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MONITORS FOR THE ELDERLY

Today, many children and young adults are sporting an insulin pump, which automatically measures your BGLs, transmitting details to a smartphone or portable reader. As this technology takes readings of BGLs at all hours of the day for up to two weeks without the need to take finger-pricks, researchers from England’s University of East Anglia found those with memory problems (such as dementia and Alzheimer’s) could benefit from these monitors. As the elderly, especially those with memory problems, are more prone to forgetting to check their levels, or forget what to do to bring them up/down, the research, published in the journal BMJ Open, suggests monitors should be more widely available to people of all ages.

AN AVO A DAY

Researchers at the University of Guelph in Canada have recently found a compound that may prevent the development of type 2 in mice. This compound, called avocatin B or AvoB, is found only in avocados. During this study, mice were fed a high-fat diet – designed to promote insulin

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