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The BiAP insulin pump, an update

Monday, June 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments
In February 2014 we ran a feature on the development of the BiAP, a Bio-Inspired Artificial Pancreas. Here we catch up with Nick Oliver, Professor of Metabolism at Imperial College, who reports on current progress of the research. By Sue Marshall. Dr Nick read more »

Diabetes UK report State of the Nation 2016

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 | 0 Comments
In July Diabetes UK launched its State of the Nation report, Time to take control of diabetes. The day of the event, held at the Houses of Parliament, was the day Teresa May was made the Prime Minister, the first to have read more »

Latest issue: Blood test meters and standards (they need to be the best!)

Friday, October 30th, 2015 | 0 Comments
New guidelines come into play next year for all blood test meters. Be sure you are getting the best, or else what’s the point of testing? We also have lots of news: Diabetes UK asks for more emotional and psychological support to read more »

Diabetes Cook & Count Carbs app for Android now available

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Cook & Count Android app is now available on the GooglePlay app store. Cook & Count is a nutritional app for people with diabetes specifically designed for use with home cooking. Some people with Type 1 diabetes use ready meals or read more »

Diabetes and the ‘quantified self’

Monday, August 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nearly all diabetics are already people who quantify themselves by doing blood tests. But if you want to find out more about what this new trend is all about for non-diabetics and how it is affecting diabetes care, then look at our read more »

Older People Diabetes Network conference

Monday, November 12th, 2012 | 0 Comments
The first national meeting of the Older People Diabetes Network (OPDN) will take place on 27th November, 2012. The themes for this free event, which will be held at Glaziers Hall, London Bridge, will include dementia and care homes. A keynote speech read more »

August 2010 newsletter: Living feature (part 2)

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Diabetics doing it for themselves (part 2) It took a couple of trips to the US for Niki Smith, who was diagnosed with insulin dependant diabetes in 2000, to come up with her idea. “It was on holiday in 2003 when I had read more »

July 2010 newsletter feature: Diabetics doing it for themselves

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 | 0 Comments
By Sue Marshall Since I began writing product information for Desang I’ve come across a wide and interesting range of things, but the ones that really intrigued me were those created by other people with diabetes. Allow me to explain my background. read more »