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Can You Swim with FreeStyleFreestyle Libre?

The question ‘can you swim with a sensor’ is paramount for individuals relying on glucose management from their FreeStyle Libre when wanting to go for a swim, especially for those aiming to maintain an active lifestyle.  The short answer is yes The FreeStyle Libre sensors have an IP27 water resistance rating, allowing users to shower, […]

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Finding the Best Adhesive for FreeStyle Libre

As a healthcare professional with extensive experience in diabetes management, I understand how crucial it is to find the best adhesive to protect a CGM sensor, especially  when it comes to effectively managing diabetes with a FreeStyle Libre sensor. A good patch  not only ensures the secure placement of the sensor but also allows for […]

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FreeStyle Libre alternative sensor sites

The FreeStyle Libre sensor which provides a non-invasive and practical way to detect glucose levels, has transformed glucose monitoring for people with diabetes. The sensor which is frequently placed on the back of the upper arm, continuously provides insights into glucose levels, allowing for improved management of the condition. In this expert guide, we’ll go […]

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All about the Eversense CGM system

Continuous Glucose Monitoring: The Game Changer What is Eversense CGM? The Eversense Difference: How Does It Work? The Eversense Edge: Key Features The Implantation Procedure The Removal and Replacement Process The Pros of Eversense The Cons of Eversense Balancing the Pros and Cons The Accuracy of Eversense Living with Eversense Not Just a Patch: Enhancing […]

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Derek Brandt & Diabetes Center Berne

Derek Brandt is a person with type 1 diabetes, entrepreneur, CEO of Global Center for Technology Innovation in Diabetes aka Diabetes Center Berne (DCB), an investment committee member of the Swiss Diabetes Venture Fund & more. We explore how he is supporting startups and running trials that are changing how we manage diabetes. 2:26 Having […]

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Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) The Ultimate Guide 2023

This is a complete guide to the wonderful, the magical, the incredible Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) in 2023. As we’re sure we all agree, CGMs are pretty life-changing. Whether you have T1D yourself, or know someone who does, let’s give a round of applause to these little devices that do a lot of the T1D […]

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Pete Lomas: diabetes innovation

Welcome back to T1 Dialogues, the podcast that delves into the world of type 1 diabetes and shares inspiring stories from specialists and individuals who are making a difference in the world of diabetes. We’re thrilled to announce that Pete is back on air, shaking off the cobwebs and embarking on a new chapter with […]

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Medtronic MiniMed 780G

Introduction Release Date FDA approval Features Closed-Loop System The Guardian Sensor Ideal demographic Look & Feel CGM & MiniMed Conclusion  Intro to the MiniMed 780G Welcome to the ultimate guide to the Medtronic MiniMed 780G, a groundbreaking insulin pump system revolutionizing the lives of individuals with type 1 diabetes. The Medtronic MiniMed 780G is revolutionizing […]

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FreeStyle Libre Sensor and Tattoos

Tattoos are a form of permanent body art that involves the injection of ink under the skin.  Getting a tattoo is generally safe with the exemption of a few medical concerns with the inking process. However, the number of people that get tattoos has consistently increased over the last couple of decades and projected estimates […]

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‘AIR’ CGM Patches – the latest innovation from Not Just a Patch

‘AIR’ CGM Patches – the latest innovation from Not Just a Patch The Why The Not Just a Patch brand name gets a lot of attention and a few silly, nonsensical comments, but that’s ok, that’s what happens when you put yourself out there. Why “Not Just a Patch”? – it is after all just […]

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Abbott Announces Latest Innovations in the Future of Bio-wearables with ‘Lingo’

Table of Contents All About Abbott’s Popular Sensor Technology Unveiling Lingo – Abbott’s New Consumer Bio-wearable Line Just Lingo? What Else is Abbott Innovating? Beyond Lingo – Abbott’s Adventures in Digital Health Biowearables and Devices Bio-wearables are fast becoming one of the most popular medical accessories of the twenty-first century. This claim is no doubt […]

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Dexcom G7 vs Libre 3: The Ultimate Comparison Guide

CGM Systems in Modern Medicine Medical technology has expanded significantly over the past decade to include digitally-managed monitoring devices. Glucose monitoring devices are currently in vogue, replacing the conventional methods requiring consistent calibrations and fingerpricks. In a May 2022 announcement, the FDA approved the Freestyle Libre 3 continuous glucose monitor, setting the base in the […]

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Dexcom vs. Medtronic: Which is the Best CGM for You?

To make the right choice between Dexcom G6 vs. Medtronic Guardian Connect, you need to understand both devices and how they have been designed to monitor blood glucose levels. In this Medtronic vs. Dexcom article, we will look at the pro & cons of each device to help guide you along your personal diabetes journey. […]

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Omnipod 5 Release: These 3 New Features Will Amaze You!

Omnipod 5 is the most recently developed model of the Omnipod system, which is manufactured by the innovative medical device company called Insulet Corporation. For those unfamiliar with the Omnipod devices, an Omnipod is a tubeless, non-stop external- insulin delivery system. Omnipods are FDA approved and considered reliable and efficient forms of providing Diabetics a […]

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Dexcom G7 Release: These are the most exciting new features

The Dexcom G7 is the Seventh-generation version of Dexcom’s ‘G’ series CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitors). This state-of-art version has been advanced and enhanced from its previous generational kinsmen; including a smaller, sleeker design, as well as a shorter warm-up timeframe. Feels like we have been waiting for quite a while for the Dexcom G7 to […]

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CGM’s and Skin Reactions – The Definitive Guide

Do you ever experience CGM skin irritation or any other skin reaction from wearing your diabetes device? We will discuss in this article the most common signs and symptoms of skin sensitivity in relation to CGM devices. We will also give you some tips and tricks on how to protect your skin and prevent future […]

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Freestyle Libre 3 is here and it’s next level!

The Freestyle Libre 3 is here and it’s next level.   The Freestyle Libre 3 is made by Abbott Laboratories which specialize in medical technology devices and nutritional foodstuff.   The Freestyle Libre 3 is the Third-generation version of this CGM. A third-generational product is like a television show in its third season. This usually […]

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How does Omnipod work

Omnipod…Kind of a silly word right? Well, not for people who are living with Type 1 Diabetes. Our Omnipod is our pancreas,  it just lives on the outside of our body instead of the inside!  Hi, my name is Jessyka and I have been living with Type 1 Diabetes since 2016. I discovered the Omnipod […]

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