diabetes

Non-invasive Glucose Response Insulin

A non-invasive glucose-responsive insulin device was among the four Gold Awards received by Industrial Design Alumni.

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New research shows that the great health crisis of the 21st century is especially a risk to the heart health of women.

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A small patch allows people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels easily. But this technology isn't currently subsidised, so many everyday Australians who could benefit are missing out.

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Diabetes raises risk of cancer, with women at even greater likelihood, a major new study from The George Institute for Global Health has found.

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Losing weight is an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes but beliefs that it's harder to shed kilos when diabetic are unfounded, write Andrew Brown, Mike Lean and Wilma Leslie.

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German and Australian scientists have discovered a molecule able to silence pain receptors under the skin, giving new hope to millions of people living with the devastating effects of diabetic neuropathy.

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We are about to be hit with a “tsunami” of changes caused by radical developments in anti-ageing technologies, predicts UNSW Professor David Sinclair, who’s been recognised with a major national research medal. 

Nervous system

Researchers say an emerging biomarker may lead to new approaches for treating diabetics at risk of developing nerve damage.

UNSW PhD candidate, Cara Young, is working on a new therapy for type 1 diabetes. She is exploring techniques to prevent rejection of insulin-producing cells.

Diabetes inside

Medical researchers have for the first time shown a link between a father's high fat diet at the time of conception and a risk of diabetes in his offspring.

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