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Lancing devices such as the Accu-Chek Multiclix and other finger-prickers and lancets.

Pain-free lancing with Genteel Lancing Device

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 | 0 Comments
A new ‘pain free’ lancet device has been launched with patented Butterfly Touch Technology. The Genteel Lancing Device draws blood from anywhere on the body without pain using vacuum, vibration and depth control, the perfect drop of blood can be drawn from read more »

OneTouch Delica lancing device

Sunday, October 6th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lifescan_Delica The new OneTouch Verio IQ blood glucose meters with a software correction are now available in the UK and Ireland, following the voluntary recall of the meters earlier this year. In-line with local regulatory requirements, the OneTouch VerioPro blood glucose meters read more »

Jan 2011 newsletter FEATURE: Top tips for diabetic skin health

Monday, January 24th, 2011 | 2 Comments
Soothe operators: From finger-pricking and injecting to infusing, you can save your skin with a choice from creams to clothing. By Sue Marshall Everyone with insulin-dependent diabetes must wake up one day and think, “I am a human pin-cushion”. There’s not much more read more »

Jan 2011 newsletter KIT: How discreet it is

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Discreet Meter from Mendor is newly available. Taking the approach of a neat, all-in-one meter, it includes an onboard lancet and a cartridge of 25 strips. The meter plugs into a computer and uploads all data to Mendor’s website where you read more »

Lancing devices and lancets (finger-prickers)

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 4 Comments
The lancing devices (or as most of us call them, ‘finger prickers’) listed here can be bought alone, not just as part of the blood testing kit. Try not to be dismissive of lancing devices – some of them really are good 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 »