and Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News Senators railed against pharmaceutical executives last Tuesday for declining to testify …

Is there a Link Between Kids with Type 1 Diabetes and Their Academic Performance?

Is there an association between type 1 diabetes and standardized test scores in schoolchildren? That’s the question a group of researchers in …

Study Links Protein, Clusterin, to Cardiac and Metabolic Diseases

For the first time, researchers have linked the protein clusterin to many different facets of cardiometabolic syndrome risk through its actions in …

Diabetes Tops List For Reasons for Frequent Geriatric Emergency Visits

Older adults go to the emergency department more often than other age groups, stay longer, and typically require more resources and medical …