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Items designed for children with diabetes and young adults with diabetes.

Getting a Buzzy on

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 | 0 Comments
Following their young daughter’s diagnosis with diabetes in 2010, her parents learned how to inject her before they were allowed to take her home from hospital. As she found injecting ( taking her ‘shots’) distressing, they began to search for a method read more »

Talking T1 ─ new schools pack available now

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 | 0 Comments
JDRF’s popular schools pack has been updated and improved. The pack provides practical advice for the care and integration of children with type 1 at school. The resource is supported by Lilly, a pharmaceutical company with a long heritage in diabetes.     read more »

Disney introduces a character with diabetes

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 | 0 Comments
At this year’s Children With Diabetes conference, Disney introduced a special new character named Coco. Coco is a young monkey with type 1 diabetes who sports a trendy diabetes bracelet and is friends with Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and the rest of the read more »

Feb 2011 newsletter KIT: Pen injectors’ best friend

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 | 0 Comments
For pen users who prefer not to see the needle, the NovoPen PenMate is just what they need to make pen injections less stressful. The PenMate replaces part of a NovoPen with a larger body, which hides the needle prior to injection. read more »
Bayer Didget blood test meter

Jan 2011 newsletter KIT: Kid culture

Sunday, January 16th, 2011 | 0 Comments
Bayer’s new Didget blood glucose meter can be plugged into a Nintendo DS or Nintendo DS Lite system, which may encourage consistent testing as children can ‘win’ award points that can be use to buy items within the game and unlock new read more »

September 2010 newsletter kit: Ice Gems medical ID

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 | 0 Comments
ID for nippers and yoots: Who said that diabetic ID can’t be fashionable?  With these funky ID bracelets from ICE Gems, your child will be the most stylish kid in town! The ‘fun and fab’ bracelets feature a soft strap that is read more »

Accessories: children

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Almost all children diagnosed with diabetes have Type 1 (insulin dependent). That means insulin injections and blood testing on a daily basis as well as keeping a keen eye on their diet. However, due to various factors in society (too much food, read more »


Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Things we use to monitor and medicate diabetes The diabetes management equipment we use can have a huge affect on how often or how well we use it, being directly associated with how often we blood test and inject. If you don’t like read more »