Andrea Jarman

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Controlling Diabetes with a Skin Patch - MIT Technology Review

Attempting to free people with diabetes from frequent finger-pricks and drug injections, researchers have created an electronic skin patch that …

15 Celebrities Who Have Spoken Up About Their Diabetes

"When I first got it I didn't know what the fuck was going on."<p><b>1. Singer Nick Jonas spoke to Diabetes Forecast magazine about being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was just 13 years old:</b><p>"As I've grown into a young man and my body has changed, I'm definitely noticing changes in my diabetes. …

Type 1 diabetes trials give hope for 'more normal life'

There is new hope for people with type 1 diabetes after trials of a new treatment have begun in London.<p>The life-changing condition affects 400,000 people in the UK; 29,000 of them are children.<p>Unlike type 2 diabetes, it is not linked to lifestyle but caused by the immune system destroying the cells …

Does My Child Have Diabetes?

Does my child have Diabetes? This is the question I asked myself a couple of weeks before Christmas in 2013, if you’re asking yourself this very …

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Insulin Pumps VS MDI

Insulin Pump VS MDI. Which insulin regime gives the best control to children living with Type 1 Diabetes? Our study compares HBA1C results in the 2 …

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Does CGM Improve HBA1C?

Does CGM Improve HBA1C? We study over 300 children with Type 1 Diabetes. Comparing HBA1C of those using CGM to those that don’t.Today I wanted to …

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Average HBA1C By Age

What is the Average HBA1C By Age? Do childrens’ HBA1C results change as they get older? As part of my recent study to understand what affects HBA1C …

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Freestyle Libre Review 2016

After using it for a year now, it’s time to review the Freestyle Libre and specifically when it’s being used on Children. The Libre burst onto the …

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Our First Type 1 Teen Trauma

So this week it finally happened. Our first Type 1 Teen Trauma. Technically he’s 12 so not a Teen yet but Jack started secondary school in September …

Parenting

Overnight Blood Glucose Levels in Teens

We all know that hormones play havoc to overnight blood glucose levels in Teens with Type 1 Diabetes. We’ve just come through a particularly tough …

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Does Night Testing Improve HBA1C?

Does Night Testing Improve HBA1C? Following a Hypoglycemia Event at Addenbrookes, I was on a mission to find out if exhausting night testing is …

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Abbott Freestyle Libre Licensed For Children

So excited to announce that the Abbott Freestyle Libre, has finally been licensed for children, aged over 4 years old. The flash glucose monitoring …

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Insulin Pumps Compared 2016

Insulin Pumps Compared 2016, is here to help you make the decision on which Insulin Pump to choose as we outline the main features and benefits of …

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Omnipod Insulin Pump Review 2016

We have been using the Omnipod Insulin Pump now for 2 years. It’s time to write a review to help those considering the Omnipod for their child. …

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Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet & Type 1 Diabetes

In the media today it has been reported that a 9 year old child with Type 1 Diabetes has been taken off Insulin after following the Paleolithic …

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Open Letter To The BBC & Eastenders

Dear, Script Writers, Producers, BBC Management and all those involved in last nights episode of Eastenders.<p>I was shocked and saddened by the joke …

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Omnipod & Dexcom Artificial Pancreas

Exciting news for users of the the Omnipod Insulin Pump and Dexcom CGM System. It looks like a Tubeless Artifical Pancreas may be on the horizon. …

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Sugar Tax & Type 1 Diabetes

So yesterday it was announced by George Osborne that the government were introducing a new Sugar Tax, a subject that has been hotly debated by the …

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What Is A Good HBA1C For Children?

What is a good HBA1C for children with Type 1 Diabetes? You might be suprised by my answer, bare with me on this one, I’ve had an epiphany! Let’s get …

Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes & Alcohol

Type 1 Diabetes & Alcohol are not a good cocktail…they don’t mix well. Worse than that they can be a downright dangerous, lethal cocktail. The …

Alcohol

Tips For Parents of Children With Type 1 Diabetes | Children With Type 1 Diabetes

If you’ve just found this page chances are, you are a parent of a child who has recently been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and you’re looking for …

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