Diabetes

Fitness & Sport Diabetes-Focused Insurance Startup Charges Fees Only If Patients Improve

Digital health service Vitra proposes an innovative payment model, not charging fees unless patients improve, and providing no medications but instead offering diabetes patients natural management and online coaching

Food & Beverage Grocery Shoppers Can Scan Any Product For Personalized Nutrition Labels

Called Pinto, the food-scanning app finds the right items for any diet plan, tailoring the grocery-shopping process for customers' specific needs

Design 3D-Printed Lens Detects Eye Disease

A teenage girl successfully created lens that can diagnosis a specific eye condition

Health Contact Lens Helps Diabetic Patients Check Their Blood Sugar

The device being developed at Oregon State University can inform the wearer if their blood sugar is beginning to run low

Technology Temporary Tattoos for Diabetics Monitor Blood Glucose Levels

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have tested a proof-of-concept tattoo that extracts and measures glucose

Gaming & Play Teddy Bear Helping Kids Navigate Diabetes

The toy provides education through play as children help him manage his own illness

Innovation Google Develops Blood Sugar-Monitoring Contact Lenses For Diabetics

One of the biggest Internet companies has developed the smallest blood sugar reader.

Innovation Control Diabetes For 10 Day Stretches With Injectable Nanoparticles

A new way to keep the disease in check would negate the need for daily injections.

Advertising Real-Talking 'Coca-Cola Bears' Exposes Dangers Of Soda Consumption [Video]

New ad campaign from the Center for Science in the Public Interest warns of the dangers of sugar.

Partner Content PSFK Picks: Top 10 Health Innovations Of The Week

From a Facebook for doctors to a smartphone with built-in health sensors, we bring you the most innovative stories from the world of wellness research.

Innovation Nearly 1 In 4 U.S. Teens Has Diabetes Or Prediabetes [Headlines]

In just 10 years, the number of teens with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes more than doubled, jumping from 9% in 1999-2000 to 23% in 2007-2008.

Gaming & Play PSFK Pick’s: Top 10 Health Innovations Of The Week

We bring you the most stimulating and exciting stories from the world of wellness research.

Partner Content Capsules Embedded Under The Skin Release Medication When You're Sick

NASA has developed technology that would allow doses to be administered automatically without the patient's involvement.

Luxury GE's X-Ray Free MRI May Help Solve Obesity Epidemic

Worlds most powerful full body scanner now has fewer harmful side effects, and has increased in size and comfort to accommodate larger patients.

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