Medical Moment: Infant diabetes

Updated: May. 24, 2021 at 5:36 PM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Just over one million people in the U.S. are living with Type I diabetes, including infants.

And treatment for these little patients often involves finger pricks throughout the day to test blood sugar levels.

Now, for one little girl, a new type of technology is getting rid of that difficult step.

Martie Salt has more in today’s Medical Moment.

Unlike other blood sugar sensors, this one needs to be changed once every ten days.

Parents can even monitor the levels from their cell phones, and doctors say the benefits are enormous.

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