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AI-based diabetic retinopathy diagnosis

Monday, July 9th, 2018 | 0 Comments
IDx, a privately-held AI diagnostics company, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company’s De Novo request to market IDx-DR, an AI-based diagnostic system for the autonomous detection of diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness. read more »

My diabetes kit: Jerry Gore mountaineer

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Type 1 diabetic mountaineer Jerry Gore. When I caught up with Jerry Gore to interview him, he was in Thailand, so it seemed sensible to ask, why was he there? By Sue Marshall “I’ve just completed an annual fundraiser for Action4Diabetics, the charity I read more »

Allpresan foam cream for diabetic footcare

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dry skin is a common problem for people with diabetes. An estimated 80% of people with the condition may have skin problems resulting from high blood sugar levels reducing the skin’s ability to store moisture. Creams can often cause accumulation of moisture, read more »

Novo Nordisk and Glooko partner up

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
Novo Nordisk and Glooko have announced that the two companies will work together to deliver jointly-developed and branded digital health solutions for people with diabetes. The non-exclusive collaboration will combine Novo Nordisk’s deep knowledge of diabetes with Glooko’s digital platform and data read more »

Medtronic’s Hypo Heroes

Monday, November 21st, 2016 | 0 Comments
The HypoHeroes have been assembled by Medtronic Diabetes to educate, empower and inspire people with diabetes to learn more about the impact of hypoglycaemia and how it can be managed in order to achieve better glucose control. The fight back against hypoglycaemia read more »

Diabetics are told to lighten up!

Monday, November 14th, 2016 | 0 Comments
As reported by Stone Hearth News in New Zealand, learning to be less harsh or judgmental and more compassionate to themselves may help people with diabetes manage their condition and stave off depression, according to a recent study. Diabetes can be a stressful read more »

Better labeling is more suitable for diabetics

Monday, September 19th, 2016 | 0 Comments
A change in food regulation means that from today manufacturers will no longer be able to label food as ‘diabetic’ or ‘suitable for diabetics’. Diabetes UK has welcomed the change and has lobbied for over 30 years for the end of the read more »

Vitamin D and Type 1 Diabetes

Friday, July 29th, 2016 | 0 Comments
By Sysy Morales on May 24th, 2016, as published in Diabetes Daily and reported by Sysy Morales, vitamin D deficiency is again being linked to diabetes, this time in children with Type 1 diabetes. A recent study done at the University of read more »

Summer footcare for diabetics

Monday, July 25th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Summer is here (finally!), and it’s a time when many of us are working in the garden or taking part in outdoor activities after a fairly inactive winter. This may mean that people wear different shoes or boots. It is particularly important read more »

Empowered by diabetes education

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 | 0 Comments
Information and education is key to empowering people to manage their health. Spirit Healthcare has developed Empower, a structured diabetes education program, which aims to help people better manage their diabetes. The educational courses should create better outcomes for patients by increasing read more »
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