Freestyle Libre: continuous blood sugar monitor available in the UK
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Freestyle Libre: continuous blood sugar monitor available in the UK

Freestyle have released the first reasonably priced continuous blood sugar monitor in the UK. Unfortunately it is not yet available on the NHS. You can purchase it for £157 and get extra sensors which each last two weeks for just short of £60 each. Most blood test strips cost between 30p and 50p each. Most type … Continue reading

What can diabetic women expect when they are expecting?
Living with diabetes / NICE

What can diabetic women expect when they are expecting?

NICE have come up with some sensible improvements for the management of diabetic pregnancies that should reduce complications for mothers and babies in the future. None of these changes are radical and indeed they are already considered best practice, but what is different is that they want to see if best practice can be made … Continue reading