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NovoPen cartridge holder possible risk of cracking

Friday, July 14th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Novo Nordisk A/S has detected that the insulin cartridge holder used in a number of NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5 batches may crack or break if exposed to certain chemicals, for example household cleaning agents. Novo Nordisk urges people with diabetes using read more »

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 »

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 »

Never touch an insulin pen needle again!

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Here is a way to take the stress and anxiety out of administering your insulin The NeedleBay system has daily modules which have been ergonomically designed to make handling of needles easier and safer. The pods also provide visual ‘proof of use’ read more »

Nice and trim — Novopen pen trim

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Making your Novopen look more fun and groovy, Pen Trims are designed by Type 1 diabetic Andy Armstrong. The wraps are £5 for a pack of five. If you buy a pack you also get the chance to design a new PenTrim read more »

Learn about Bolus Wizards in our latest issue

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 | 0 Comments
You may already be using one, but if not, then read all about them here. Insulin pumps come with Bolus Wizards, but now so do many blood test meters. Our feature looks at the magic of bolus wizardry.  There’s also an interview read more »

Participants required for insulin pen research

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Opinion Health is an independent research agency that specialises in conducting projects for the healthcare sector. They are currently looking for people who have diabetes, use insulin and would be willing to participate in a face-to-face interview (or a video chat) to read more »

There’s an Echo in here — new pen from Novo

Monday, February 6th, 2012 | 4 Comments
NovoPen Echo The NovoPen Echo is Novo Nordisk’s latest insulin pen and it’s especially designed to meet the needs of children. not only does it deliver in ½ unit doses, necessary for the sometimes low doses that younger people need. It also read more »

Do the twist

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 | 0 Comments
NovoTwist needle has a novel bayonet fitting that allows simple ‘just twist’ attachment and detachment to compatible pens. Conventional screw thread needles can be difficult to attach for those with limited manual dexterity. An audible and tactile ‘click’ confirms attachment of the read more »

Flexible friend

Monday, November 7th, 2011 | 0 Comments
Novo Nordisk’s FlexTouch is the latest advancement in pre-filled insulin pens.  Designed to help improve patients’ experience of daily insulin injections, the unique design of FlexTouch provides an enhanced choice for patients by including a spring that allows insulin to be administered at read more »