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My Diabetes Kit — The Grumpy Pumper

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Twitter: @grumpy_pumper We can’t tell you his real name, as that would be breaking protocol, and we’d hate to blow his cover. This is the Grumpy Pumper, who has had Type I diabetes since 1995 when he was diagnosed at age 25. Looking back read more »

Libre Link UP for Android

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | 0 Comments
LibreLinkUp The LibreLinkUp is a free Android smartphone app. That works in conjunction with the free to download LibreLink app. Which can be used alongside or instead of your existing FreeStyle Libre reader. It is a mobile app that allows parents and other 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 »

Follow the Libre

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pharmaceutical and medical technology company Abbott recently hosted an event in Stockholm for a gathering of European bloggers, many of whom were sporting one of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre sensors, as well as insulin pumps. The event was to bring news to the European read more »

My diabetes kit Lee Calladine

Monday, June 13th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Lee Calladine (in red) takes a leap of faith! Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes on his 33rd birthday, Lee Calladine’s life changed totally on that day. He not only lives with diabetes but works in diabetes care as part of the UK branch read more »

Freestyle Libre sensors now available

Friday, February 5th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Abbott’s web-shop is now open to new customers. You can now order up to 6 FreeStyle Libre sensors at a time. The easy-to-wear sensors give continuous glucose readings which can be viewed on the sensor reader in the form of log-books, graphs read more »

Abbott’s Freestyle Libre — an update on availability

Monday, January 11th, 2016 | 0 Comments
How Abbott brought its Libre sensor and reader to the diabetes marketplace Abbott has announced the creation of a high-production line for making its Libre flash glucose monitoring system. It means that improved availability of its in-demand sensors will be a reality by read more »

The new FreeStyle Libre sensor system

Monday, November 17th, 2014 | 1 Comment
Abbott’s new FreeStyle Libre glucose sensor system is generating excitement due to the fact that the Libre technology presents a ‘third way’ of keeping track of blood glucose levels. Abbott has a foothold in both the blood glucose meter arena with its read more »

Diabetes and sport, your stories

Friday, October 31st, 2014 | 0 Comments
In this issue we’ve got lots of lovely photos of readers who’ve gone out and got on with it, ‘it’ meaning doing diabetes and sport! From kayaking, to doing the Lands End to John O’Groats bike ride, and hoofing it up Kilimanjaro, read more »

Latest issue looks at Sport and Diabetes

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 | 0 Comments
Our newest issue takes a look at the hassles of handling diabetes when you undertake sport or exercise. It’s dreadfully off-putting to consider that by doing any you might induce a hypo, but in the main maybe it’s best to feel the read more »

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