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Editor’s comment...

W hile fear of needles makes sense on many

levels, it’s a whole different ball game if you

have to use them everyday to inject life-

sustaining medicines. So what can you do if you or a child

or partner has the affliction? We come up with some tips

-- and some kit -- to help on p.

As an extention of that investigation, we also haev

a brief history of insulin pumps on p. . With one infusion

set being inserted every three days or so, you save on

a whole bunch of injections, amoung the other benefits,

so we look back at the reasoning behind insulin pump


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Good news on grapefruit, and We look at Dario, Delica and What do you do if you have dia-

even better news on greenery on Diaport. See p.14. betes but can’t handle needles?

p.6. We look at the double-whammy

of diabetes and needlephobia.

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Published by Desang Ltd the aim of this newsletter is to bring news and information to people living with diabetes. Please check all matters

concerning how you handle your health with your healthcare team. We welcome any feedback on the magazine or ideas for future articles.

Editor: Sue Marshall

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