On August 23, 2023, the FDA approved the Accu-Chek Solo micropump system for use in individuals with type 1 diabetes aged 2 years and over. This insulin pump is currently available for sale globally in 19 markets, including Austria, Poland, Switzerland, and the UK. Roche has not yet released … [Read more...] about Accu-Chek Solo Micropump
July 11, 2023 the FDA approve the Mobi insulin pump to be sold in the US. It has been authorized for use in individuals with diabetes who are six years and older. John Sheridan, president and chief executive officer of Tandem Diabetes Care announced that, “…Tandem Mobi joins the t:slim X2 pump in … [Read more...] about What is new in the Mobi insulin pump?
The iLet Bionic Pancreas is the only insulin pump to require no carb counting, corrections, or calculating of boluses. It uses your body weight to get started and then uses autonomous lifelong learning to calculate and deliver insulin doses. This learning allows it to continually adapt doses to your … [Read more...] about What is the iLet Bionic Pancreas?
Stand Out: The True Story of a Hockey Hero Ajay Baines is an absolute pleasure to read. Over the years I have been sent a lot of books to read and review. Some were fine. Some were not worth my time, but this book is now one of my favourites. So, when I was told that Ajay and Sean would be willing … [Read more...] about Stand Out: The True Story of Hockey Hero Ajay Baines
On the face of it, type 1 diabetes is a physical disease. Poor glucose control over the long term can result in various physical issues. What is often overlooked is the impact type 1 diabetes can have on mental health. We all know that exercise is important for physical fitness, but the impact of … [Read more...] about How fitness impacts physical and mental health for type 1 diabetics
Being newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is life changing. Even if you knew the signs and caught it early, you still often shocked. You may feel overwhelmed as the world that you once knew no longer exists. Here are a few things that we found helped you get through the early days of being … [Read more...] about What you need to know when newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes