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Technological innovations to improve the life of people living with diabetes, including insulin pumps, CGM sensors, nanotechnology.

Abbott and Sanofi to integrate diabetes technologies

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Abbott and Sanofi are partnering to integrate glucose sensing and insulin delivery technologies that would help to further simplify how people with diabetes manage their condition. The companies are taking an innovative approach to connected care by developing tools that combine Abbott’s read more »

Diabetes kit that’s coming soon: microneedle continuous glucose monitoring (CGM

Friday, July 12th, 2019 | 0 Comments
‘Microneedle continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)’ is a concept that is being worked on at Imperial College London. Sue Marshall talked to Dr Monika Reddy about the project and how it’s different from other CGM solutions. Dr Monika Reddy, Imperial College London At Imperial College read more »

Get your insulin pen connected

Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Connected insulin pens, and pen caps that track doses are all the rage these days. Novo Nordisk’s main product has always been insulin, but it also came out with the novel idea of an ‘insulin pen’ back in 1985. The NovoPen was a read more »

TOUCHCARE Sensor by Medtrum

Monday, March 18th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Medtrum supplies both an insulin patch pump and a CGM sensor for people with diabetes who might need one or the other, or both. The A6 Touchcare system comes complete with apps as well as a comprehensive website that carries tutorial videos on read more »

We declare this the Year of the Sensor

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Diabetes healthcare is being boosted by greater access to and understanding of what these little bits of wearable wellness can do for users. When we published a feature, A Sensor Adventure, in the summer of 2017, there really weren’t that many about, they read more »

Insulin pump insurance

Monday, August 13th, 2018 | 0 Comments
With effect from 1 June 2018 Insulin Pump Insurance administered by Burnett and Associates introduced 24-hour contact centre support for both claims and service. The claims process has also been refreshed to be fully completed over the telephone to make it easier. read more »

Smart prevention of hypos

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Protomer Technologies has taken the top prize in this year’s 2 Diabetes Innovation Challenge, worth $150k in the competition run by American-based T1D Exchange. The Challenge is a world-wide competition run by T1D Exchange to identify, nurture and fast-track innovative scientific and read more »

KIT THAT’S COMING SOON: Tandem t:slim X2 Insulin Pump

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tandem’s t:Slim X2 insulin pump This insulin pump from an American manufacturer is set to create a stir in Britain, bringing slim, simple and sophisticated options to the choice currently available. At the end of April American-based Tandem Diabetes Care, a medical device read more »

FreeStyle Libre postcode lottery? Check your area

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 | 0 Comments
Before people in your area can get flash technology (FreeStyle Libre) on prescription, your local NHS leaders need to agree their own policies. Frustratingly, this will mean that the situation is different depending on where you live. Diabetes UK does not want read more »

All change for Animas users? Yes, and no (or at least ‘not yet’).

Friday, January 26th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Animas UK and Ireland has confirmed that it is withdrawing from the insulin pump supply market and is presently working through a transition period with current users of the Animas Vibe insulin pump delivery system. The news that Animas was to exit the read more »
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