Global Technology – April 2015
Let’s focus on this month’s most important advances in technology.
Diabetes results from too few insulin-producing “beta cells” in the pancreas secreting too little insulin, the hormone that is needed to keep blood sugar levels in the normal range. The disease afflicts 380 million people worldwide and leads to major medical complications, including heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, and limb amputation.
Loss of insulin-producing beta cells has long been recognized as a cause of Type 1 diabetes, in which the immune .....