Article Excerpt: People with diabetes tend to maintain healthier blood sugar levels in the warmer months from April to September, according to a Dartmouth study published on Friday in Science Advances. The researchers accessed data from wearable glucose monitors that showed how 137 people aged 2 to 76 living primarily with type 1, aka juvenile, diabetes managed their blood sugar on a daily basis. By analyzing more than 91,000 days of data, the study provides the most detailed look yet at how diabetes management can vary by month, day, age, and even how experienced a patient is with the condition. “We’re looking for specific patterns that could potentially inform clinical guidelines and set the stage for targeted interventions,” says Temiloluwa Prioleau, assistant professor of computer science, one of the study co-authors.
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