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Dario blood test meter

Monday, October 7th, 2013 | 0 Comments
From a joint US-Israeli venture, the Dario is a very modern blood testing device. It works with an app for your mobile phone while the meter can slip into your back pocket. The Dario uses an ultra-thin lancet for comfortable blood sampling. read more »

Weight loss surgery for T2s

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 | 0 Comments
As reported by Diabetes Health Staff in April 2012, bariatric surgery, not medications, may be the key to producing dramatic drops in weight and even the remission of diabetes symptoms among Type 2 patients, says a study from the University of Rome. Researchers read more »

White Rice Risk of T2 Diabetes

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 | 0 Comments
An examination of several studies that included a total of 350,000 people has linked high consumption of white rice with an increase in type 2 diabetes , reports Mari S. Gold. A comparison of the studies that were conducted in China and read more »

The blood sugar blame game

Thursday, June 14th, 2012 | 0 Comments
In Meagan Eastler’s blog for Diabetes Health, she says, “Here comes the blame game: I know that I should have eaten earlier. I know that I shouldn’t have tried to finish that paperwork before breakfast. I even told myself that I was read more »

Sugar swaps

Friday, May 18th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sugar is a simple carbohydrate. It either occurs naturally in the food and drink we consume such as fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose), or is added to a wide range of foods such as soft drinks, cakes and biscuits during the preparation read more »

Making Carbs Count: Sugars

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 | 0 Comments
For a diabetic, it can be a minefield assessing the carbohydrate content of your breakfast. So we’ve asked a cereal-maker to tell us how she’s trying to help. Lizi Shaw runs The Good Carb Company, which sells cereals, to explain her philosophy read more »

Improved Contours

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bayer’s new blood glucose monitoring system, the Contour XT meter, is used exclusively with the Contour NEXT test strips. Together they deliver next generation accuracy for reliable results while remaining simple and easy to use. New innovative technology evaluates a single sample read more »