Glucose

Plastic Biosensor Finds Sweet Success

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia — An electronic biosensor powered using the glucose in bodily fluids has been developed by KAUST researchers. The device pairs an electron-transporting polymer with an enzyme that...

Type 2 Diabetes is Not Just About Insulin

Geneva, Switzerland — In Switzerland, more than 400,000 people suffer from type 2 diabetes, a serious metabolic disorder that is constantly increasing. Obesity, by promoting the resistance to the action...

Renal Reabsorption in Living Devices

Cambridge, MA — Every day our kidneys tackle the daunting task of continuously cleaning our blood to prevent waste, salt and excess fluid from building up inside our bodies. To achieve this, the kidneys’...

Nutrients may Reduce Blood Glucose Levels

Boston, MA — Type 2 diabetes is driven by many metabolic pathways, with some pathways driven by amino acids, the molecular building blocks for proteins. Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center now...

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