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Image: A young woman with a CGM sensor on her arm and a smartphone in her hand; Copyright: PantherMedia/Romaset


Youth more likely to stick with CGM if they are part of decision to start


Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) tracks glucose levels of people with type I or type II diabetes through a device that monitors levels throughout the day. These devices improve control of blood sugar levels by alerting patients when their levels go too high or low, but patients need to use the technology consistently to derive a benefit.
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Highlights of REHACARE 2023


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Autism: The 1-Year Well-Baby Check-Up Approach


A novel strategy developed by autism researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine shows promise as a simple way for physicians to detect cases of Autism Syndrome Disorder, language or developmental delays in babies at an early age.
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Midlife Occupational Physical Activity Limits Mobility in Old Age


Strenuous occupational physical activity in midlife increases the risk of mobility limitation in old age, whereas leisure-time physical activity decreases the risk. This is found in a study which followed up 5,200 public sector employees for 28 years. The study was conducted at the Gerontology Research Center in Finland and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health.
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Photo gallery: Meeting point REHACARE – Where visitors and exhibitors can get together


Whether start-up or traditional company – we have them all. At REHACARE, visitors stay up to date with the latest auxiliary means for self-determined living. And the 960 international exhibitors benefit from numerous networking opportunities and visitor feedback.
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Social robots - programmable by everyone


The social robots of the startup LuxAI can be used, for example, in the educational or health system, where they would support trainers and therapists in their work. The robots can be programmed to practice vocabulary with children or to make rehabilitation exercises with stroke patients.
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Women with MS: Disease may not worsen after pregnancy after all


There's good news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS): Researchers now say the disease may not flare up again right after pregnancy as they had long believed, according to a preliminary study. Most people with MS have the relapsing-remitting form of the disease, where symptoms flare up, then go into periods of remission.
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Inclusive racing project: W&S Motorsport cooperates with PARAVAN


The US American Tim Horrell started with Henry Schwalbach in the GTC Race 2023 with a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport specially adapted by PARAVAN GmbH for W&S Motorsport.
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Genny’s self-balancing and two wheeled wheelchair gets an upgrade – revealed at REHACARE 2022


Inspired by the self-balancing Segway, Genny Mobility developed a wheelchair equivalent. What started as a newbie on the mobility aids market, now is ready for its third generation. The new wheelchair will be revealed in two weeks at this year’s REHACARE. Francesca Belotti allows for a little glimpse into what we can expect.
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Tokyo 2020: Official film to be produced


The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that they along with Japan’s public broadcaster NHK will jointly produce an official documentary film of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The documentary will follow athletes in the lead-up to and during the Paralympic Games.
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RA Patients Define Ideal Online Tool for Physical Activity


Results of the first study involving Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients in the development of an internet-based physical activity intervention show what is crucial for the adoption and maintenance of physical activity.
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Toddlers with Autism: Improved Social Skills Following Targeted Intervention


Targeting the core social deficits of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in early intervention programs yielded sustained improvements in social and communication skills even in very young children who have ASD, according to a study.
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Early Strokes: Many Young Adults With Long-lasting Disability


One-third of people who survive a stroke before age 50 are unable to live independently or need assistance with daily activities 10 years after their stroke.
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Targeted Intervention: Better Social Skills in Toddlers with Autism


Targeting the core social deficits of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in early intervention programs yielded sustained improvements in social and communication skills even in very young children who have ASD.
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Babies Take A First Step Toward Language


Watching children on the playground, we see them run, climb, slide, get up, and do it all again. While their movements are continuous, we language-users can easily divide them up and name each one. But what about people - babies - who don not yet have words? How do they make sense of a world in motion?
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Photo: Elderly man and woman in the break of a spinning class. He is drinking water, she is smiling at him; Copyright: Andrea Hegdahl Tiltnes, NTNU

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Getting older adults to be more active


Exercise and physical activity are good for our health, and soon Generation 100, a comprehensive study from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on the effects of exercise on aging will be able to tell us whether exercise actually prolongs life.
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Wheelchair Basketball: Germany announce teams for Hamburg 2018


Germany have named their men and women’s teams who will start at their home 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships, which take place from August 16th to 26th in Hamburg.
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MEYRA presents the world's first folding wheelchair NANO S


The company MEYRA has produced the first folding wheelchair named NANO S. It is a folding wheelchair with open frame and removable leg supports, which stands out with its lightness and stability.
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Healthy hiking in smart socks


Often, a one-sided weight loading is the reason for hurting feet. But only few notice while walking. That is where the "Smart Sock", developed by the Professorship of Sports Equipment and Technology of the Chemnitz University of Technology and in cooperation with the textile producer Lindner from Hohenstein-Ernstthal, starts.
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