High temperatures not only put the quality of your insulin at risk, but cause blood sugar levels to fluctuate making it harder to anticipate diabetic hypoglycaemia. When you’re enjoying long days in the sun this [...]
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1. Keeping medicines cool Many medicines come with advice to store them at room temperature (18-26°C) including over-the- counter medicines such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and eye drops, as well as vital medicines such as insulin, [...]
As part of our ongoing charitable donations to UK charity Giving World, we are pleased to say that we recently donated over £12,000 worth of products to help people living in poverty keep their vital [...]
We recently carried out a survey on our website to find out more about people’s experiences of diabetes testing and now we have the results! Our survey revealed that men are suffering with undiagnosed diabetes [...]
We caught up with diathlete Gavin Griffiths recently when he provided a type 1 diabetes education session to the children and parents of the Diabetes UK Pembrokeshire group. Since being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes [...]
Rama's Type 2 Diabetes Diary Before my official type 2 diabetes diagnosis, I was feeling groggy, tired and quite dizzy for about six months and just had a feeling that something wasn't right. After looking [...]
The Airport Parking Shop have created an amazing blog post that gives information and advice about travelling with Diabetes To Read the hole Blog - Here's the link to the post - https://www.airport-parking-shop.co.uk/blog/flying-with-diabetes/ If you [...]
Interview with Professor Steve Bain, Unit Director of the Diabetic Research Unit Cymru. Based at Swansea University, the Diabetic Research Unit Cymru (DRU Cymru), works with researchers, clinicians and patients to carry out scientific research [...]
We have recently been honoured for our innovative work creating patented insulin cooling products for people with diabetes. National trade body, the Outdoor Industries Association, has named our Viva Zipper Wallet which keeps insulin [...]
It doesn't seem that long ago that we were all waiting in anticipation for the start of the London 2012 Olympics. Do you remember watching the opening ceremony? The spectacular display of British heritage co-ordinated [...]