Nanomedicine and its potential in diabetes research and practice

  title={Nanomedicine and its potential in diabetes research and practice},
  author={John C. Pickup and Zheng-liang Zhi and Faaizah Khan and Tania E Saxl and David Birch},
  journal={Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews},
Nanomedicine involves measurement and therapy at the level of 1–100 nm. Although the science is still in its infancy, it has major potential applications in diabetes. These include solving needs such as non‐invasive glucose monitoring using implanted nanosensors, with key techniques being fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) and fluorescence lifetime sensing, as well as new nano‐encapsulation technologies for sensors such as layer‐by‐layer (LBL) films. The latter might also achieve… 
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