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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 hands-on lab experience, independent and thesis-based research and travel to national conferences. Students select, design […]

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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 are successful in their current endeavor, diabetics may be able to put their tears to […]

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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 the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. It contributes to a higher […]

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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, blindness, kidney failure, lower extremity amputations and other chronic conditions. Many people with diabetes are […]

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