One attack identified a radio signal that, if re-broadcast, would have switched off a heart defibrillator.
So what’s the connection of metabolic disease to bacteria? Well, for one thing, we know that in obese people the bacterial population in the gut is different, and the different population of bacteria may lead to a vicious cycle contributing to obesity.
Eating bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats can raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that identifies the real bad boys of the meat counter.
Luke Wessel was four years old when he figured out how to hide the glucose meter his parents used to monitor his diabetes. He associated the device with uncomfortable finger pricks needed to test his blood sugar, so he hid the meter under rugs or beneath his mattress. “It was like an Easter egg hunt every day,” says his father, Paul Wessel, an inventor and entrepreneur. In contrast, Luke treasured his Nintendo (NTDOY) Game Boy—which gave his dad an idea: How about a video game that would reward Luke for every drop of blood he drew?