Jeff Byers - Contributing Writer

Jeff Byers - Contributing Writer

Stories by Jeff Byers - Contributing Writer

Diabetes management gets personal

Type 2 diabetes management is getting a little more personal for employees at Acosta Sales and Marketing who have the condition. The Jacksonville, Fla.-based self-insured employer is embarking on a six-month mobile diabetes self-management pilot program that uses individual action plans.

Nanosensors bring diabetics closer to a life without needles

Diabetics may soon be able to focus on tissue fluids such as sweat or tears rather than blood when checking blood glucose levels. Recently developed biosensor technology in nano-form from Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems (IMS) is offering the chance of a non-invasive approach via digital biometric analysis that can be radioed to a mobile device.