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My Diabetes Kit — The Grumpy Pumper

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Twitter: @grumpy_pumper We can’t tell you his real name, as that would be breaking protocol, and we’d hate to blow his cover. This is the Grumpy Pumper, who has had Type I diabetes since 1995 when he was diagnosed at age 25. Looking back read more »

Latest issue, interview with a hypo dog!

Friday, January 27th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Medical Detection Dog for hypo unawareness OK, so we didn’t interview the dog, we interviewed the owner, but he was there! Magic is Claire Pesterfield’s medical detection dog, alerting her when she gets a low blood sugar and saving her from unpleasant episodes read more »

Making Carbs Count — rhubarb

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Rhubarb plants can grow big and rangey, have leaves way bigger than a dinner plate, and it’s edible stalks are long and usually a shade of pink. However, these long stalks (often up to 2ft long) can be rough stuff – extremely read more »

Diabetes food news special

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 | 0 Comments
Plenty of colorful vegetables on wooden background There’s a lot of food news out there that’s not really related to diabetes, but it’s interesting anyway, so here’s a little overview of the good, the bad, the weird and the wonderful stuff that’s happening read more »

Latest issue Desang Diabetes Magazine

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 | 0 Comments
Actor Steve Jacobs tells us about his career in theatre, TV and film while looking after his diabetes back stage and off-camera. We find out how Chiara Ricciardi is managing to cycle from her native Italy to Singapore keeping her insulin and read more »

Latest issue and the FreeStyle Libre

Thursday, June 30th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue takes a look at pumpwear from Sweden thanks to AnnaPS. There’s fun Libre sensor stickers from Pep Me Up, as well as a look at a soon-to-be-with-us technology in the form of SugarBeat, a daily-use patch for continuous glucose read more »

Latest issue: Sky-diving antics, what diabetes kit would you use?

Friday, April 29th, 2016 | 0 Comments
We talk to Lee Calladien, the Events Coordiinator for the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) whose job sometimes entails jumping out of a plane, amongst other things. Then there’s a report on a new research trial hoping to find a way read more »

Diabetes news updates in our latest issue

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 | 0 Comments
Read about how a new immunology trial  for Type 1 diabetes could reboot your immune system so it stops destroying your beta cells. An artificial pancreas trial gets funding in the US. Plus loads more news and updates in the Desang diabetes read more »

Why we need INPUT Diabetes to help us get funding for insulin pumps and CGM

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is out and features athlete Mel Stephenson who competes at an international level while wearing an insulin pump. We also talk to Lesley Jordan, another Type 1 on a pump and also Chief Executive at INPUT Diabetes, which supports read more »

Hydrating drinks for diabetics

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 | 0 Comments
We all know we should keep hydrated in order to keep our skin, mind and body healthy, but many thirst quenchers are loaded with added sugar, chemicals and calories. The drinks in the Ovio InFusion range are hydrating drinks for diabetics. They read more »