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Scientists grow working human beta cells that can end diabetes in mice

Scientists grow working human beta cells that can end diabetes in mice Since we know that diabetes has to do with defective or missing beta cells, we have a very obvious candidate for treatment: Put in functioning beta cells to replace the bad or missing ones.The problem has always been growing those replacement cells properly, directing early-stage stem cells with the ability to “differentiate” into most possible cells to become specifically fully adult pancreatic beta cells.

Researchers develop 'breathalyzer' that can detect diabetes

Researchers develop 'breathalyzer' that can detect diabetes Breathalyzers to detect alcohol intoxication have existed for years, as the relationship between blood-alcohol content and alcohol in the breath is well understood.A team of researchers from Oxford University have succeeded in building a device that can flag patients as diabetic without the need for a blood test.

Four major studies will investigate automated insulin delivery systems

Four major studies will investigate automated insulin delivery systems The hope is to move closed-loop artificial pancreas systems closer to receiving the necessary regulatory approval.“The research is related to type 1 diabetes, which is the condition in which the pancreas stops producing insulin,” Dr.

Scientists find another reason to cut your sugar intake: Alzheimer's disease

Scientists find another reason to cut your sugar intake: Alzheimer's disease researchers say they've spotted the molecular "tipping point" that could explain sugar's ties to Alzheimer's disease.Their findings provide further evidence that there might be a link between high blood sugar levels and the memory-robbing disease, though they don't prove that sugar causes Alzheimer's outright.