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This Week’s Top Stories On Diabetes!

Apple has a secret team working on the holy grail for treating diabetes

Apple has hired a small team of biomedical engineers to work at a nondescript office in Palo Alto, California, miles from corporate headquarters. (read more)

Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the rise among children, teens

Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are increasing among youth in the United States, according to a report, Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002-2012, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. (read more)

Making Medical History: Teen suffering from type 1 diabetes receives artificial pancreas

CONNECTICUT (CBSMiami) – A Connecticut teenager is making medical history. She’s one of the first in the country to receive a so called artificial pancreas. The new technology could change the lives of tens of thousands of people living with type 1 diabetes. (read more)

How diabetes got to be the no. 1 killer in Mexico

Mario Alberto Maciel Tinajero looks like a fairly healthy 68-year-old. He has a few extra pounds on his chest but he’s relatively fit. Yet he’s suffered for the last 20 years from what he calls a “terrible” condition: diabetes. (read more)