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Technology and diabetes

Technology is changing the way we live our lives and here you can find out how to manage your diabetes with technology, whether it's right for you and what the latest developments in diabetes tech are. 

What is diabetes technology?

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The latest in diabetes technology

Our third Type 1 and Tech conference will take place online on World Diabetes Day (14th November 2020). Attendees will find out the latest in diabetes technology from a range of speakers.
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How do you feel about technology?

If you're nervous or worried about using tech to manage your diabetes, we've put together this guide to help you feel ready.
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How to access diabetes technology

Find out more about different types of diabetes tech might help you to manage your condition better
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DIY loop system (artificial pancreas)

If you’re interested in using a DIY closed loop system, also known as an artificial pancreas, we've put together an idea of what you can expect.
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See how Emma uses tech to manage her diabetes

Using technology to manage your diabetes is more than just gadgets. Emma uses apps to help with her Type 2 diabetes.
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Peter shares what tech works for his type 1 diabetes

Peter has been living with diabetes for over 6 decades. In his story, he explains how technology has changed and what he's learnt along the way.

Whether you're new to diabetes technology or if you've been using it for a long time, there's a place for you on our forum.

Share your advice, find out what others are doing and ask for support. 

Join the conversation on our forum

Medicine Kit

Download our guide Meds and Kit (PDF, 2.8 MB)

This guide includes information on the latest diabetes technologies and treatments that are available in the UK.
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