Tag Archives: blood glucose

Brain Function During Low Blood Sugar

A study shows that executive cognitive function is impaired during low blood glucose. All people, with diabetes and without, suffer from executive cognitive function impairment during hypoglycemia. Dr. Alex Graveling, Specialty Registrar, Diabetes & Endocrinology at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, speaks … Continue reading

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JDRF Children’s Congress 2013

Emmie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 2 years old. She has lived half her life with T1D. Emmie’s mom, Kathlin, has had T1D for 30 years. Kathlin speaks with us about life with T1D, the importance … Continue reading

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Possible New Therapy for Diabetic Wound Healing

Chronic wounds are among the leading cause of lower limb amputations in people with diabetes. We speak with Dr. Yue Shen, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics Umea University, to tell us about his doctoral thesis on “Plasminogen: a novel … Continue reading

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Glucose-sensitive Gel with Professor Daniel Anderson

A body without diabetes regulates blood glucose by sensing the concentration of glucose and releasing insulin, accordingly. A glucose-sensing gel is being developed in an MIT lab. We are joined by Professor Daniel Anderson PhD to tell us about an … Continue reading

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Wireless Medicine with Dr. Eric Topol

We speak with Dr. Eric Topol about how the digital world is changing the way we manage our health. Dr. Topol is a Professor of Genomics at the Scripps Institute. He is also a practicing cardiologist. He shares with us … Continue reading

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iBGStar and AgaMatrix

The first blood glucose meter that seamlessly connects to the iPhone and iPod Touch is the iBGStar.  Sanofi Diabetes and AgaMatrix partnered to make this product available. Sridhar Iyengar, the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of AgaMatrix is with us to discuss the trademark innovation … Continue reading

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