diabetes

Diabetes: Painless paper patch test uses microneedles

Diabetes: Painless paper patch test uses microneedles

Researchers have developed a microneedle patch for monitoring glucose levels using a paper sensor.

A new way to deliver drugs through the skin

A new way to deliver drugs through the skin

Scientists have showed that applying "temporal pressure" to the skin of mice can create a new way to deliver drugs.

Supercharged bandages to revolutionise chronic wound treatment

Supercharged bandages to revolutionise chronic wound treatment

Plasma-coated bandages could revolutionise the treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure, diabetic or vascular ulcers that won't heal on their own.

Diabetes: 3D printed insoles hope for patients

Diabetes: 3D printed insoles hope for patients

Scientists claim that new 3D printed insoles can significantly improve the foot health of people suffering with diabetes.

AI algorithm to help manage diabetes

AI algorithm to help manage diabetes

Researchers, using artificial intelligence and automated monitoring, have designed a method to help people with type 1 diabetes better manage their glucose levels.

Humanising wearable health technologies

Humanising wearable health technologies

Designer Leah Heiss considers her work as creating “emotional technologies”, i.e. wearable devices based on human-centred design principles. For her, empathy is everything!

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