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TRIVIA TIME!


Last month, we asked for the name of the person who developed the original urine dipstick chemistry for measuring glucose levels back in 1956.

ANSWER: Helen Murray Free.  Recipient of the 2009 National Medal of Technology and Innovation, Ms. Free originally went to college to become a Latin teacher.  On the advice of her dormitory housemother, she changed her major to chemistry, and the rest is history.  Ms. Free passed away recently at the age of 98.

8-) Congrats to Joanne Milo, founder of the Loop and Learn group in Southern California, for being the first person to provide the correct answer!


 

NEW QUESTION:

telemedicine

There is no question that virtual healthcare and telemedicine received a major shot in the arm (no pun intended) as a result of the pandemic.  Prior to COVID-19, less than 1% of people with diabetes received their care virtually.  At its peak in the spring of 2020, what percentage of visits to diabetes clinics were conducted via telemedicine?

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*The first person to submit the correct answer wins their choice of book from our in-store or online bookstore.