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It’s official: we’ve entered the season of sweet treats! From snowman cookies to amazing pies to candy canes and alcohol-laced cocoa, it’s really difficult to overlook the variety of amazing sweets that bombard us, and the wonderful stories they bring to mind, especially close to the holidays. But what end result does this surge in sugar consumption have on senior health care?
Independence-4-Seniors Home Care, a DuPage County home care agency, knows that whenever finger pricks, sugar lows, and insulin injections are not far from the forefront of your thoughts, it can be stressful. Have faith, diabetic patients! The FDA has recently approved the first artificial pancreas - a hybrid closed-loop system that includes an insulin pump with a continuous glucose monitor. This tremendous creation… read more