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Diabetics beware! Your insulin pump can be hacked

In the current age of cyber insecurity, even medical devices are vulnerable to hacks. A security researcher has found that insulin pumps for diabetics may be in danger of being the latest target of computer hackers.

Fenofibrate cuts risk of diabetes-related amputation: Study

Sydney, May 21: Researchers in Australia, Finland and New Zealand have found that the risk of limb amputation in patients with type 2 diabetes can be reduced by Fenofibrate. The drug, originally used to lower blood fat levels in diabetics, was found to cut the chances of minor amputation by 36 percent.