diabetes

Emerging technologies have transformed the way we manage chronic diseases like diabetes. We report about the latest innovations that make life easier for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

AI predicts risk of developing type 2 diabetes

AI predicts risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Artificial intelligence could be used to predict who is at risk of developing type 2 diabetes—information that could be used to improve the lives of millions of Canadians.

AI measures fat around heart to predict diabetes

AI measures fat around heart to predict diabetes

Researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence tool that is able to automatically measure the amount of fat around the heart from MRI scan images.

Diabetes: insoles to assess the risk of foot ulcers

Diabetes: insoles to assess the risk of foot ulcers

Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to help prevent life-threatening foot ulcers in diabetic patients

Using smartwatch to control insulin production

Using smartwatch to control insulin production

Researchers have developed a gene switch that can be operated with the green LED light emitted by commercial smartwatches.

Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.

Diabetes: bioprinting technique for bone repair

Diabetes: bioprinting technique for bone repair

Researchers have developed a technique that produces 3D bioprinted bone-repair "scaffolds" that could help in managing bone defects in diabetes patients.

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