Posts Tagged "bionic pancreas"

Bionic pancreas frees people from shackles of diabetes

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 in Medical Rewind, Technology

Ed Damiano’s son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2000. He was 11 months old. Damiano, a biomedical engineer, decided to create a device that would help his child and millions of others better manage their disease. He set a goal of having it ready by the time his son went to college. Results from the latest clinical trials of his smartphone-linked artificial pancreas suggest he might just make that deadline. Type 1 diabetes occurs when beta islet cells in the pancreas die off. These cells sense levels of blood sugar, aka glucose, in the blood and secrete the necessary amount of...

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Medical Rewind – June 16th

Posted on Jun 30, 2014 in Chronic Disease, Environment, Health & Wellness, Heavy Metals, Medical Rewind, Political

If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay. Some of the things you will hear Dr. Buttar and Robert talk about in this week’s show are: Do you know anyone with Type I Diabetes? Could a bionic pancreas save the day? Since GMO Golden Rice crapped out, maybe Bill and Melinda Gates can convince the world that Africa needs genetically engineered bananas? We will discuss the shocking evidence of campaign donations to Bush and Obama by Big Pharma resulting in Taxpayer-funded drugs for the...

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