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Rapid results with fast-acting insulin

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
A new, fast-acting mealtime insulin for adults living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes has been launched in the UK by Novo Nordisk. Fiasp (fast-acting insulin aspart, more commonly known as NovoRapid) more closely matches the natural physiological insulin response of read more »

Closed loop, artificial pancreases — what are they, what do they do, who is developing them?

Friday, May 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments
In this article I  looked at some of the clinical trials being undertaken in what is being referred to as a ‘bionic’ or ‘artificial’ pancreas (AP), also known as closed-loop insulin delivery. It is an overview and therefore not entirely comprehensive. As read more »

Diabetes risk score translated

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 | 0 Comments
The translation of a tool to help people find out their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes has been described by a leading diabetes professor as a ‘breakthrough’ in support to the South Asian community. The Leicester Risk Score enables people to find read more »

New T2 injectable

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 | 0 Comments
European Commission has granted marketing authorization in Europe for Sanofi’s Suliqua, a once-daily injection for the treatment of adults with Type 2 diabetes. Suliqua is authorized for use in combination with metformin to improve glycemic control when this has not been provided read more »

Company Profile: GlucoRx

Monday, May 15th, 2017 | 0 Comments
GlucoRx was formed in 2010, although its Sales Director Chris Chapman had been with its sister company, Disposable Medical Equipment Ltd for five years before that. He says, “We set up the company as we could see a way to save the read more »

Desang Magazine reader survey 2017

Friday, May 12th, 2017 | 0 Comments
If you are subscribed to receive the online Desang Diabetes Magazine, please take part in our reader survey in order that we can better understand what you want from the publication. It should take less than 10 minutes. It’s a series of read more »

My Diabetes Kit — The Grumpy Pumper

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Twitter: @grumpy_pumper We can’t tell you his real name, as that would be breaking protocol, and we’d hate to blow his cover. This is the Grumpy Pumper, who has had Type I diabetes since 1995 when he was diagnosed at age 25. Looking back read more »

Spread’s the word: Giveaway! Choc Pots from Sweet Freedom

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sweet Freedom’s Choc Pot is super smooth and delicious tasting with 75% less fat and half the calories of the leading chocolate spread, and importantly, contains no controversial palm oil. Rather than refined sugar, Sweet Freedom sweeten all their products with their read more »

Information prescriptions

Monday, May 8th, 2017 | 0 Comments
GPs and practice nurses across the country may be able to improve care for thousands of patients with Type 2 diabetes, thanks to a partnership between Diabetes UK and EMIS Health that has lead to the development of information prescriptions. These alert read more »

Women and girls in diabetes science

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 | 0 Comments
A United Nations initiative — International Day of Women and Girls in Science — took place earlier this year to promote and encourage the participation of women and girls in science. Diabetes UK, the charitable funder dedicated to diabetes research in the read more »

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