Diabetes is certainly not created equal, and it’s even more varied when you take into account the various ways countries manage their health care system. Over the past few months, in our new international series, we’ve peeked into the lives of PWDs in Spain, Germany, Canada and Australia, and this month we’re taking a hop across the pond to visit Becky Thomson, a resident of the United Kingdom (which of course encompasses England, Scotland, Wales…Read more »
There has been a lot of confusion this past week about what the heck is going on with the next-generation, not-yet-to-market Medtronic Enlite CGM sensors. And it’s perfectly understandable — it was confusing!
But guess what? The Enlite sensor has just received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark approval in France, and “is being launched subject to other local approvals in more than 35 countries outside the US,” so there’s finally some official information to share with…
This week, J&J’s Animas is recalling a batch of 45,000 faulty insulin cartridges shipped between Nov. 30, 2010, and Jan. 4, 2011, that reportedly can leak insulin, resulting in the delivery of less insulin than intended. Note that the pump most likely will not alarm if there is an internal leak. If you are affected by this, you should be receiving an email and a letter from the company shortly, in addition to a set…Read more »