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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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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