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(haɪˈdʒi ə)

the ancient Greek goddess of health.
[< Greek, personification of hygíeiā health, derivative of hygiḗs healthy; see -ia]
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The app will enhance Hygieia's d-Nav Insulin Guidance Service, which uses Cloud-based technology and a small group of health care professionals to support physicians and help patients with diabetes achieve better glycemic control by providing personalized insulin adjustments.
Digital insulin company Hygieia disclosed on Wednesday the receipt of the 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a phone app to further enhance its d-Nav Insulin Guidance Service among people with Type 2 diabetes.
"I swear by Apollo Physician and Asclepius and Hygieia and Panaceia and all the gods and goddesses, making them my witnesses, that I will fulfill according to my ability and judgment this oath and this covenant:
I am reminded of Piero Portaluppi's derelict art deco spa or 'day hotel' beneath the Piazza Venezia in Milan, where guests once took thermal baths and were made elegant under the watchful eye of the goddess Hygieia.
Valetudo is the Roman goddess of health and hygiene; she's a descendant of Jupiter and known as Hygieia in Greek mythology.
Kadri proudly noted that she founded and is the first chairwoman of the ISSA Hygieia Network and launched a mentoring program to help overcome low-level roles and facilitate professional development for the Network.
On the other hand, they sought to establish Christianity against some powerful and well-established religions; that is, they developed Christological symbols that would replace Hermes' caduceus and especially Asclepius' and Hygieia's serpent." Thus with the advent of Christianity, both the woman and the serpent were demonized, and, body and sexual pleasure became an object of abhorrence.
Sealed Air is a founding member of the Hygieia Network - a women's forum dedicated to the advancement and retention of female professionals within the global cleaning industry - and Kadri is its inaugural chairwoman.
The Hippocratic Oath has been changed, but the original oath commenced with the following dedication, 'I swear by Apollo, the healer, Asclepius, Hygieia, and Panacea, and I take to witness all the gods, all the goddesses, to keep according to my ability and my judgment, the following Oath'.
This work is part of a research collaboration between Hygieia Innovation and the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, and is supported by the University of Malaya, High Impact Research Grant, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (Grant no.