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Information and News Relating to Disability, Health and Medical Fields
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Automated Insulin Delivery and Monitoring System for Younger Pediatric Patients Approved by FDA - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration #FDA today expanded the approval of the #MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system, a #diabetes management device that is intended to automatically monitor #glucose (sugar) and provide appropriate basal #insulin doses with little or no input from the user, to include individuals aged 7 to 13 with type 1 diabetes.
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FDA Approves Glucose Monitoring System with Implantable Sensor and App for Adults with Diabetes - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration #FDA today approved the #Eversense Continuous #Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system for use in people 18 years of age and older with #diabetes This is the first FDA approved CGM system to include a fully implantable sensor to detect glucose, which can be worn for up to 90 days.
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iPad Use and Incorrect Posture Can Cause Neck Pain - Is your #iPad being a literal #pain in the neck? The answer is likely yes - especially if you're a young adult or a woman. #iPadNeck - persistent pain in the neck and upper shoulders caused by slouching or bending into extreme positions while using #tablet #computers - is a growing problem among Americans, according to a new UNLV study.
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International Blind Sports Federation Paralympic Qualifier - Fort Wayne, IN - Summer 2019 - #TurnstoneCenter has announced that they will be hosting the International #Blind #Sports Federation #IBSA #Goalball and #Judo #Paralympic Qualifying Competition June 30 - July 10, 2019 in #FortWayne, IN. The 2019 IBSA Goalball and Judo Paralympic Qualifying Competition will provide some of the world's best #athletes with #visualimpairments the chance to book their ticket to the #Tokyo2020 #ParalympicGames Events will be held at #Turnstone Center, #IndianaTech and the #GrandWayneCenter
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The Future is Now: 1 in 5 Brits Believe We are Already Co-Existing with Robots - #ukroboticsweek #UKRW18 - Significant growth is forecast in the global #robotics industry and it's not gone unnoticed among the #British public, with 20% saying the #UK industry has progressively 'massively' over the last few years and will continue to advance. Now in its third year, #UKRoboticsWeek will see #robotic focused activities taking place up and down the country, spanning lectures, conferences, #hackathons, and open days.
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Youth with Disabilities Resolve to Affirm Their Identity - The Youth Day #DisabilityAwareness Event that was held at the busy #Soshanguve Crossing Mall on Saturday, 16 June 2018 attracted a throng of young persons with #disabilities together with their abled-bodied counterparts. The abiding objective of the event was for the youth #disability sector to introspect and identify challenges that impede their active participation in social spaces and economic activities.
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#Paralyzed Man Rocks with# Jamboxx Musical Device He Invented - Jamboxx inventor and #quadriplegic #musician #DaveWhalen asks fans to help send him to the major league with viral campaign #JamboxxAnthem #SendDave2Majors
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Male and Female Clothing Size Conversion Charts - Our international #shoe and #clothing size conversion charts will assist you in selecting the right size #clothes if you are ordering online from overseas countries such as China, Japan, UK, Italy etc. The clothes sizing system in China can be quite confusing as they use a variety of systems depending on the item, e.g., blouses, pants, shoes, hats, etc., as well as whether the clothing is intended for domestic use only or export. #Chinese "large" is typically smaller than an #American small. If the clothing produced in China is for American use, add 2 to 3 sizes to that and shop for the adjusted size. For example: Size Medium + 2 to 3 levels size adjustment = Size XL to XXL.
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#IDEA and the Current State of #IEPs - - The #specialeducation laws in existence today have been in practice since 1977. Aimed to provide #students with #specialneeds an #education in an #inclusion setting however, the practical application of the current laws has become increasingly problematic for general education #teachers ...
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World's Largest Autism Grant Will Transform Research - The largest #research #grant ever given for #neurodevelopmental conditions has been awarded by the Innovative #Medicines Initiative to an international consortium academically led by the Institute of #Psychiatry, #Psychology & #Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London. The €115 million grant, titled #Autism Innovative #Medicine Studies-2-Trials #AIMS2Trials will increase our understanding of autism and help develop new therapies to improve health outcomes and quality of life for #autistic people.
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