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Help with diabetes app research

Monday, January 28th, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Diabetes App Challenge is a 1-year pilot project exploring how apps might help prepare young people for their diabetes clinic appointments. It is run by Plymouth University, Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry and is funded by Diabetes UK. If you’re read more »

Getting a Buzzy on

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 | 0 Comments
Following their young daughter’s diagnosis with diabetes in 2010, her parents learned how to inject her before they were allowed to take her home from hospital. As she found injecting ( taking her ‘shots’) distressing, they began to search for a method read more »

Talking T1 ─ new schools pack available now

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 | 0 Comments
JDRF’s popular schools pack has been updated and improved. The pack provides practical advice for the care and integration of children with type 1 at school. The resource is supported by Lilly, a pharmaceutical company with a long heritage in diabetes.     read more »

Accessories: children

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Almost all children diagnosed with diabetes have Type 1 (insulin dependent). That means insulin injections and blood testing on a daily basis as well as keeping a keen eye on their diet. However, due to various factors in society (too much food, read more »