Latest Hypo alert dog Stories

2009-06-22 15:16:45

Dogs are now being trained in Britain to warn diabetic owners when their blood sugar levels take a dangerous plunge. Most people know that dogs are often used in searching for illegal drugs and explosives, and a few have heard that man's best friend has proven himself even capable of sniffing out certain cancer cells. But now, these amazing creatures are pioneering a new frontier in diabetes care after recent evidence indicated that a dog's hypersensitive nose can detect incredibly small...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.