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Award-winning Unifine Pentips Plus for insulin pen users

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 | 0 Comments
Owen Mumford’s pen needles were award-winnning for leading medical device manufacturer Owen Mumford. The needs of insulin pen users, along with adapting to healthcare concerns were at the centre of its medical device design. Compliance (taking injections as agreed with medical advisors) read more »

My diabetes kit by paramedic Paul Thompson

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 | 2 Comments
Paul Thompson was diagnosed in 1999 when he was 39 years old and while working as a paramedic. At the time they were short-staffed so he’d been doing back-to-back shifts. It was also a very hot summer. “I’d been working hard,” he recalls, read more »

Making a point with GlucoRx insulin pen needles

Friday, November 7th, 2014 | 0 Comments
 The GlucoRx range of pen needles come in a complete size range (4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm). They provide a virtually pain free injection, using Maxflow technology. They have a universal fit on all leading insulin pen delivery devices including: Eli read more »

BD Autoshield means no touching of insulin pen needles

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 | 0 Comments
Needle and lancet giants BD has a fab new needley thing called an Autoshield, the main point of which is to ensure no handling (or seeing) of insulin pen needles. It’s aimed at carers — so parents, or for older people who read more »

IME-DC insulin pen needles

Saturday, February 26th, 2011 | 0 Comments
IME-FINE 31G x 8mm (also available in 6mm); Can be used in combination with many common pen systems. The silicone coating of the needle, in combination with the lancet point, makes insertion of the needle almost imperceptible. The special construction of the read more »

September 2010 newsletter: news

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Gut reaction: Coeliac disease is an often misunderstood condition. As Coeliac UK states, it is not an allergy or food intolerance but an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues, a reaction triggered by the protein gluten. Coeliac read more »