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Libre nation: new online education course about Flash Glucose Monitoring

Monday, June 17th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A new education programme is the first of its kind to address diabetes technology education on a national basis. The Flash Glucose Monitoring Education Programme has been created and presented by members of the Diabetes Technology Network (DTN-UK), this is a series of 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 »

FREESTYLE LIBRE from Abbott

Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 0 Comments
This is part of a round up of sensors currently available in the UK from a feature in the online magazine. To see the full feature CLICK HERE. The aim of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system is to eliminate the need for routine finger read more »

Time, Lords and Sensors: How we got to here, and where we go next

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre data can be viewed via a smartphone app. According to news released on 14 November, coincidentally World Diabetes Day, there will be nation-wide availability of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre flash glucose sensor on the NHS (for those who qualify) thereby ending read more »

Ways of seeing – how to interpret data read-outs

Friday, November 9th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Interpreting data read-outs is a skill, and for those new to it, it can be daunting. Here DSN  Peter Jennings* talks us through viewing a FreeStyle Libre download. Peter Jennings is a T1D and DSN. These days he spends four days as an read more »

Abbott′s FreeStyle Libre 2, with Optional Real-Time Alarms, Secures CE Mark for Use in Europe

Friday, October 5th, 2018 | 0 Comments
People living with diabetes in Europe now have the choice to be alerted in real-time of hypoglycaemia (low glucose levels) or hyperglycaemia (high glucose levels) through the FreeStyle Libre 2 system, a continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM). In a press release, Abbott read more »

My Diabetes Kit: Sue Wales

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 | 0 Comments
UP IN THE AIR: Sue Wales enjoying a flying lesson for her 50th birthday wearing a Medtronic insulin pump and a FreeStyle Libre. Sue Wales was 18 when she was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 1983 just when she was due to read more »

FreeStyle LibreLink app on iOS for iPhones

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 | 0 Comments
The FreeStyle LibreLink app is now available on iOS for iPhones. Previously available on Android smartphones*, the FreeStyle LibreLink app is available for iPhone 7 and upward. Using the FreeStyle LibreLink app on a smartphone includes several updates and new features in comparison read more »

Sensor Adventure: a look at CGM and Flash glucose monitoring sensors

Thursday, October 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Model wears Dexcom CGM sensor and reader. What is CGM? Simply standing for continuous glucose monitoring, CGM has taken a long time to be truly appreciated. Considered expensive, only with increased usage by both HCPs becoming familiar with the technology as well as read more »

Sensor adventure — feature on CGMs, flash glucose monitoring and hacking

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 | 0 Comments
The latest issue of the online magazine is out featuring an interview with Tim Omer, part of the Nightscout contingent (’tis he on the cover), as well as feature looking at all currently available CGM systems in the UK. There’s news on read more »
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