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NICE guidance and quality standards

Here is a list of the various types of guidance produced by NICE relating to diabetes technology. The type 1 technology guides written by INPUT, Diabetes UK and JDRF provide a summary of all the guidance along with their criteria. … Continue reading

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Blood ketone monitoring

Why would you want to use a blood ketone meter rather than urine ketone testing? Well, ketones need to be dealt with as soon as possible to avoid a potential medical emergency situation. Ketones will not spill over into the … Continue reading

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Blood glucose monitoring

Smart meters If you are on MDI or an insulin pump, there are a number of steps to calculating how much insulin to give in response to your blood glucose measurement. Count or estimate the carbohydrate content in the food … Continue reading

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