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World-first insulin sensor technology will provide better diabetes care

World-first insulin sensor technology will provide better diabetes care

UC Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase is developing world-first insulin sensor technology to enable ‘right now’ measurement for those overseeing type 2 diabetes.
The ingestible microneedle is designed to inject insulin into the stomach lining. For size comparison, it is placed next to a capsule. Diana Saville/BWH Communications

New microneedle pill for painless insulin injection

Insulin is a hormone that your pancreas makes to allow cells to use glucose. When your body isn’t making insulin correctly, you can take...
diabetic girl with needle

Injectable gel may deliver islet cells for type 1 diabetes: study

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati have developed an injectable gel using silk proteins to deliver insulin producing cells needed to address...
Woman taking sample of her diabetic daughter's blood using lancet pen at home, closeup

Standard type 2 diabetes treatments may not improve the condition in youth

A new study by the Yale scientists, taking insulin or the most commonly used drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin, failed to either delay...
Insulin pill can lower diabetes blood sugar level

The Insulin pill can lower diabetes, blood sugar level

We know a normal sugar level is less than 100 mg/dl after not having dieted at least for 8 hours. After 2 hours of...