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Insulin in the event of no-deal Brexit

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 0 Comments
Diabetes charities call on the government to provide concrete detail on access to insulin in the event of no-deal Brexit. In a joint statement, Diabetes UK and JDRF have said that, without more detail, they cannot say a no-deal Brexit will be 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 »

This is closed loop: Introducing Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G insulin delivery system

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Medtronic MiniMed 670g with Enlite sensor Introducing the MiniMed 670G with SmartGuard technology, the world’s first self-adjusting insulin pump system, reducing the burden of living with Type 1 diabetes. By Sue Marshall, editor, Desang Diabetes Magazine. The MiniMed 670G system with SmartGuard Auto Mode read more »

Novo Nordisk buys Ziylo, creator of glucose responsive insulins

Monday, September 24th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Dr Harry Destecroix, 31, co-founded Ziylo while studying for his PhD at the University of Bristol four years ago. It created a new technology that can be developed to treat diabetes more effectively. Pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk’s purchase means it now has read more »

My diabetes kit: Jerry Gore mountaineer

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Type 1 diabetic mountaineer Jerry Gore. When I caught up with Jerry Gore to interview him, he was in Thailand, so it seemed sensible to ask, why was he there? By Sue Marshall “I’ve just completed an annual fundraiser for Action4Diabetics, the charity I read more »

Faster insulin, soon

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 | 0 Comments
Faster insulin The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) under the European Medicines Agency (EMA), has recommended marketing authorisation for Novo Nordisk Fiasp (fast-acting insulin aspart) for use in the treatment of adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The read more »

Do you skip jabs?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
A third of people with diabetes are not taking their mealtime insulin treatment as recommended by NICE according to a new survey of 200 people living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes who need mealtime insulin to control their blood glucose read more »

JDRF and Arecor partnership to improve insulin

Friday, November 4th, 2016 | 0 Comments
JDRF has announced a partnership with Arecor Ltd to support development of a stable, rapid-acting, ultra-concentrated insulin. Improved insulins would enable the miniaturization of next-generation insulin-delivery devices for people with Type 1 diabetes. The aim is to advance the pre-clinical trials of read more »

Diabetes care ‘in crisis’ according to IDDT survey

Friday, October 16th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Diabetes care 'in crisis’ according to IDDT surveyread 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 »
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