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We declare this the Year of the Sensor

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Diabetes healthcare is being boosted by greater access to and understanding of what these little bits of wearable wellness can do for users. When we published a feature, A Sensor Adventure, in the summer of 2017, there really weren’t that many about, they read more »

ENLITE sensor from Medtronic

Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Medtronic’s Enlite sensor works with the company’s Minimed insulin pump series. It can also be used as part of Medtronic’s Guardian Connect alongside other pumps or by people on MDI as a stand-alone system. The purpose of the new Medtronic Guardian Connect is read more »

Should we worry about diabetes medicines shortages?

Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Commenting on news stories about the possibility of medical supplies being jeopardized by the looming decision about Britain leaving the EU, JDRF has affirmed that it is committed to ensuring that the needs of people with Type 1 diabetes are taken into read more »

My diabetes kit, Paul Longley

Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Paul Longley lives in Northwich in Cheshire and was a keen cyclist until his diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes. This initially made him step back from competitive racing, then he found his way back into the saddle thanks to his use of read more »

Bendy tech used for insulin delivery

Friday, May 4th, 2018 | 0 Comments
JDRF is partnering with a US medical technology start-up to develop a flexible patch pump worn over the skin like a plaster. The Evopump will be the size of a business card and just 6mm thick. It should make care more comfortable read more »

Leeds-based volunteers needed

Monday, January 15th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Researchers at Leeds Beckett University are seeking volunteers with Type 1 diabetes to take part in a new study looking to determine whether omega-3 supplements can improve the day-to-day management of Type 1 diabetes. The study is led by Dr Matthew Campbell, read more »

Stem Cell ‘cure’ for Type 1 diabetes

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
As reported by Andy Coghlan in New Scientist “In early August 2017, two people with Type 1 diabetes became the first to receive implants containing cells generated from embryonic stem cells to treat their condition. The hope is that when blood sugar read more »

Digibete for Children, from Leeds Children’s Hospital

Monday, September 4th, 2017 | 0 Comments
DigiBete is a video platform and social enterprise created in partnership with the Diabetes Team at Leeds Children’s Hospital. It contains videos and resources are designed to help people and families self-manage their Type 1 Diabetes. Maddie and Rob Julian are read more »

Diabetes Eyecare help from The Eye Doctor

Monday, July 24th, 2017 | 0 Comments
A report investigating the screen habits of adults in the UK asked them how long they spent looking at computers, tablets and smartphones. The report showed the average person picks up their smartphone up to 20 times a day, spend 7-8 hours read more »

Pocket pals for insulin pump wearers

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Based in the USA, Pocketinner Wear looks at all kinds of ways to make fashion friendly insulin pump pouches and clothing including an insulin pump garter and sleep solutions for pump wearers. There are shirts with pockets for the insulin pumps, pump read more »
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