freestyle libre

What’s Next in the Freestyle Libre Campaign?

What’s next in the Freestyle Libre/Equality for all people with type 1 diabetes Campaign? Since I posted my initial reaction to the HSE’s announcement to reimbursed only children and young adults on multiple daily injections (MDI) […]

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Options

There is a lot of interest these days in Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) and how beneficial they are to help manage type 1 diabetes. This post is a compilation of what options are available to you […]

Freestyle Libre on the LTI Upate

It’s been over a year since the Abbott Freestyle Libre became available to purchase in Ireland. This product is a new way of monitoring blood glucose levels without finger pricking. Instead you use a reader […]

Thriveabetes 2018 Registration Now Open

It’s finally here! I don’t know whether to take a deep breath or to release the relief that we are getting there. Registration link is below. The team and I would like to say that […]

Diabetes Offline Support is Important too

“Diabetes is so easy to manage these days.” “Sure he’ll grow out of it by the time he’s 18.” “Is he allowed to eat that??!” and “Oh yeah, my gran has that from eating too […]

Cayden Making Friends at Thriveabetes

The Irish Freestyle Libre Update

Last weekend, I attended Abbott’s European Diabetes Exchange forum (‘dX’) in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The mission of dX is to create a place where bloggers from all over Europe can meet and exchange ideas in a […]