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Experimental phone app works with insulin pumps to control diabetes

(Reuters Health) – An artificial pancreas system that uses a smart phone app coupled with a glucose sensor and an insulin pump has shown promise in a preliminary trial in people with type 1 diabetes, researchers report. Currently, patients with type 1 diabetes must check their blood sugar levels throughout the day. Many use insulin… Read More »

Trump administration weakens Obamacare birth control coverage mandate

Under the Affordable Care Act, employer-provided health insurance plans are required to cover birth control as a preventive service. Now, the US Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule providing exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate to entities that object to such coverage based on religious beliefs. The second final rule… Read More »