Creating Glucose-Responsive Insulin: The Crowdsourcing Approach

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From its isolation and first use in 1922, insulin has been called one of the few miracle drugs, saving diabetics from the early death of an untreatable disease. Any diabetic nowadays, however, will tell you-- insulin treatment for glucose control is a tricky business. Read more

The Loop Has Closed: The Artificial Pancreas Program Comes to Life in Israel

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Diabetes technology has vastly improved in the last decade, and most people with diabetes who have the opportunity to wear an insulin pump or a continuous glucose monitor are grateful for the assistance they provide. But even with these advanced tools, the biggest burdens of diabetes - the insulin dosing and blood sugar testing - still lie on the person with diabetes or a caregiver. Read more

Halloween Tips From Parents of Children With Diabetes

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Most kids love Halloween. Can you blame them? It's a holiday loaded with creepy crawly things, costumes, parties, and of course, candy. I recall the trick-or-treating loot my brother and I brought home in our childhood. We always had enough candy to last for months. We didn't usually keep all of the candy, but one year my brother outsmarted everyone and hid some in his desk drawer. Read more

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