LATEST DIABETES NEWS: MAY 2022

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DEXCOM LATEST

Dexcom's Chief Technology Office, Jake Leach, recently confirmed the expansion of their portfolio for diabetes management, as below.

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The Officer also confirmed that Dexcom will release G7 first in the U.K. and thenl expand across Europe throughout 2022. They plan to replace the G6 system in all the markets it’s in with G7.

Dexcom are hopeful of lauching the G7 in the US in 2022, but await FDA approval and do not yet have a date.

It was also revealed that Dexcom are considering rolling out the One system to some markets where they will target 'non-diabetics' too.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2022

9-15 May is Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK and there are lots of events on the topic of dealing with loneliness. The annual event has been going for 21 years and is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. You may see green ribbons supporting the initiative.

There's more here: www.mentalhealth.org.uk/your-mental-health

Also, a reminder that we have listed some resources that support those struggling with their mental health, whether it's diabetes related or not. See our WELLBEING INFO page.

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A COMPLETE LAB ON THE SKIN

9th May 2022

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a prototype of a wearable that can continuously monitor several health stats together in real-time; glucose, alcohol, and lactate levels. 

See more here: https://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/news/release/3449

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