further appointments to have the check
carried out. We only charge the hospital
for the pictures it takes, so there is no
upfront cost for the £20,000 equipment.
Our product will help more people access
the test without the need to go elsewhere,
and ultimately helping to preserve the
sight of many people with diabetes."
GlucoRx's new Equil insulin patch
pump is a tubeless pump, enabling
people with diabetes who are on insulin
to lead a more flexible lifestyle. Chapman
says, "This device is comfortable to wear
and easy to use, with remote monitoring
and 24-hour glucose control."
Approach your healthcare provider to
apply for funding for this insulin pump.
Similarly, the company's AiDEX CGM
sensor lasts 14-days and is waterproof.
It includes a compact and discreet
bluetooth transmitter which records and
uploads glucose data automatically to a
Portable Diabetes Assistant (PDA). An
app is soon to be available for use on
Android and IOS devices. It provides
users with a 30-day glucose data storage,
customisable alerts and notifications.
ABOVE: Annie Astle and her daughter Mimi talk diabetes (video by
Ascensia Diabetes Care).
LEFT: GlucoRx's new Equil
insulin patch pump. and
personal diabetes manager.
READ MORE ABOUT PUMPS
IN OUR OVERVIEW ON P.18.