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Latest issue online magazine

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 | 0 Comments
In our latest issue, we look at the vexing problem of having both insulin-dependent diabetes AND needlephobia. We also research a brief history of insulin pumps (far fewer injections involved, for those who do fear needles). We’ve the usual diabetes news, food read more »

Latest issue — your test strips stripped bare

Monday, July 1st, 2013 | 0 Comments
How do those wee little test strips work? How accurate are they? In this issue we look at the science inside these daily tools of our ‘trade’ and the meters that go with them. And that’s not all — we’ve two pages of read more »

Insulin pumps, CGM and data downloads

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Data has been described as having evolved from a by-product of business to become its driving force with industry leaders using data analytics to drive change. If they’re doing it, then diabetics using the right equipment can do it too. Got a read more »

Latest issue — download your data!

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 | 0 Comments
The latest issue of Desang’s magazine is with us and focuses on the  matter of downloading data from blood test meters and how to get used to doing it. There’s an overview of the best meters for logging results and displaying stored read more »

It’s good to talk — diabetes careline services

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sometimes it’s not even the diabetes that gets to you, it’s everything else, but you need to let off steam, or just plain get some perspective. Now there are excellent services provided by charities and other suppliers. Here we look behind the read more »

Latest issue

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 | 0 Comments
The latest issue of the online magazine went out last week. Lead feature was on carelines and support centres, with info from the inside (how many people man the phones, what hours can you call them?). Also in this issue — as read more »

Latest issue online magazine

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 | 0 Comments
The latest issue of the magazine is out. We hear from four graduates of the DAFNE education courses for people with T1 diabetes. Plus, news, kit and Making Carbs Count — a look at fruit. [issuu width=420 height=297 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120529142054-bdc4e626b13f493d89b49f7c7268f9db name=desang_issue_23_dafne_graduates username=desangmedia tag=accu-chek read more »

Feb 2011 newsletter feature: Pump Action (should you go on an insulin pump?)

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 | 1 Comment
You’re never alone with a pump! If you’re on insulin you will have been hearing about pumps for the last few years. Early uptake started to happen about ten years ago. Five years after that and some of us were meeting people on read more »

Accu-Chek Combo Meter and Spirit insulin pump

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 | 0 Comments
This is a combination of a blood test meter with extra features plus an insulin pump. The actual pump is attached to your body via an infusion set and tubing. It can be set to deliver basal doses low enough for small read more »

The National Police Diabetic Association

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Mark Lewis has spent his whole career in the Met Police, having joined in 1980 when he was 18. Soon to complete 30 years in the force, he’s now Detective Superintendent, Specialist Operations, Protective Security Command, based at New Scotland Yard. In 2002 read more »