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Input JDRF Fusion June 2019

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Taking place on 1st June 2019 in Birmingham, this is an event for adults with T1D to chat with people with similar interests, listen to talks and exchange ideas. The day will include an opening address by actor/comedian Jon-Sel Gourkan and a talk read more »

Diabetes UK: Access to Abbott’s ‘Flash’ sensor technology, an update

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | 0 Comments
From 1st April 2019, Abbott’s flash glucose monitoring (the FreeStyle Libre sensor) should be available on prescription across the UK to everyone who meets the NHS criteria, no matter where you live. This is a huge step forward for people with Type 1 read more »

JDRF UK’s CEO Karen Addington on her 40th ‘diaversary’

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 0 Comments
In her 40th ‘diaversary’ story, Karen Addington, CEO of JDRF UK, looks back at her life since diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes. She says, “This diagnosis story is my attempt to explain why I work in the field of Type 1 diabetes research. read more »

More than just a number?

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | 0 Comments
Thoughts on blood testing and analysis of results by medical student and T1 diabetic Matthew Anson. Medical student and Type 1 diabetic Matthew Anson. The management of diabetes is, in its purest form, a numbers game, from blood glucose, to HbA1c, to carbohydrate read more »

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 »
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