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One-stop app for total fitness and health

Friday, March 22nd, 2019 | 0 Comments
The new Amplify Life app combines tech with fitness for a one-stop solution. The app uses AI and data uploaded from your devices, to deliver tailored coaching, to you, across fitness, health, nutrition, wellbeing, and sleep. By understanding your ‘why’ Amplify provides read more »

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 »

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 »

ENLITE sensor from Medtronic

Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Medtronic’s Enlite sensor works with the company’s Minimed insulin pump series. It can also be used as part of Medtronic’s Guardian Connect alongside other pumps or by people on MDI as a stand-alone system. The purpose of the new Medtronic Guardian Connect is read more »

Newer, smarter app for Contour Next One users

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ascensia’s Contour Next One meter (front) and smartphone Contour Diabetes app (back). As of today there is a newer, smarter app that works with Ascensia’s Contour Next One blood test meter. An update on the existing app – and available for free from read more »

Submission for Libre on prescription

Friday, October 14th, 2016 | 0 Comments
At the moment in the UK, the FreeStyle Libre system from Abbott is available to purchase online by interested diabetics and is also being used by the NHS in certain circumstances. It is not yet available on prescription but the company’s plan read more »

Follow the Libre

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pharmaceutical and medical technology company Abbott recently hosted an event in Stockholm for a gathering of European bloggers, many of whom were sporting one of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre sensors, as well as insulin pumps. The event was to bring news to the European read more »

SugarBEAT glucose monitoring system

Monday, July 11th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Nemaura Medical, based in Loughborough, UK, received European regulatory (CE) approval, and following improvements to the user interface and reduction in size of the device, plans to introduce its SugarBEAT continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system to the European market in early 2017. read more »

Hypoband can give hypo warnings at night

Monday, June 27th, 2016 | 0 Comments
The HypoBand is a cold sweat alarm that works with smartphones via Bluetooth. You wear the band like a watch, which works by detecting cold sweat, a symptom of low blood glucose levels, and sends a signal to the app on your read more »

Cook and Count Carbs app update for diabetes

Monday, October 26th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Cook & Count Carbs Android app is now available on the GooglePlay app store. Cook & Count Carbs is a nutritional app for people with diabetes specifically designed for use with home cooking. Some people with Type 1 diabetes use ready read more »
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