1. Why I Love Diabetes

    I knew No One With Diabetes My very first day as a student nurse was spent on a surgical ward. On that day I was given the opportunity & privilege to nurse six patients. Every one of them had diabetes………….and all of them were there because they had lower limb...
  2. Long Acting Insulin is Safer & More Effective for People with Type 1 Diabetes

    Long-acting insulin is safer and more effective than intermediate-acting insulin for patients with Type 1 diabetes, according to new research published in the BMJ.  Researchers looked at once-daily and twice-daily doses of both long- and intermediate-acting insulin, ranking their effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness. “In patients with Type 1 diabetes, we...
  3. Parents have a new tool to manage their child’s Type 1 diabetes

    A new technology called Tidepool can now collect the blood sugar readings from the child’s insulin pump, regular continuous glucose monitoring tests and measurements from activity trackers like FitBit and upload them to the cloud. It will allow parents and doctors to obtain reports that see patterns in a child’s...
  4. New ISO standards will change which blood glucose meters HCPs can recommend to patients

    We have been kindly asked here at Diabetes Insight by LifeScan, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies to share the following information and make people with diabetes more aware of the changes ahead for recommending blood glucose monitors. Latest generation of blood glucose meters comply with...

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