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Diabetes drug may be game changer

By   /  Friday, November 27th, 2015  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Diabetes drug may be game changer

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Dubroff: UCSB diabetes researcher refines fine art of forecasting behavior

By   /  Friday, January 16th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: UCSB diabetes researcher refines fine art of forecasting behavior

Advances such as tablet technology and cloud computing mean that a fully commercial product to reliably regulate insulin might be within reach.

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Getting a grip on diabetes: Aptitude device gets fast track status for clinical trials

By   /  Friday, October 24th, 2014  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Getting a grip on diabetes: Aptitude device gets fast track status for clinical trials

Aptitude creates a special type of molecule called an aptamer, which it is using to develop a first-of-its-kind hand-held device that measures insulin concentrations in real-time and can diagnose pre-diabetes. The government’s interest in furthering such research is unsurprising as diabetes affects more than 9 percent of Americans.

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A heartbeat away: Advances in diabetes tech promise better self-care

By   /  Friday, August 8th, 2014  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on A heartbeat away: Advances in diabetes tech promise better self-care

In May 1922, Dr. William Sansum injected a diabetes patient with insulin for the first time in the U.S., instantly increasing life expectancy from mere weeks to many years. His patient lived to 90.

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Artificial pancreas trials move forward with $2.3M grant

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Nonprofits, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Artificial pancreas trials move forward with $2.3M grant

With $2.3 million in recent federal funding, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is moving forward with clinical trials of its artificial pancreas, a device that researchers hope will substantially improve the lives of people living with Type 1 diabetes.

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Active Life device finds link between diabetes, bone issues

By   /  Friday, November 29th, 2013  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Active Life device finds link between diabetes, bone issues

A device made by Santa Barbara-based Active Life Scientific played a critical role in a new study at the Mayo Clinic linking Type 2 diabetes to bone problems.

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Study targets diabetes

By   /  Friday, August 19th, 2011  /  Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Study targets diabetes

New research conducted on the South Coast could point the way to the prevention and cure of type two diabetes.

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