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Insulcheck memory aid for insulin injection pen

Monday, June 18th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Marketed as a smart accessory for insulin pen users, despite being small and light-weight, InsulCheck is robust and reliable. It’s a simple cap to slot on top of your insulin pen which shows the time elapsed since your last injection.  It also read more »

Dexcom G6 CGM system, gains CE Mark and is available to order

Friday, June 15th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Dexcom has received CE Mark for its Dexcom G6 System for people with diabetes ages two years and up. John Lister, Dexcom’s General Manager for EMEA, says, “The Dexcom G6 represents the future of diabetes management. Not only does the product eliminate read more »

Clearer food labelling influences spend says Diabetes UK

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Six-in-ten people would be more likely to buy food from an eating establishment that provided traffic light labelling on menus and packaging, a poll from Diabetes UK has revealed. The survey of 2,121 UK adults, carried out by ComRes showed that the read more »

Kit that’s coming soon: Dexcom G6

Monday, June 11th, 2018 | 0 Comments
The next generation of Dexcom sensor builds on the company’s existing CGM capability. It is being argued that Dexcom’s latest G6 sensors could convert CGM unbelievers into believers. Due to arrive in the UK in the next few weeks, the company believes read more »

My Diabetes Kit interview with Gavin Griffiths, the DiAthlete

Friday, June 8th, 2018 | 0 Comments
EDITOR’S NOTE: When I spoke to Gavin Griffiths, also known as the DiAthlete, he had completed 16 marathons and had nine more to do before running the final one in London on May 13, bringing the total to 25. A marathon is read more »

Medtronic CareLink Personal new, improved uploader

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Medtronic CareLink Personal has been revamped with a new uploader, the result being that Java is no longer required, making uploads much easier. For the simplified uploading of Medtronic supported insulin pumps and CGM to CareLink Personal requires a one-time installation of read more »

Kit that’s coming soon: Noctura 400 Eyemask for diabetic retinopathy and oedema

Monday, June 4th, 2018 | 0 Comments
POLYPHOTONIX One of the ‘complications’ of living with diabetes is the prospect of a diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy. A relatively new product may be able to reduce the impact of this progressive disorder, preventing or at least delaying the potential outcome of blindness read more »

Diabetes, Why Me? An event in Burton upon Trent on 5th June.

Thursday, May 31st, 2018 | 0 Comments
Diabetes, Why Me? is an event being run by the Burton Diabetes UK Group. It takes place at the Burton Albion Pirelli Stadium, Burton upon Trent on Tuesday 5th June 2018 between 6-9pm. The programme is centred around the psychological aspects of living with read more »

London Diabetes Centre Insights days June 2018

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 | 0 Comments
2 June: Weight Management Insights Day Attend to find out about the latest treatments and techniques for weight management from our expert team, with interactive presentations and your chance to have your questions answered by the team. Subjects to be covered included read more »

Five types of diabetes

Monday, May 28th, 2018 | 0 Comments
An article by James Gallagher Health and science correspondent, BBC News, entitled, “Diabetes is actually five separate diseases”, refers to research by Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden and the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, which looked at 14,775 patients and showed read more »

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