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Healthcare company Abbott has announced that its FreeStyle Libre sensor is now available on prescription in England, Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland. more

1 Nov 2017 12:05 Devices

A system designed to automatically measure glucose levels through a sensor has been approved by the NHS and will be available for reimbursement across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland from 1 November. more

13 Sep 2017 15:40 News

Jawbone’s plan to relaunch itself as a medical device company has been leaked by Bloomberg. more

18 Aug 2017 14:55 News

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

21 Jul 2017 11:50 News

An American patient was able to avoid having her foot amputated after a new wound dressing was used. more

18 Jul 2017 12:25 Devices

A company aimed at improving diabetes care has revealed during Diabetes Week that it has managed to save the NHS more than £25 million. more

14 Jun 2017 14:25 News

A team of researchers may have discovered a way to make life for diabetics easier after developing longer lasting insulin injections. more

6 Jun 2017 13:50 News

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been seen testing a new wearable device that tracks blood sugar and is connected to the Apple Watch. more

19 May 2017 11:35 Technology

According to CNBC, Apple has taken on a group of biomedical engineers to develop sensors for use in treating diabetes. more

13 Apr 2017 15:59 Devices

A new report has highlighted the emerging technologies that are being used to help monitor glucose levels for those with diabetes. more

30 Mar 2017 11:00 News

A team of researchers have developed a wearable patch for diabetics that can measure blood sugar with a small amount of sweat without drawing blood and administer drugs in stages according to the wearer’s levels. more

13 Mar 2017 11:30 News

Peter Bailey’s TickleFlex has scooped a share of £200,000 as one of the Design Council Spark’s 2016 finalists. more

29 Dec 2016 09:00 News

Earlier this month, medical technology and services company Medtronic cut its full-year earnings and saw shares fall by more than 8%. more

1 Dec 2016 09:40 News

Medical technology and services company Medtronic has announced its quarterly sales for all its major product lines showing sales below Wall Street’s expectations. more

23 Nov 2016 16:25 News

Global specialist diabetes care company, Ascensia Diabetes Care, has launched its Contour Next One blood glucose monitoring system in the UK. more

19 Oct 2016 15:55 News

London based health startup Patients Pending has announced its new product, a Bluetooth enabled dose capture cap that the company hopes will provide data and more automated care for diabetic patients. more

12 Oct 2016 11:15 News

Leader in medical technology, Medtronic, has won approval from the FDA for an ‘artificial pancreas’. more

29 Sep 2016 16:20 News

So apparently fitness trackers “offer no weight-loss and can actually make users fatter”. Not only that but these evil little devices also run the risk of sabotaging your diet and might not keep your weight off long term. more

21 Sep 2016 13:04 Opinion

A lesser known treatment type which uses maggots has been applied in India for diabetic patients according to the New Indian Express. more

19 Sep 2016 15:35 News

Dianax, an Italian medtech diagnostic start-up, has received a €2 million EU grant for its diabetes lab-on-chip more

11 Jul 2016 14:04 Devices