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Latest issue: This is closed loop, a full report on Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G hybrid closed loop system, along with other news.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 | 0 Comments
In an extended feature, we look at Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G system, a hybrid closed loop. We talk to developers as well as Rob Howe, who is someone who has been using the system for nearly a year. Plus, there’s been a royal read more »

An amusing choice with Tickleflex insulin injection aid

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 | 0 Comments
TickleFLEX is a very simple award-winning device that fits on the needle of an insulin pen and distracts the pain signals, hides the needle, gathers a small fold of subcutaneous tissue and secures the needle in place, making the whole injecting process read more »

Timesulin insulin injection aid

Friday, June 22nd, 2018 | 0 Comments
John Sjölund, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years, founded Timesulin with his brother Andreas. Timesulin makes a pen cap that tracks your last insulin dose, counting up from zero and counts up to a maximum of read more »

NovoPen Echo insulin pen

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 | 0 Comments
The NovoPen Echo insulin pen has been available for about a year, an improvement over the previous versions of this iconic pen as it comes with a memory function which records the last insulin dose in units as well as the time read more »

Insulin Injection aid: Novofine Needle Remover

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Novofine Needle Remover involves taking the needle off the end of the pen, not just the needle shaft. It is a special cap that fits over the needle on the end of your insulin pen and neatly grips it so you read more »

NovoPen cartridge holder possible risk of cracking

Friday, July 14th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Novo Nordisk A/S has detected that the insulin cartridge holder used in a number of NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5 batches may crack or break if exposed to certain chemicals, for example household cleaning agents. Novo Nordisk urges people with diabetes using read more »

Owen Mumford’s Unifine Pentips Plus innovation rewarded

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 | 0 Comments
Owen Mumford has been recognised as a winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation 2017. The innovation award celebrates organisations showing outstanding and/or sustained commercial success over a period of years. The winners were chosen by the Queen, on advice of read more »

Rapid results with fast-acting insulin

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
Rapid-acting insulin A new, fast-acting mealtime insulin for adults living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Has been launch in the UK by Novo Nordisk. Fiasp (fast-acting insulin aspart, more commonly known as NovoRapid) more closely matches the natural physiological insulin response read more »

Do you skip jabs?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
A third of people with diabetes are not taking their mealtime insulin treatment as recommended by NICE according to a new survey of 200 people living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes who need mealtime insulin to control their blood glucose read more »

New insulin approved by FDA

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 | 0 Comments
Novo Nordisk has announced that the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted 16-0, recommending the approval of IDegLira for the treatment of adults with Type 2 diabetes. IDegLira is a once-daily, single read more »