Posts tagged as diabetes

Lithuanian startup develops crucial gadget for people with diabetes

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

A Lithuanian startup has developed a medical device to help people with diabetes avoid serious and potentially crippling complications, the company said in a press release. Feetsee, developed by the Lithuania-based company Diabetis JSC, is a device for self-monitoring feet and identifying inflammation at an early stage. People with diabetes face a higher risk of developing foot ulcers due to neuropathy and ischemia, a complication that affects about 10 percent…

Hospital: 1st type sugar diabetes is diagnosed too late for children in Latvia

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Too often is 1st type sugar diabetes is diagnosed in late stages for children in Latvia. This is because parents and society in general are not well-informed of this disease, as confirmed by endocrinologists of Children’s Clinical University Hospital. 88.4% of children diagnosed with diabetes are hospitalized in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis, doctors say. «Every year 75-85 children in Latvia are diagnosed with sugar diabetes. If symptoms were identified sooner,…