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Closed-loop explained

Monday, April 29th, 2019 | 0 Comments
An update on the closed-loop insulin delivery system being funded by JDRF to treat Type 1 diabetes, by Rebecca Leitch, who works at JDRF UK. In our mission to help people with Type 1 diabetes lead better, safer, healthier lives until we ultimately read more »

A tenth of people over 40 have Type 2 diabetes

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 | 0 Comments
One in ten people over 40 in the UK is now living with a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, according to new analysis released by Diabetes UK. The new figures show that there are 3.8 million people living with a diagnosis of read more »

Pedal for 7 by Team Novo Nordisk

Friday, June 16th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Team Novo Nordisk, raising awareness of diabetes, June 2017.Team Novo Nordisk is a ‘world first’, as all members of the pro-cycling team has Type 1 diabetes. This week they have been taking part in an awareness-raising bike ride called Pedal for 7. read more »

Latest issue: the artificial insulin pump, an update

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Welcome to the latest issue, with a detailed look at the current landscape of artificial insulin pump research. We look at what’s going on, who’s doing it and why. Plus, and interview with the Grumpy Pumper who tells us about his diabetes read more »

Diabetes UK report State of the Nation 2016

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 | 0 Comments
In July Diabetes UK launched its State of the Nation report, Time to take control of diabetes. The day of the event, held at the Houses of Parliament, was the day Teresa May was made the Prime Minister, the first to have read more »

Gut hormone helps keep T2 in remission

Thursday, July 7th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bariatric surgery can be effective at putting Type 2 diabetes into remission, and the effects are often seen almost immediately post-surgery, which is long before the patient loses any significant weight. Researchers funded by Diabetes UK at the University of Oxford, together read more »

Diabetes Glucolog Lite app from Menarini

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The GlucoMen Areo, the newest blood test meter from Menarini (see KIT on p.) , features QuickLink technology. This uses NFC (Near Field Communication), the technology that is used for contactless payments with your debit card (if enabled). NFC is currently NOT read more »

Diabetes Cook & Count Carbs app for Android now available

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Cook & Count Android app is now available on the GooglePlay app store. Cook & Count is a nutritional app for people with diabetes specifically designed for use with home cooking. Some people with Type 1 diabetes use ready meals or read more »

Diabetic champion cyclist Rebecca Kennedy

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cyclist Rebecca Kennedy, Senior Women’s British Downhill Champion 2014, has type 1 diabetes and is preparing for the Mountain Biking World Cup at Fort William, Scotland, this June. Images by Steve Wyper. Rebecca Kennedy is the highest ranked senior female in the UK read more »

Sleep and diabetes

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Well, you would sleep on it, if you could sleep. But you’ve either tossed and turned and taken ages to drop off, or you’ve awoken in the wee hours to stare unproductively at the ceiling. It happens to all of us at read more »
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