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Outstanding progress

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | 0 Comments
An ‘Outstanding Innovation’ award has been won by Now Healthcare Group (NHG). The digital health company has been selected as ‘The Most Outstanding Bespoke Healthcare Innovation in the World in 2018’, by the Globals. This is one of the highest accolades designated read more »

Tell us what’s in your food!

Monday, February 4th, 2019 | 0 Comments
According to a survey commissioned by Diabetes UK, three in five (61%) of UK adults say they find it difficult to access nutritional information when eating out. The charity is calling on the ‘out-of-home’ sector to recognise their responsibility to help consumers read more »

Google’s glucose lens on hold

Friday, February 1st, 2019 | 0 Comments
In November 2018, Google’s sister company Verily, published a blog post by Chief Technical Officer Brian Otis referring to one of Verily’s first projects. The idea was to putting sensors on contact lenses to measure glucose levels for people living with diabetes read more »

Latest issue: Overview of CGM sensor choice

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 | 0 Comments
By the time flash and sensor glucose monitoring are being name-checked more than once in NHS England’s newly published Long Term Plan, you know that this technology has definitely ‘arrived’. It’s about time, and it’s wonderful news. To reflect this, we have read more »

800-calorie diet delivered by NHS to combat rise of Type 2 diabetes

Monday, January 28th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Thousands of people with Type 2 diabetes in England are to be prescribed a very low-calorie diet in the hope of reversing their condition, according to a news report on the BBC. Under the pilot they will be restricted to 800 calories read more »

Action = funds for JDRF

Friday, January 25th, 2019 | 0 Comments
If you want to raise money for JDRF you can take part in various activities that the Type 1 diabetes charity has initiated. It’s Make a Splash virtual swim is something that you can take part wherever you are, from 14 January read more »

MY DIABETES KIT: David Andrews

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 | 0 Comments
‘Violin man’ and Type 2 diabetic, David Andrews. David Andrews took early retirement from teaching 10 years ago, then rather unexpectedly ended up with a second career that still keeps him busy, restoring violins. His website can be found at www.violinman.com, a cottage read more »

Animas: Update on pump transitions in the UK

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 | 0 Comments
As previously advised, Animas’ goal is to transition all patients globally to another insulin delivery system and exit the market fully by September 2019. On 15 January 2019 the company wrote to all Trusts/ Health boards in the UK to offer the read more »

Extra dimensions of diabetes care from Kings College Hospital

Monday, January 21st, 2019 | 0 Comments
King’s College Hospital (KCH) has revealed the results of its best practice physical and mental health model. Three dimensions of care for diabetes at KCH, also known as 3DFD scheme (3 Dimensions of care For Diabetes), sees around 300 patients a year with diabetes read more »

Rob Howe: Man, sport, and MiniMed 670G insulin pump

Friday, January 18th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Texan Type 1 diabetic Rob Howe. Texan Rob Howe talks about using Auto Mode on the Medtronic Minimed 670g, pro-basketball and ‘letting go’. Interview by Sue Marshall, editor, Desang Diabetes Magazine. Type I diabetic Rob Howe is based in Dallas, Texas. The former professional read more »
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