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November 2006

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October 2006

  • News: Diabetes tracking software goes Universal - MacCentral Online - October 26, 2006 - ToThePoint Software has renamed their diabetes tracking software Type2Tracker to 1-2Tracker, and made it a Universal binary.
  • Light Test May Illuminate Diabetes Woes - CBS News - October 25, 2006
  • Diabetes management app goes Universal - MacNN - October 25, 2006 - ToThePoint Software today released 1-2Tracker 1.0, a re-design of its original Type2Tracker application designed specifically for people with Diabetes. The software allows users to track and graph blood glucose tests as well as weight on a daily basis. 1-2Tracker helps people with diabetes keep food and exercise logs via a journal, storing links to...
  • Light Test Illuminates Diabetes Woes - WebMD - October 25, 2006 - Doctors may soon be able to identify people at risk of diabetes complications by simply shining bright light on a patch of skin below the elbow.
  • New Tool Can Help Predict Diabetes Complications - RedNova - October 25, 2006 - A noninvasive tool that measures the skin's autofluorescence could help doctors determine whether people with diabetes are beginning to develop serious complications, according to a study published in the November issue of Diabetes Care.
  • Scientists predict diabetes, HIV vaccine development - Australian Broadcasting Corporation - October 9, 2006, 02:24 GMT.  Scientists say Australians could be vaccinated against diseases like diabetes within a few decades. The vaccines are one of several medical advances predicted in a new paper produced by 10 of the country's top scientists.
  • Scientists predict diabetes, HIV vaccine development - ABC via Yahoo!7 News - October 9, 2006
  • Software to diagnose diabetes - CIOL - October 6, 2006, 14:44 GMT.  CHENNAI: US-based healthcare firm Medtronic Inc. plans to launch in India a software for doctors to monitor, track and diagnose diabetes.
  • Monitoring diabetes wirelessly - The Arizona Republic - October 5, 2006, 06:42 GMT.  A Scottsdale startup company has developed a software system that analyzes diabetes patient data sent wirelessly from a cell phone to a central server.
  • Monitoring diabetes from a distance - The Arizona Republic - October 5, 2006, 03:39 GMT.  A Scottsdale startup company has developed a software system that analyzes diabetes patient data sent wirelessly from a cell phone to a central server.
  • enGene, Inc. Adds Leading Diabetes and Gene Therapy Experts as Scientific Advisors - SYS-CON Media - October 4, 2006, 02:38 GMT.  enGene, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company developing an innovative approach for the treatment of diabetes called GEMS(TM)-Insulin, announced today that Dr. Christopher J. Rhodes and Dr. Imre Kovesdi have joined the company as Scientific Advisors. The addition of Drs. Rhodes and Kovesdi further bolsters the Company's expertise in the areas of diabetes and gene therapy.
  • enGene, Inc. Adds Leading Diabetes and Gene Therapy Experts as Scientific Advisors - Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance - October 3, 2006, 22:34 GMT.
  • VeraLight Receives USPTO Notice of Allowance Covering Dermal Fluorescence Technology to Detect Diabetes - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - October 3, 2006, 12:30 GMT.  VeraLight, Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the company's patent application , covering proprietary dermal fluorescence technology for its non-invasive screening system to detect diabetes and pre-diabetes.

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May 2006

  • Baylor researchers develop 'bubble' technique for diabetes - Researchers at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and the Baylor Research Institute have developed a novel technique to deliver insulin genes to the pancreas, an approach that could represent a major step in the potential treatment of type 1 diabetes.  05/23/2006
  • Diabetes self-test available in supermarkets - A self-test for diabetes can now be purchased from local supermarkets. Dr Anthony Bransgrove developed the test because of concerns about the growing number of undiagnosed sufferers of type II diabetes.  05/09/2006
  • An Artificial Pancreas Will Revolutionize Diabetes Care  - The development of continuous glucose monitoring and an artificial pancreas could be the next major scientific advance in diabetes treatment and, eventually, a cure. Join representatives from the JDRF, leading academic researchers and people with type 1 -- or juvenile -- diabetes, to learn about this rapidly expanding field of medical technology...  05/05/2006

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April 2006

  • New Devices May Free Diabetics From Constant Monitoring - When Casey Burkhalter, 12, was diagnosed with diabetes 2 1/2 years ago, her parents started waking up repeatedly at night to test her blood sugar, typical of the exhausting tasks many of the nation's 21 million diabetics go through to extend their lives.  04/23/2006
  • Medtronic gets OK for diabetes device - Medtronic Inc. has won government approval of a new system that helps diabetics continuously check their blood sugar levels, alerting them when levels edge too high or plunge too low. The company's Paradigm Real-Time system includes a glucose monitor that relays blood sugar information to the patient every five minutes from a sensor inserted under the skin and attached to a pager-size insulin.  04/14/06

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