Diabetes Care

BeBop Sensors releases fabric sensor

BeBop Sensors releases fabric sensor

BeBop Sensors Inc., a wearable sensor company, announced the release of its first product, the BeBop Wearable Smart Fabric Sensor, which can measure bend, location, rotation, angle, motion, angle and torque.

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Design Decisions: Hitting the right notes

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Intranasal insulin improves cognitive function for type 2 diabetics

Older adults with diabetes who took insulin through their nose showed cognitive improvement, a small pilot study finds.

Oxygen exposure does not promote healing for diabetic foot ulcers, researchers discover

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Researchers found oxygen treatment for diabetic patients may actually hurt the wound healing process, a finding at odds with long-standing beliefs about the benefits of the treatment.

Some diabetics can eat right away after taking insulin

People with type 2 diabetes can eat immediately after injecting insulin without compromising their blood sugar level, according to a recently published study in the journal Diabetes Care.

Diabetes-related lower limb amputations are declining, study finds

The rate of foot and leg amputations in diabetics over the age of 40 fell 65% between 1996 and 2008, according to a recent report.

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