News of Local Interest

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Patients at the Santa Barbara Artificial Kidney Center are finding that a good listener is a welcome friend during their thrice-weekly dialysis sessions.
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Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is taking part in trials of an insulin inhaler. The FDA could approve the use of this type of insulin within five years.
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A new implant system to monitor and maintain blood sugar levels may someday replace needles and finger sticks. Testing is being done right here in Santa Barbara.
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 Santa Barbara High School is leading the way with nutritious choices in campus vending machines.
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Henry Murillo (left) has moved on after nearly three years of dialysis, but the boxy machine that kept him alive remains at the Santa Barbara Artificial Kidney Dialysis Center.
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