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The need for less waste and more recycling in diabetes technology

03/10/2022

A presentation at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes highlighted the need for sustainability in diabetes. Waste generated by diabetes products should be reduced. In the U.S., the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) is spearheading efforts to reduce diabetes-related waste.
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High school students with disabilities achieve better outcomes in inclusive academic settings

28/09/2022

A study from the Indiana University examines results of special education placements in Indiana schools. The result was that high school students with disabilities who spent 80% of their instructional time in general education classrooms performed better on state reading and math tests.
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Photo: The booth of ReWalk with many exoskeletons and visitors at the fair REHACARE 2019. Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

German Federal Social Court Schedules Hearing on Classification of Exoskeleton Medical Devices

26/09/2022

ReWalk Robotics, a manufacturer of robotic medical devices for people with lower extremity disabilities, has announced that the German Federal Social Court is scheduling a hearing on the classification of exoskeleton medical devices for people with spinal cord injuries.
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Telehealth makes hearing health care more equitable

26/09/2022

Digital health solutions can enhance audiology services in clinical and research settings. Research teams are currently expanding several hearing health audiological studies they have conducted in rural Alaska. Remote technology can provide quality health care access regardless of location, make clinical studies more robust and representative.
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First inclusive E-Kart Slalom Trophy with final round at the Lausitzring

21/09/2022

A total of 17 participants traveled to the Lausitzring for the finale of the inclusive E-Kart Slalom Trophy. The race offered young people with and without disability the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in direct competition.
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