Monthly Archives: March 2011

Students help orphans in Mexico

By Tiana Chavez March 31, 2011 at 12:26 pm An ASU student group is working to bring hope to orphans and to encourage them to pursue a college education. Camp H.O.P.E., which stands for Helping Orphans Prosper through Education, is … Continue reading

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ASU, Mayo Clinic team work to help diabetes patients

New device holds promise of making blood glucose testing easier People with diabetes could be helped by a new type of self-monitoring blood glucose sensor being developed by ASU engineers and clinicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

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Diabetes Self-Monitoring: Shed a Tear to Test Blood Sugar Level

For a diabetic, nothing is more bothersome than self-testing to monitor blood sugar levels. Current monitoring devices typically require patients to perform the painful task of pricking their finger to draw blood for a test sample. And many patients must … Continue reading

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Valley researchers work on new blood sugar test

PHOENIX — More than 23 million Americans who suffer from diabetes and prick their fingers several times a day to check glucose levels may soon have an alternative, thanks to research underway in the Valley. A team from Arizona State … Continue reading

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New Blood Glucose Test Sensor Uses Tear Fluid

New Blood Glucose Test Sensor Uses Tear Fluid For those who suffer from diabetes, the pain that comes with pricking one’s finger often discourages consistent blood glucose monitoring. However, with a new sensor from engineers at Arizona State University and … Continue reading

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Fulton faculty profile: Jeffrey La Belle

Assistant Professor Research, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering and the Biodesign Institute Leading use-inspired research: La Belle’s research focus on noninvasive sensing and point-of-care technologies has led to a number of projects that tackle societal challenges. Some of … Continue reading

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New Device Holds Promise of Making Blood Glucose Testing Easier for Patients with Diabetes

TEMPE, Ariz — People with diabetes could be helped by a new type of self-monitoring blood glucose sensor being developed by Arizona State University engineers and clinicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. More than 23 million people in the United … Continue reading

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Body Parts at BODY WORLDS 2011

Alex Walsh, Toni Horton, Abbey Soulek, Kenyon McAferty, and Dr. La Belle presented “Body Parts” at Body Worlds 2011 in the AZ Science Center in Phoenix. Visitors were entertained with how to make Body Parts. Beginning with replicating bones, adding … Continue reading

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