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Sensor Adventure: a look at CGM and Flash glucose monitoring sensors

Thursday, October 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Model wears Dexcom CGM sensor and reader. What is CGM? Simply standing for continuous glucose monitoring, CGM has taken a long time to be truly appreciated. Considered expensive, only with increased usage by both HCPs becoming familiar with the technology as well as read more »

Home assessment for diabetic footcare

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Neuropad is a non-invasive and painless screening test for diabetic foot problems (peripheral autonomic neuropathy). As dryness of the skin of the feet correlates with the potential for foot ulceration, the Neuropad screening test may detect symptoms of diabetic foot syndrome, a read more »

Making Carbs Count Goat

Monday, October 16th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not everyone feels comfortable eating meat other than the basics – beef, lamp pork and poultry. Some might even venture as far as veal, venison and game birds. But what about goat? Familiar in many cultures, goat meat is gaining a following in read more »

Vaccine for T1D

Friday, October 13th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Written by Chelsea Gohd for Futurism.com, “It has been suggested, for quite some time now, that T1D could be related to viral infection, which has lead some to propose the possibility of creating a vaccine for the disease. In Finland, researchers have been read more »

DRWF diabetes wellness days in Warwick and Hartlepool

Thursday, October 12th, 2017 | 0 Comments
A new Diabetes Wellness Day Midlands event offers information and support to people living across the central region of the country. Family members, friends and carers and those with an interest in diabetes are encouraged to take part. At each event read more »

New book for gestational diabetes by Dr Paul Grant

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | 0 Comments
More than 35,000 pregnant women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes each year in England and Wales, many feel as if the condition’s onset signals a failure to care for their own health. It’s something Dr Paul Grant experienced first-hand during his wife’s read more »

GlucoRx buys Inside Biometrics

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 | 0 Comments
As reported by Scott McCulloch for Insider.co.uk, Inside Biometrics has been sold out of administration to Woking-based GlucoRx Ltd. The healthcare technology company, launched in 2015, had developed a self-tracking products for people with diabetes called KEYA Smart – a test strip read more »

Alcoholic drink reduces risk of T2D?

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Drinking a few times a week ‘reduces diabetes risk’. The BBC reported that people who drink three to four times a week are less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than those who never drink, Danish researchers suggest. Wine appears to read more »

Animas exits insulin pump market globally

Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 Comments
According to an announcement made by the company on 5th October, Animas Corporation is to close operations and exit the insulin pump market in the US and Canada immediately. The company is to work with Medtronic as a partner-of-choice to help ensure read more »

DRWF follow the AMRC recommendations (video)

Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 Comments
DRWF (Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation) have committed over £10 million to Research since 1999. Each year the charity awards up to six Pump Priming (project) grants and either a Clinical or Non-Clinical three-year Fellowship, as well as funding on-going commitments to read more »

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