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Do you skip jabs?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
A third of people with diabetes are not taking their mealtime insulin treatment as recommended by NICE according to a new survey of 200 people living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes who need mealtime insulin to control their blood glucose read more »

Fear of hypos stops many people with Type 1 doing exercise

Friday, December 9th, 2016 | 0 Comments
A study carried out by Dr Jordan Pinsker and his team at the William Sansum Diabetes Center in Santa Barbara, California, found that many people with Type 1 diabetes have difficulties with blood glucose control when exercising with the risk of early- read more »

Competition Time! Win a FreeStyle Libre system starter pack worth £159.95!

Monday, October 24th, 2016 | 0 Comments
I’m really pleased to be able to bring you the opportunity to enter a competition to win a FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System. As they say, the days of routine glucose testing with lancets, test strips and blood are over. To 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 »

Low blood glucose affects food cravings

Monday, April 16th, 2012 | 0 Comments
A small but interesting study in The Journal of Clinical Investigation reports that we lose our ability to control desire and feel an increased urge to eat when our blood glucose levels drop. The researchers from Yale University School of Medicine and read more »