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DexCom Share Approved by the FDA

Started this discussion. Last reply by brboyer 21 hours ago. 1 Reply

Announced today that the much anticipated DexCom Share has been FDA approved, does not require a prescription, will begin shipping on October 22nd, but is not covered by insurance. Cost is $299You…Continue

ASTRAZENECA LAUNCHES FIT2ME™, A FREE CUSTOMIZED DIET AND LIFESTYLE SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

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(WILMINGTON, Del., OCTOBER 15, 2014) – Recognizing that each person with type 2 diabetes is unique, AstraZeneca today announced the launch…Continue

From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells

Started this discussion. Last reply by Denise Oct 13. 12 Replies

Harvard stem cell researchers today announced that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective treatment for type 1 diabetes, a condition that affects an estimated…Continue

Animas® Vibe® Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Now Approved for Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Canada

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BURNABY, British Columbia, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/ -- Animas Canada, a division of LifeScan Canada Ltd., today announced the launch of the Animas® Vibe®…Continue

 

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brboyer replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'DexCom Share Approved by the FDA'
"I never really understood why companies limit themselves to less than 50% of the US smartphone market by only providing Apple compatible products. Worldwide it's more like 25%."
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DexCom Share Approved by the FDA

Announced today that the much anticipated DexCom Share has been FDA approved, does not require a prescription, will begin shipping on October 22nd, but is not covered by insurance. Cost is $299You can read the full news release here: MarketWatchMore directly quoted from the Dexcom website:"Through secure…See More
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ASTRAZENECA LAUNCHES FIT2ME™, A FREE CUSTOMIZED DIET AND LIFESTYLE SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

(WILMINGTON, Del., OCTOBER 15, 2014) – Recognizing that each person with type 2 diabetes is unique, AstraZeneca today announced the launch of Fit2Me, a free diet and lifestyle support program that allows people with this complex disease to create a diabetes care plan that is custom fit to their likes and dislikes. Fit2Me is the first multi-platform, customizable diabetes platform…See More
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ASTRAZENECA LAUNCHES FIT2ME™, A FREE CUSTOMIZED DIET AND LIFESTYLE SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

(WILMINGTON, Del., OCTOBER 15, 2014) – Recognizing that each person with type 2 diabetes is unique, AstraZeneca today announced the launch of Fit2Me, a free diet and lifestyle support program that allows people with this complex disease to create a diabetes care plan that is custom fit to their likes and dislikes. Fit2Me is the first multi-platform, customizable diabetes platform…See More
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Denise replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"The encapsulation piece is what Doug Melton's group is currently partenering with MIT on. That's the next piece of solving the puzzle-finding a way to encase the beta cells in a membrane that the human body won't attack. ViaCyte is…"
Oct 13
Andy replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"From what I've read, this appears to be different. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that what they say about not having the autoimmune problem is true"
Oct 12
LizBa replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"I don't know enough to say it is the same treatment, but to my layperson understanding they are very similar. From the Viacyte website: Source Much more information on the website above."
Oct 12
Steve Mann replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"The study referenced above has been recruiting for a month. Its definitely the same treatment? w/encapsulated stem cells? Thanx, Steve"
Oct 11
Steve Mann replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"This is soooo promising!!!!"
Oct 11
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meee replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"I think they will have to do it with encapsulation since no one has figured out how to stop the autoimmune attack yet."
Oct 10
meee replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"Thanks, I will check it out. :-)"
Oct 10
Khürt Williams replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"So they are successful at growing beta cells from stem cells. What about when the immune system -- T1D is an autoimmune disease -- whack the new cells? Is it a cure if the patient spends the rest of their lives using immuno-supressants? I'm…"
Oct 10
LizBa replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"There is an encapsulated cell therapy that is recruiting for human trials right now, it's a partnership with Viacyte & JDRF. To my layperson understanding the 2 are similar. The current trial is listed on the clinicaltrials.gov website with…"
Oct 10
meee replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"I haven't read this yet but I heard it on the news and I'm wondering how this differs from encapsulation? Don't they still have to figure out how to stop an ongoing t cell attack? I have heard that nothing will be happening with that…"
Oct 10
Graeme replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"I am sure we all wish these guys continued success. But current reports on this work include a very dangerouse word:- "mice". T1D can already be cured in mice in many ways. None of them scale up to humans."
Oct 10

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