Diabetes management

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(Reuters) – Researchers have developed an implantable sensor that measures blood sugar continuously and transmits the information without wires – a milestone, they said, in diabetes treatment.
The device worked in one pig for more than a year and in another for nearly 10 months with no trouble, they reported in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
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A study in mice found that the breakdown of old bone to make way for new bone growth also helps to keep a healthy level of glucose in the blood.
A hormone called osteocalcin seems to be the link, it showed.
The Columbia team, writing in Cell, say the findings may lead to better drugs to help […]

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