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Dexcom G6 CGM system, gains CE Mark and is available to order

Friday, June 15th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Dexcom has received CE Mark for its Dexcom G6 System for people with diabetes ages two years and up. John Lister, Dexcom’s General Manager for EMEA, says, “The Dexcom G6 represents the future of diabetes management. Not only does the product eliminate read more »

Kit that’s coming soon: Dexcom G6

Monday, June 11th, 2018 | 0 Comments
The next generation of Dexcom sensor builds on the company’s existing CGM capability. It is being argued that Dexcom’s latest G6 sensors could convert CGM unbelievers into believers. Due to arrive in the UK in the next few weeks, the company believes read more »

Waveform court win for patents

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 | 0 Comments
The US Patent Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently ruled to uphold the validity of WaveForm Technologies Inc. patents in the emerging field of continuous glucose monitoring. WaveForm is a developer of novel products for continuous glucose monitoring and a wholly read more »

Dexcom G5 Mobile special offer

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring) system gives accurate*, real-time glucose readings transferred wirelessly onto your phone or receiver*. Alerts and alarms can warn you of high and low glucose levels, so you can spend more time in your target read more »

All change for Animas users? Yes, and no (or at least ‘not yet’).

Friday, January 26th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Animas UK and Ireland has confirmed that it is withdrawing from the insulin pump supply market and is presently working through a transition period with current users of the Animas Vibe insulin pump delivery system. The news that Animas was to exit the read more »

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 »

Sensor adventure — feature on CGMs, flash glucose monitoring and hacking

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 | 0 Comments
The latest issue of the online magazine is out featuring an interview with Tim Omer, part of the Nightscout contingent (’tis he on the cover), as well as feature looking at all currently available CGM systems in the UK. There’s news on read more »

NICE guidance FreeStyle Libre for glucose monitoring

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 | 0 Comments
NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on FreeStyle Libre for glucose monitoring. Published date: 4 July 2017. These guidelines have come prior to news of FreeStyle Libre becoming available on UK formulary (i.e. available on prescription). Something that Abbott, the 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  look at some of the clinical trials being undertaken in what is being refer to as a ‘bionic’ or ‘artificial’ pancreas (AP), also known as close-loop insulin delivery. It is an overview and therefore not entirely comprehensive. As 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 »
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