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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 »

Latest issue Desang diabetes magazine

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue includes a summary of the fab new kit that’s out there now. We’d reported on it ‘coming soon’ and now it’s here in the form of the Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump, the new Medtronic Minimed 640g with SmartGuard technology, read more »

Latest issue — year in review

Monday, September 1st, 2014 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is a compendium of the last 12 months of features in Desang’s online magazine, from new insulin pumps to top tips for sleeping better, and from personalising your diabetes kit, to how to handle needlephobia and how to treat read more »

Honey boosts for diabetics

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Diabee’s honey doses Glucose tablets can be tasteless and crumble in transit; glucose solutions are heavy, and sweets usually contain animal gelatin, fats and artificial ingredients. DiaBee solves all these niggles as they are tasty, light-weight, highly portable, robust and have a long read more »

Making Carbs Count — honey, the bees knees!

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Honey is literally a liquid sugar and it’s sweeter than sugar. As part of a normal diabetic diet, it should be used with due care. Make a very little go a long way, or you will see detrimental affects on your blood read more »

Hypo treatments

Monday, January 13th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Having survived another Christmas, we know it’s the high blood sugars we usually worry about — mince pies, Christmas pud and mulled wine not being known for keeping our levels low. Of course the flip side of trying to keep good control read more »

Bee happy hypo treatment

Monday, December 16th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Diabetics are aware of glucose tablets, gels and solutions but DiaBee provides an alternative that people seem prefer. The 100% natural grade A honey in a precise measured dose (5g) is contained in a highly portable, robust packages, allowing it to be read more »

Chocolate and the diabetic diet

Monday, October 29th, 2012 | 0 Comments
IN the last issue of the magazine we looked into the pros and cons of chocolate as part of the diabetic diet. If you know what kinds of chocolate to indulge in, you can enjoy it as much as the non-diabetic. For read more »

Sugar swaps

Friday, May 18th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sugar is a simple carbohydrate. It either occurs naturally in the food and drink we consume such as fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose), or is added to a wide range of foods such as soft drinks, cakes and biscuits during the preparation read more »

Celebration jelly beans

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 | 0 Comments
To mark a summer of celebration, Jelly Belly Candy Company has created a fun party-in-a pack of red, white and blue jelly beans including three of the most popular of the 90-plus Jelly Belly bean flavours: –       Very Cherry: the number one world-wide read more »