FDA Approves 90-Day Glucose Sensor [video]

FDA Approves 90-Day Glucose Sensor [video]

Diabetes is a disease that prevents the body from regulating blood sugar. Many diabetics must take blood samples to check their glucose levels, and adjust their insulin doses accordingly. Finger sticks for blood testing can be inconvenient at best, as well as painful...
Wearable Quietly Diagnoses Dizziness

Wearable Quietly Diagnoses Dizziness

As a member of the 65+ years old cohort, I have a keen interest in statements about health and wellness issues purportedly common to my age group. I already knew that seniors tend to have higher blood pressure levels, greater chances of obesity, diabetes, and...
Biomarker Aids Autism Diagnosis

Biomarker Aids Autism Diagnosis

The subject of intense research for decades, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) still baffles scientists, frustrates parents and teachers, and confuses the general public. Autism was first labeled 110 years ago, but it wasn’t until 1987 that the medical profession...
Medicare Approves Smartphone Use with CGMs

Medicare Approves Smartphone Use with CGMs

Wearable sensors are transforming healthcare practice in ways that could not be imagined even a few decades ago. They make it possible to monitor patients more closely and around the clock. Alerts can be generated if readings stray outside a target range. Data can be...