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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 »

Ascensia to bring to market POCTech CGM sensor

Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Ascensia Diabetes Care has entered into a global alliance with Zhejiang POCTech, Co., Ltd (POCTech), a developer and manufacturer of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. The intention is to bring to market a state-of-the-art CGM product that improves on the current GCMs available. read more »

Closed loop, artificial pancreases — what are they, what do they do, who is developing them?

Friday, May 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments
In this article I  look at some of the clinical trials being undertaken in what is being refer to as a ‘bionic’ or ‘artificial’ pancreas (AP), also known as close-loop insulin delivery. It is an overview and therefore not entirely comprehensive. As read more »

Speaking blood test meter from GlucoRx

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Gluco Nexus Voice is a speaking blood glucose machine featuring a large screen and spoken test results. It has a memory capacity of 450 readings. The meter displays a clock and calendar when in standby mode.The meter retails at around £10. read more »

Use an app to raise money for JDRF

Friday, June 7th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kris Wood, Donor Development Officer at JDRF is encouraging people to take up the MySugr challenge (their spelling, not ours!), saying, “Type 1 diabetes is one of the few medical conditions where almost all of the clinical care is administered by the read more »

Updated Diabetes UK tracker app

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Diabetes UK has launched an Android version of its award-winning Diabetes Tracker App. Designed by experts, including people with diabetes, can help with your self-management allowing your to log and track a range of data, like  blood glucose levels, insulin and carbs. read more »