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LATEST ISSUE: Animas update, fermented foods, and how hassle hampers health

Monday, January 29th, 2018 | 0 Comments
As Animas plans to leave the UK and Ireland insulin delivery device market, a plan is put in place for a period of transition. There’s a page of useful diabetes management kit, including the Genteel Lancing Device, which promises to be pain-free. read more »

Latest issue: Insulin pump overview 2017

Friday, June 30th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is out and contains an overview of insulin pumps available currently (and coming soon) in the UK. And we have a special report on travelling with diabetes, with tips for clearing security at international departure points with your diabetes read more »

Roche, Lifescan and the insulin pump market: an update

Monday, February 6th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Following recent news that Roche is to pull out of the US market in relation to insulin pump technology, according to Reuters news agency, the company is in fact looking to expand its $2 billion-per-year diabetes business, not sell it or spin read more »

Swedish style for people on pumps!

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kids on the beach wearning AnnaPS pumpwear, clothing with insulin pump pockets. Based in Sweden, AnnaPS is a company that addresses the practicalities of wearing an insulin pump and adds to it a bit of fashion sense. Anna Sjoberg, a qualified engineer, was read more »

An NHS deputy procurement director talks about funding for insulin pumps for people with diabetes

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 | 0 Comments
Wayne Sexton has Type 1 diabetes and is on an insulin pump. He’s also the deputy director of Procurement at a large London hospital Trust which is a centre of excellence for pumps, although he attends a diabetes clinic in another Trust read more »

Type 1 diabetic Tim Omer’s Travel Odyssey

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 | 0 Comments
A year ago Tim Omer picked up his bags and headed off for a world tour, taking as much diabetes kit with him as he could carry. Here he tells us his tale. Not a holiday or a trip, this was old-fashioned off-the-grid read more »

Diasend diabetes software — new Virtual Clinic

Monday, January 5th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Diasend has actually been around since 2006 and has been used across many hospital diabetes clinics, as well as by some patients using it from home. It is a stand-alone system for easy uploading of information from most glucose meters, insulin pumps, read more »

Evidence for T2s to go on insulin pumps

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Medtronic’s results of its OpT2mise trial, which have been published in The Lancet, have shown that MiniMed insulin pumps safely achieve better glucose control for people with Type 2 diabetes who are treated with insulin. While the benefits of insulin pump therapy read more »

Latest issue — year in review

Monday, September 1st, 2014 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is a compendium of the last 12 months of features in Desang’s online magazine, from new insulin pumps to top tips for sleeping better, and from personalising your diabetes kit, to how to handle needlephobia and how to treat read more »

Young pumpers

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Medtronic Junior Cup Diabetes is a ‘World Cup’ for children with Type 1 diabetes aged between 10 and 14. Lenny the lion invited 12 Countries to compete in a 7-aside football tournament to determine which team is the best football side read more »

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