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Breath test could replace finger-pricking for diabetics, thanks to dogs

It's been known for some time that dogs can detect the onset of hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) in the Breath of type 1 diabetics – there are even helper dogs that are trained to do so. Now, scientists at the University of Cambridge believe that they may have figured out just what it is that those dogs are smelling. The discovery could potentially lead to a breathalyzer-like replacement for uncomfortable finger-prick tests.

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Category: Health & Wellbeing

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  • Diabetes
  • University of Cambridge
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