diabetes

Emerging technologies have transformed the way we manage chronic diseases like diabetes. We report about minimal- and non-invasive glucose sensors, artificial pancreases and many more advancements that help patients and doctors monitor and manage glucose levels and guide decision-making in diabetes care.

No needles required for glucose levels monitoring

No needles required for glucose levels monitoring

Researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind wearable, noninvasive glucose monitoring device prototype.

Microneedles deliver antibiotics to infected wounds

Microneedles deliver antibiotics to infected wounds

The microneedles pierce the biofilm layer of a wound and deliver the medicine to oxygenate the tissue.

Smart shoe sensors to detect health issues

Smart shoe sensors to detect health issues

A smart shoe with inbuilt sensors could improve the quality of life of older people through the early detection of dementia and diabetic ulcers.

Diabetes: Building a better bioartificial pancreas

Diabetes: Building a better bioartificial pancreas

A convection-enhanced macroencapsulation device offers the potential of faster and more effective treatment for people with type 1 diabetes.

Smart plaster for healing chronic wounds

Smart plaster for healing chronic wounds

Researchers have developed gel patches from a 3D printer that can be activated individually.

Diaper sensors that monitor urine sugar levels

Diaper sensors that monitor urine sugar levels

New wireless diaper sensors powered by biofuel cell could help prevent diabetes and simplify long-term care.

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