RetinaRisk wins NLS Invest Rising Star Award
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RetinaRisk wins NLS Invest Rising Star Award

Following a tight battle between 80 candidates, the prestigious NLS Invest has given an award to RetinaRisk, alongside ApoGlyx from Sweden and Respinor from Norway as a “Rising Star” in the Digital/E-Health chapter for startups and selected to pitch to investors at the NLS Days. As per Nordic Life Sciences News, “The three winners will…

Will the ‘Global Diabetes Compact’ bring a brighter future for people with diabetes?
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Will the ‘Global Diabetes Compact’ bring a brighter future for people with diabetes?

Today marks the launch of the ´Global Diabetes Compact’. The noble initiative was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the diabetes community. The goal is to move forward the diabetes agenda and support countries offering early diagnosis, treatment and care to everyone living with diabetes. The initiative focuses on prevention, improved…

How Is Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosed And Treated
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How Is Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosed And Treated

Early diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy is key to prevent vision loss.   Diabetic retinopathy refers to a condition caused due to the damage to the retina in patients with diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes can result in the persistently elevated levels of sugar in the blood due to which the light-sensitive part of the eye…

How To Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy?
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How To Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes. It’s an eye condition that affects blood vessels in the retina, the innermost layer lining the back of the inside the eye. It occurs due to damage to the small capillaries that supply blood to the light-sensitive retina at the back of the eye….

Are Diet Drinks Safe For People With Diabetes?
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Are Diet Drinks Safe For People With Diabetes?

When you have diabetes, you must constantly be aware of what you eat and drink. Healthy food choices and monitoring of eating habits helps you keep your blood glucose levels in check. Persistent high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) may lead to long-term complications, such as kidney- or nerve damage and even sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy. In…

Can You Use Expired Diabetes Test Strips?
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Can You Use Expired Diabetes Test Strips?

Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is an essential part of good diabetes care. Keeping an eye on your blood sugar levels helps you make decisions, in collaboration with your healthcare team, about nutrition, physical activities and when to take your medications. These are all important decisions that can delay or prevent diabetes complications such…

Guide to OCT Eye Scans & Real-Time Scanners
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Guide to OCT Eye Scans & Real-Time Scanners

There’s exciting news on dealing with retinal issues, many of which are diabetes-related: European researchers have developed a new real-time scanner to create a full image of the moving eye, without any blurring. Teaming up with the photonics innovation hub ACTPHAST 4R, scientists at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam are moving their scanner concept to demonstrator…

How Can A Smart Diabetes Patch Improve Life For People With Diabetes?
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How Can A Smart Diabetes Patch Improve Life For People With Diabetes?

It’s a potential game-changer for people living with diabetes. Researchers and bioengineers at three major universities in the United States — UCLA, MIT and the North Carolina School of Medicine — have developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could revolutionize diabetes treatment by monitoring and managing glucose levels in people with diabetes and delivering the…