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Chemists developing breathalyzer to detect and monitor diabetes

Diabetics can have a "fruity" odor to their breath that indicates high glucose levels, and chemists at the University of Pittsburgh say this biomarker alone can diagnose the disease.

By Jun. 10, 2013


How injectable nanogel could help fight diabetes

Nanotechnology could remove the finger prick from the daily routine of people with diabetes with an injectable gel that monitors blood-sugar levels and automatically secretes insulin.

By May. 16, 2013


A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes

Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.

By Jun. 27, 2013


Blow here: New breathalyzer may screen for diabetes, lung cancer

Researchers hope to soon be able to test our breath for a wide range of "biomarkers" -- molecules that could indicate the presence of a particular disease.

By May. 8, 2012


Light at night linked to high blood pressure, diabetes

Yet another study finds adverse effects of light at night, this time showing that the profound suppression of melatonin could lead to higher blood pressure, diabetes, and poor sleep.

By Jan. 13, 2011


FDA OKs new type of diabetes-monitoring system

WellDoc's says its DiabetesManager System is different than the rest because provides real-time feedback in response to input they're submitting.

By Aug. 3, 2010


MIT diabetes device monitors glucose with light

Diabetes patients could one day check their glucose levels simply by shining a light into their skin.

By Aug. 10, 2010


Got diabetes? No more pricks, just breathe on this

University of Florida engineers have designed a tiny, inexpensive sensor using a semiconductor that amplifies minute signals to detect glucose levels, pH or alkalinity levels, and indicators of cancers.

By Jan. 22, 2010


Sleep less than 6 hours a night? Hello, diabetes...

First study of its kind finds that those who sleep less than six hours a night are three times as likely to develop the pre-diabetic condition IFG.

By Sep. 8, 2010


Diabetes breath test may be possible

New research shows children with diabetes exhale higher levels of a chemical when their blood sugar is high, possibly leading to a noninvasive blood-sugar test.

By Sep. 24, 2007