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Dr. Evan Los with one of his patients, Sophia, and her diabetes dog St. Nick.

Can Dogs Help Sniff Out Low Blood Sugar In Diabetes?

For people with diabetes who take insulin, the risk of losing consciousness from low blood sugar is a constant fear. Devices called continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) can alert wearers to dropping levels, but not everyone has access to them. And even among those who do, some prefer a furrier and friendlier alert option: A service dog with special training to alert owners when their blood sugar reaches dangerously low levels.

Akilah debate team members (from left) Phylis Kabano, Sonia Rugwiro and Mireille Umutoni Sekamana prepare to compete in a debate tournament.

Invisibilia: No One Thought This All-Woman's Debate Team Could Crush It

Editor's note: This post is an adaptation of the latest episode of the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations.

In high school, Mireille Umutoni Sekamana aspired to be a club president rather than just secretary. And why not? She lives in a country where women seem to face no barriers, no discrimination.

In the Parliament, for example, women hold more than half the seats. No country has a better record than that.

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes the stage on the final night of the Democratic National Convention.

FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night, delivering a speech that lays out her plan to address terror threats and create jobs.

NPR's politics team is annotating Clinton's speech below — we will continue to update tonight. Portions commented on are highlighted, followed by analysis, context and fact check in italics.

Khizr Khan, father of Humayun Khan, who was killed while serving in Iraq with the U.S. Army, gestures as his wife looks on during the final evening of the Democratic National Convention.

WATCH: Muslim Father Of Fallen Soldier Tells Trump 'You Have Sacrificed Nothing'

Khizr Khan, the father of an American Muslim captain killed in Iraq, had a message for Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night:

"Have you ever been to Arlington cemetery? Go look at the graves of brave patriots who died defending the United States of America. You will see all faiths, genders and ethnicities. You have sacrificed nothing and no one."

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Wednesday night following President Obama's speech.

Under Pressure: This Could Be The Most Important Speech Of Hillary Clinton's Life

Hillary Clinton is no stranger to speaking at political conventions — she has done it four times before. But nothing will compare to the pressure and sky-high expectations she faces tonight when she will accept the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the first woman of a major political party ever to do so.

She is expected to hit opponent Donald Trump but also lay out her own vision for America — likely a more positive take on the country than her GOP rival, and more in the style of President Obama's speech Wednesday night.

Delegates from New York hold signs in support of Hillary Clinton during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

At The Democratic Convention, Choreographing A Sea Of Signs

If you've been watching the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on TV, you've probably seen it happen a few times already: Every few minutes, a fresh wave of brightly colored signs — bearing campaign slogans like "Stronger Together" or "Love Trumps Hate" — spreads across the convention floor like wildfire.

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

California Gov. Jerry Brown On The Power Of Outsider Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has been in politics since the 1960s, and launched multiple runs for president himself.

In 1992, he ran as the outsider candidate — chastising the incumbent parties that had "failed their duty."

"They've placed their own interest about the national interest," he said during the speech that kicked off his campaign. They've allowed themselves to be trapped and in some cases corrupted by the powerful forces of greed. It's time for them go!"

Ameera, 6, walks with assistance at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. She is recovering from a gunshot wound sustained when she was caught in a firefight between U.S. and Afghan soldiers and Taliban insurgents.

Ameera, A 6-Year-Old Afghan, Prepares To Walk Out Of U.S. Military Hospital

Earlier this year, a 6-year-old girl was shot and badly wounded during a firefight between U.S. and Afghan forces and the Taliban. Her father, a Taliban fighter, her mother and some siblings were all killed in the gun battle.

Dr. Chance Henderson, a Texas-born orthopedic surgeon, was there when the girl, whom NPR is calling Ameera, was brought to the hospital at the Bagram Airfield outside Kabul.

"I remember her quite vividly there on that stretcher, and how tiny she looked," he says.