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EVERSENSE sensor from Accu-Chek

Monday, March 11th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Eversense system continually measures interstitial fluid glucose levels in adults with diabetes for the operating life of the sensor, which is 180 days (six months). Although the CGM is implanted the user wears a reader on the skin, which delivers glucose trend read more »

G6 from Dexcom

Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Dexcom G6 CGM sensor lasts 10 days and no confirmatory fingersticks are required (neither to dose nor for calibrations). The G6 works with a smartphone app, so you can see your results on your phone’s screen whenever you wish, and get alerts read more »

FREESTYLE LIBRE from Abbott

Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 0 Comments
This is part of a round up of sensors currently available in the UK from a feature in the online magazine. To see the full feature CLICK HERE. The aim of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system is to eliminate the need for routine finger read more »

SUGARBEAT from Nemaura

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Nemaura has developed predictive algorithms to support alarm functions in its wearable SugarBeat glucose monitoring system. The British company is expecting to win CE Mark approval any day now, at which point it will launch in the UK. A small group of users will read more »

Ascensia to bring to market POCTech CGM sensor

Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Ascensia Diabetes Care has entered into a global alliance with Zhejiang POCTech, Co., Ltd (POCTech), a developer and manufacturer of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. The intention is to bring to market a state-of-the-art CGM product that improves on the current GCMs available. read more »

My diabetes kit: Adrian Long

Monday, February 11th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Adrian Long Adrian Long was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in December 1997, shortly after his 40th birthday. This is his story. “During November of that year I remember there were times I found myself to be incredibly thirsty. I attended a meeting in read more »

Latest issue: Overview of CGM sensor choice

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 | 0 Comments
By the time flash and sensor glucose monitoring are being name-checked more than once in NHS England’s newly published Long Term Plan, you know that this technology has definitely ‘arrived’. It’s about time, and it’s wonderful news. To reflect this, we have read more »

Ascensia to bring out POCTech CGM sensor option

Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Ascensia has partnered with POCTech to bring out it’s CGM device Ascensia Diabetes Care has announced it has entered into a global alliance with Zhejiang POCTech, Co., Ltd (POCTech), a developer and manufacturer of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Ascensia will be the read more »

My diabetes kit, Paul Longley

Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Paul Longley lives in Northwich in Cheshire and was a keen cyclist until his diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes. This initially made him step back from competitive racing, then he found his way back into the saddle thanks to his use of read more »

Time, Lords and Sensors: How we got to here, and where we go next

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre data can be viewed via a smartphone app. According to news released on 14 November, coincidentally World Diabetes Day, there will be nation-wide availability of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre flash glucose sensor on the NHS (for those who qualify) thereby ending read more »
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