Monthly Archives: April 2011

FURI Symposium showcases undergraduate research

This Friday, April 22, from 1- 3 pm, 119 students will be participating in the semi-annual Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Symposium. The Symposium is held outside the Engineering G-wing. FURI is designed to enhance and enrich a student’s engineering education by providing … Continue reading

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Shed a Tear for Diabetes: The Development of a Tear Glucose Sensor

By: Karmel Allison | April 19, 2011 Categories: Blood Sugar Control, Featured, Research Has diabetes ever made you cry? If Dr. Jeffrey La Belle and his team from the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University … Continue reading

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New device holds promise of making blood glucose testing easier

ASU engineers and clinicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona are developing a new type of self-monitoring sensor for diabetics that measures blood glucose from tear fluid. More than 23 million people in the United States have diabetes. The disease is … Continue reading

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TOUCH Tears in “Science Magazine News”

Glucose Testing Easier for Patients With Diabetes More than 23 million people in the United States have diabetes. The disease is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. It contributes to a higher risk for heart disease, … Continue reading

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Developing Glucose Sensors

Many people with diabetes have a difficult time managing their blood glucose levels. A new type of self-monitoring blood glucose sensor is now under development by Arizona State University (ASU) engineers along with clinicians at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. … Continue reading

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