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This is closed loop: Introducing Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G insulin delivery system

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Medtronic MiniMed 670g with Enlite sensor Introducing the MiniMed 670G with SmartGuard technology, the world’s first self-adjusting insulin pump system, reducing the burden of living with Type 1 diabetes. By Sue Marshall, editor, Desang Diabetes Magazine. The MiniMed 670G system with SmartGuard Auto Mode read more »

Cook & Count Carbs app

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 | 0 Comments
The new editions of the Cook & Count Carbs app bring extra helpings of information to your fingertips. The Cook & Count Carbs app The Cook & Count Carbs app is NHS approved as a resource if you are looking to improve your diabetes read more »

The carb content of eggs

Monday, March 17th, 2014 | 0 Comments
As sure as eggs is eggs, there is always going to be controversy over foodstuffs. Eggs had their day in the doldrums but are now claiming back the high ground as research is proving their nutritional worth and their role as part read more »

Making Carbs Count — honey, the bees knees!

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Honey is literally a liquid sugar and it’s sweeter than sugar. As part of a normal diabetic diet, it should be used with due care. Make a very little go a long way, or you will see detrimental affects on your blood read more »

Counting carbohydrates: potatoes

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 | 0 Comments
You can bake them, crisp them, mash them, roast them — pretty much do what you want to with them. But the versatility of the potato is also why the GI of your creations can vary – but they’re all going to read more »

Liquid chocolate shots

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Chocolate in a bottle. Make smooth hot chocolate with no powdery lumps or drizzle over fruit, porridge, toast, pancakes or make a milkshake. This product from Sweet Freedom has a low glycaemic load with 14 calories per teaspoon — half the calories read more »

Petition for greater access to DAFNE

Monday, November 19th, 2012 | 0 Comments
The DAFNE User Action Group (DUAG) has submitted an e-petition to the UK Government for national funded education programmes for people with diabetes.  The petition requires 100,000 signatures to be considered for a debate in the House of Commons.  If successful this read more »

Stick thin with zero carbs

Monday, November 5th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Celery is a very versatile vegetable – and can be used in stews, soups, pies, salads, or just eaten on its own. Not only is it useful in cooking, but it’s good for you. Three sticks of celery equals one of the read more »

The future of insulin, lead feature in online magazine

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 | 0 Comments
New issue of the online magazine is out. This time we look at the world of insulin manufacturing and what new formulas might be coming our way. [issuu width=420 height=297 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=121030153218-327fb5c30a364060a2a945fc642ccfde name=desang_issue28_the-future-of-insulin username=desangmedia tag=blood%20testing unit=px v=2]   read more »

Chocolate and the diabetic diet

Monday, October 29th, 2012 | 0 Comments
IN the last issue of the magazine we looked into the pros and cons of chocolate as part of the diabetic diet. If you know what kinds of chocolate to indulge in, you can enjoy it as much as the non-diabetic. For read more »