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insulin

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Artificial pancreas tells your tablet when you need insulin

The continuous glucose monitor -- which checks levels every one to five minutes -- works with a smartphone or tablet to calculate the amount of insulin the patient needs and delivers it via a pump.

By June 19, 2013

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Is that the new iPod? No, it's my insulin pump

The FDA grants TandemDiabetes Care clearance to market what may be the smallest and possibly sleekest pump available today.

By November 16, 2011

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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 June 27, 2013

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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 June 10, 2013

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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

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Researcher battles insulin pump maker over security flaw

Medtronic downplays security researcher's concerns about the medical device he was able to hack.

By August 26, 2011

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U.S. lawmakers alarmed over risks of insulin pump hacks

Lawmakers ask Government Accountability Office to look into report that researcher could hack his wireless-based lifesaving medical equipment.

By August 19, 2011

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Hacking humans: Building a better you

'Man is something that shall be overcome,' wrote Nietzsche. He may have never envisioned today's efforts to re-engineer the body, but he looks prophetic as pioneers aim to push the envelope of human capability.

By August 21, 2012

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Cheap sensors enabling new smartphone fitness gadgets

Companies are putting sensors in everything from earbuds to foot pods to track data, giving consumers the ability to keep tabs on their fitness using mobile phones.

By January 13, 2012

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Reporters' Roundtable: Everything can be hacked

We talk with our reporters covering the twin security conferences DefCon and BlackHat in Las Vegas this week about the massive Shady RAT hack and research reports on hacking everything from nuclear plants to laptop batteries to insulin pumps.

By August 5, 2011