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App aid for insulin dosing (coming soon)

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lilly’s Go Dose app for adjusting Humalog (mealtime) insulin received FDA clearance in January; launch timing has not been announced. Lynn Kennedy and Adam Brown reporting on US diabetes news site Diatribe, write about Sanofi’s similar dosing app: “Sanofi’s My Dose Coach, read more »

Mood tool from Diabetes UK

Monday, June 26th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Diabetes UK has introduced a new tool for healthcare professionals to support people with diabetes who may be feeling emotionally low or depressed. The Mood Information Prescription helps generate a structured conversation between a healthcare professional and a person with diabetes who read more »

Owen Mumford’s Unifine Pentips Plus innovation rewarded

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 | 0 Comments
Owen Mumford has been recognised as a winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation 2017. The innovation award celebrates organisations showing outstanding and/or sustained commercial success over a period of years. The winners were chosen by the Queen, on advice of read more »

Making Carbs Count: Greek Yoghurt

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 | 0 Comments
The reason that Greek yogurt is so much thicker and creamier than regular yogurt is because the whey is strained off giving it a denser consistency. Greek yogurt has more protein than regular yogurt. Greek-style yogurt on the other hand is simply read more »

The BiAP insulin pump, an update

Monday, June 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments
In February 2014 we ran a feature on the development of the BiAP, a Bio-Inspired Artificial Pancreas. Here we catch up with Nick Oliver, Professor of Metabolism at Imperial College, who reports on current progress of the research. By Sue Marshall. Dr Nick read more »

Pedal for 7 by Team Novo Nordisk

Friday, June 16th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Team Novo Nordisk, raising awareness of diabetes, June 2017.Team Novo Nordisk is a ‘world first’, as all members of the pro-cycling team has Type 1 diabetes. This week they have been taking part in an awareness-raising bike ride called Pedal for 7. read more »

My diabetes kit: Jerry Gore mountaineer

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Type 1 diabetic mountaineer Jerry Gore. When I caught up with Jerry Gore to interview him, he was in Thailand, so it seemed sensible to ask, why was he there? By Sue Marshall “I’ve just completed an annual fundraiser for Action4Diabetics, the charity I read more »

Volunteers needed to test new tool for improved diabetes control

Monday, June 12th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Professor Katharine Barnard, Chartered Health Psychologist, is a founder of BHR Ltd, ‘translating clinical research into quality of life’. She specializes in the psychosocial impact and management of diabetes and has published more than 170 scientific articles in academic journals. Barnard has developed read more »

Type 2 Diabetes Insights Day, London Medical

Friday, June 9th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Taking place tomorrow, Saturday 10th June 2017, from 10:00 – 14:30 hours, there is an open day being held at London Medical in Marylebone where you can find out about the latest treatments and technologies for Type 2 diabetes (suitable for people read more »

Sernova’s Cell Pouch System

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Diabetes kit that’s coming soon: An interview with Dr. Philip Toleikis of Sernova Corp, based in London, Ontario, Canada about the company’s Cell Pouch and immune protected cell technologies, referred to as a regenerative medicine solution in development. The company’s stated aim read more »



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