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Diabetes kit that helps keep insulin cool

Friday, July 20th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Cool Ice Box company This is a brief round-up of diabetes kit that can help to keep your insulin cool when travelling with diabetes. COOL ICE BOX:  The Cool Ice Box Company has a wide range of cool box products for carrying medicines mainly read more »

Latest issue — do you feel the heat?

Friday, August 16th, 2013 | 0 Comments
In our latest issue we have articles on how to keep insulin cool as well as how to get through an airport wearing a pump. All you need to know about traveling with diabetes, plus a feature on British-grown beans.   Open publication read more »

Cold comfort — keeping insulin cool

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Those of us living with diabetes have to carry a lot of clobber about with us. Making it easy to carry around means that it starts to stand a chance off actually being used – it also makes it easier to take read more »

Feb issue Desang magazine

Thursday, March 1st, 2012 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is out! Click on the pic to read all about whether coffee really can make your sugars rise. And that’s just the feature. You can pick up on product news too — Cellnovo launches its pump, the Mendor Discreet read more »

Bag a bargain!

Monday, December 5th, 2011 | 0 Comments
Julie Slater, who happens to have diabetes, also runs a successful leather goods company. Apart from bags, purses and cardholders, some of these lovely items can also double-up as kit carriers for diabetes products, should you fancy (check out the make-up bag read more »

Invaluable Hypowallet

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 | 0 Comments
The HypoWallet from BBI healthcare is a portable, robust and easy to open pack containing a pack of 10 chewable orange GlucoTabs (4g carbs per tablet) with one 60ml shot of GlucoJuice (15g carbs per shot) as well as two 25g sachets read more »

August 2010 newsletter: A traveler’s check list

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Tick me off before you go-go! For injectors □   Blood test machine □   Lancing device □   Lancets □   Blood test strips □   Insulin cartridges □   Insulin pens (long-acting and short-acting) □   Needles □   Hypo treatment For pump users □   Reservoirs □   Infusion sets □   Infusion set inserter □   Bottles insulin □   Batteries for pump □   Blood test machine □   read more »

Accessories: Travel

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 2 Comments
For the traveling diabetic, overnight stays and short trips should not cause any real anxieties, other than if you are newly diagnosed or the diabetic is a young child. For adults, short trips are easy enough. You will need to take all 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 »