North River Home Care Blog

Holiday Sugar Indulging and How It Affects Older Adults

It’s here: we’ve gotten into the season of sweet treats! From sugar cookies to pecan pies to candy canes and chocolate mint cocoa, it’s tough to overlook the overabundance of delicious sweets that bombard us, and the special thoughts they bring to mind, particularly close to the holidays. But what result does this surge in sugar consumption have on our health and wellness,

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Exciting Diabetes Breakthrough: The First FDA Approved Artificial Pancreas

When finger pricks, sugar ranges, and insulin injections are often at the forefront of your brain, take heart, diabetic patients: the Food and Drug Administration has recently approved the very first manufactured pancreas – a hybrid closed-loop system that comes with an insulin pump accompanied by a continuous glucose monitor.

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