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COUNTING THE COST – should T2s test?

Thursday, April 7th, 2011 | 0 Comments
There are two issues regarding blood testing for people with type 2 diabetes. First is access to strips on prescription. Because strips are seen as costly, and with the NHS facing cuts (as always), strips for Type 2s have been targeted as read more »

Universal appeal with Bayer’s Contour USB

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 | 0 Comments
For those diabetics who are out and about a lot, and frequently logged in to a laptop (or for those who use computers a lot), Bayer’s new Contour USB Blood Glucose Monitor is a groovy little number that takes your blood sugar read more »

MARCH NEWSLETTER 2011: Testing Times

Monday, April 4th, 2011 | 1 Comment
by Sue Marshall When times change, we have to change with them. Now we have easy to use, portable blood test machines to use to help us control our diabetes. But more than the actual mechanics of just doing a test, there is read more »

On-the-Spot HbA1cs

Monday, April 4th, 2011 | 0 Comments
Menarini Diagnostics has launched a compact system for HbA1c testing at point of care in the diabetes clinic and doctors surgery. The New Clover A1c enables Health Care Professionals to make on-the-spot decisions such as changes in insulin therapy and diet, and read more »