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Nothing beats a blood test (Part 1)

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 | 0 Comments
While CGM and other on-body sensor technology continue to make waves in diabetes care, many of us are still using relatively old-fashioned ‘finger stick’ blood testing meters. Here’s an overview of the meter market, by Sue Marshall, editor. The lancing device, lancet, fingerprick, 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 »

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 »

Type 1 diabetic Tim Omer’s Travel Odyssey

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 | 0 Comments
A year ago Tim Omer picked up his bags and headed off for a world tour, taking as much diabetes kit with him as he could carry. Here he tells us his tale. Not a holiday or a trip, this was old-fashioned off-the-grid read more »

Next blood test meter for Bayer’s Contour range

Friday, April 4th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Aiming to give a clearer picture regarding blood test results, the Contour Next meter goes beyond basic testing while retaining simple techniques and accuracy. It features an easy to use navigation button and Contour Next test strips (PIP code 3682119). These allow read more »

Win a diabetes cookbook from Accu-Chek!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Inspired Eating with Diabetes, creative cooking & delicious food is a beautiful cookbook featuring 49 recipes created by Debbie Major along with analysis by dietician Lucy Diamond and the nutritionist Juliette Kellow. The title of the book reflects the recipes. The creators read more »

Brand YOU… making your diabetes kit personal

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 | 0 Comments
We’ve all been doing it for years… adding a bit there, taking out a bit here… it’s out kit, we use it every day, so it should fit in with our lives. In this issue we look at skins, wraps and other read more »

How your blood test strips work

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 | 0 Comments
We take the little strips used in blood testing for granted, but you’d be surprised at the science involved in each one. Having a blood test meter that you can just pick up and put in your pocket is still one of today’s 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 & downloading data

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | 0 Comments
The latest issue of the online magazine is out… looking at downloading insulin pump data, among other things! Open publication read more »
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