Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps is no longer accepting new patients for proton therapy.
An article about top new medical technology in 2014 by the U-T San Diego featured the Scripps Proton Therapy Center which uses ProBeam, pencil-beam technology to treat cancer.
The article also featured Share, a blood glucose monitoring technology from San Diego-based DexCom, which is being tested at Scripps Health for generating an alert when a diabetes patient’s blood sugar is headed into a danger zone, according to Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, an endocronologist and corporate vice president for the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute.
The U-T article: Technology Sparks New Medical Devices, is not available at this time.