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Good vibrations: Muscle stimulation might help stave off type 2 diabetes.

By Merrill Douglas On Aug 15, 2005

If you don’t exercise, you increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, an ailment that health officials say has reached epidemic levels. Leann Lesperance is looking for ways to...… Read more

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A tiny pump promises big time performance: BU invention could ‘sweeten’ diabetes therapy within five years

By Ingrid Husisian On Jun 1, 2003

...sample, analyzes it, and tells other components how to act in response. Zhong’s device has significant potential in the treatment of diabetes because it is small enough to be inserted...… Read more

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BU tapped for $1 million federal grant to expand nursing education opportunities

By Marty Doorey On Jun 20, 2002

...with diabetes. Spencer notes that many of those with diabetes were elderly and had to travel great distances to learn how to care for their diabetes. To solve the issue,...… Read more

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NYSTAR award jump starts partnership behind vibrational therapy device

By Katie Ellis On Apr 15, 2005

...calendar year, it’s more likely to be early next year.” However, there are also long-term effects, such as osteoporosis and Type 2 diabetes, which are believed to be linked to...… Read more

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Center for Protein Dynamics gets $200k federal boost

By Research Advancement On Mar 26, 2003

...to establish our Innovative Technologies Complex and support our Center for Protein Dynamics, helping our researchers make significant advances in disease diagnostics, early interventions for such diseases as diabetes, cancer...… Read more

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Symposium explores research funding

By Katie Ellis On Mar 26, 2003

...the priorities of our investors. “These research initiatives are already leading to significant advances in disease control and transplant diagnostics, early intervention in such disease processes as diabetes, cancer and...… Read more

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Researcher explores physiological links to schizophrenia

By Christopher Allbritton On Dec 1, 2016

...Morra, which Strauss supervised, found that medical conditions such as diabetes, a high waist-to-hip ratio and especially high blood pressure were “particularly associated with a range of cognitive deficits” that...… Read more