The iBGStar from Sanofi (3 to giveaway)

Sanofi (formerly Sanofi Avensis) has been in the diabetes arena for 85 years.

Traditionally it has marketed both injectable and oral medications for people with diabetes (T1 or T2) with ongoing research info new medications. Now it’s one of the first ‘drugs’ companies to step over into ‘diagnostics’ by having not just insulins and insulin pens but by having a blood testing device on offer too. It’s also first in the industry to offer 24-hour support for a blood test meter. If you lose the meter and phone before 3pm, you’ll get a next-day replacement.

Fifty hospitals have trialed this meter. 97% of nurses agreed it was ‘an advance of what they’ve seen in the past’ 95% of patients though the meter was ‘ better than the meters they’ve used in the past’. 94% of nurses and users dais it was ‘quality’.

The iBGStar is not just the meter but an app too, into which you can put carbs and other comments and can ‘tap on’ results. That means convenience, with results showing straight away in colour. The results log book in colour-codes results leading to analysis of averages at different times of the day. You can also send via email to anyone you wish.

Despite being diddy, the iBGStar is designed for ease of use – with large digits on the display, hypo and hyper alert and only need a very small amount of blood, six-second test time and mealtime tagging.  It costs £48 from Boots.

We have x3 to giveway. Email your name and address to

For info or support call 08000-35-2525.


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