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NICE: Hundreds of diabetic children to avoid finger-prick testing through two technologies

For the first time new guidance from NICE recommends the use of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rtCGM) or intermittently scanned glucose monitoring (isCGM) devices for some children living with type 2 diabetes who are currently using finger prick testing and insulin therapy. NICE’s committee was told that children being offered the technology would be subjected to the ‘burdensome’, ‘tiring’, and…
May 12, 2023
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Rapid NHS rollout sees 200,000 diabetes patients get life changing devices

Around eight in ten people with Type 1 diabetes now have access to life-changing technology, thanks to cost-effective deals secured for patients and rapidly rolled out by the NHS. Just over 200,000 patients are now using non-invasive glucose monitoring devices (CGMs) that allow people to check their glucose levels more easily and regularly – up by a third (around 50,000)…
Natalie Creaney
January 13, 2023
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Guideline on diagnosis and management of osteoarthritis published NICE’s new guideline aims to improve the management of osteoarthritis and the quality of life for people with this condition. It covers the diagnosis, assessment and non-surgical management of osteoarthritis. It’s aimed at a wide audience including commissioners of social care services and people with osteoarthritis, their families and carers. They've also…
Ben Kemp
October 28, 2022
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NICE Consultations on Diabetes & UTIs

NICE is working on Consultation processes and updates regarding Diabetes in adults and urinary tract infections. Please find the information here on the Consultation regarding Diabetes in adults - Type 1 and Type 2. Please find the information here on the Consultation regarding urinary tract infections. The closing date for comments on both Consultations is: Friday 10 June 2022.
June 1, 2022
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NICE guidelines recommend real-time continuous glucose monitoring for type 1 diabetes

New NICE guidance on diabetes has recommended the use of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rtCGM) for adults and children living with type 1 diabetes for the first time. This is positive news for thousands of people living with diabetes across the UK, and signals a considerable improvement in methods of self-managing the condition. This new approach could also reduce the…
Ben Kemp
April 1, 2022