Type 1 Diabetes: Sensor, Pump, Action!

Research Paper Title Home Use of an Artificial Beta Cell in Type 1 Diabetes. Background The feasibility, safety, and efficacy of prolonged use of an artificial beta cell (closed-loop insulin-delivery system) in the home setting have not been established. Methods In two multi-centre, crossover, randomised, controlled studies conducted under free-living home conditions, the researchers compared… Read More

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Research: Women Who Smoke Like Men, Die Like Men

Analyses from two historical and five contemporary US cohorts suggest that the risks  for both sexes are now: About 25 times more likely than never smokers to die of lung cancer; Between 22 and 25 times more likely to die of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); and Nearly three times more likely to die of… Read More