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Newer, smarter app for Contour Next One users

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ascensia’s Contour Next One meter (front) and smartphone Contour Diabetes app (back). As of today there is a newer, smarter app that works with Ascensia’s Contour Next One blood test meter. An update on the existing app – and available for free from read more »

Submission for Libre on prescription

Friday, October 14th, 2016 | 0 Comments
At the moment in the UK, the FreeStyle Libre system from Abbott is available to purchase online by interested diabetics and is also being used by the NHS in certain circumstances. It is not yet available on prescription but the company’s plan read more »

Follow the Libre

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pharmaceutical and medical technology company Abbott recently hosted an event in Stockholm for a gathering of European bloggers, many of whom were sporting one of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre sensors, as well as insulin pumps. The event was to bring news to the European read more »

SugarBEAT glucose monitoring system

Monday, July 11th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Nemaura Medical, based in Loughborough, UK, received European regulatory (CE) approval, and following improvements to the user interface and reduction in size of the device, plans to introduce its SugarBEAT continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system to the European market in early 2017. read more »

Hypoband can give hypo warnings at night

Monday, June 27th, 2016 | 0 Comments
The HypoBand is a cold sweat alarm that works with smartphones via Bluetooth. You wear the band like a watch, which works by detecting cold sweat, a symptom of low blood glucose levels, and sends a signal to the app on your read more »

Cook and Count Carbs app update for diabetes

Monday, October 26th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Cook & Count Carbs Android app is now available on the GooglePlay app store. Cook & Count Carbs is a nutritional app for people with diabetes specifically designed for use with home cooking. Some people with Type 1 diabetes use ready read more »

Get connected with iHealth diabetes

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The iHealth Gluco is a connected blood test meter that measures glucose levels in the blood and then displays them on your smartphone and iPad to assess and maybe amend your treatment in order to gain greater control. iHealth manufactures and distributes read more »

Philips Healthcare diabetes app

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 | 0 Comments
Philips Healthcare has introduced a diabetes app with integrated community, meaning that it enables connected care for patients and clinicians. The app is believed to be the first of its kind and has been produced in conjunction with Dutch Radboud university medical read more »

Diabetes Cook & Count Carbs app for Android now available

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Cook & Count Android app is now available on the GooglePlay app store. Cook & Count is a nutritional app for people with diabetes specifically designed for use with home cooking. Some people with Type 1 diabetes use ready meals or read more »

Health Fabric ‘joined up’ health app

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Described as ‘a social platform for healthcare’, Health Fabric uses the digital technology that we use in many of our daily activities such as banking, shopping, keeping up with social/business/worldly affairs which can all be accessed with mobile and tablet devices. Health and read more »
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