My Diabetes Inklings

YpsoPump – My Thoughts

There’s been an excited buzz in the diabetes community with rumours of new pumps coming on the market. YpsoPump is one of the new kids on the block. Officially, the pump will be launched at the end of May. However, they have been doing the ninja. The accompanying mylife App was released on iTunes a few weeks ago and pump consumables are expected to be NDSS list some time this week. And of course a few people have been trialling it. So here’s my first impressions on it. Continue reading “YpsoPump – My Thoughts”

My Diabetes Inklings

Goodbye Animas?

Late Thursday night, I received a huge shock when a friend forwarded me this press release from Johnson and Johnson. The press released announced that Animas will exit the insulin pump market, effective immediately in the States and Canada. In the meantime, Animas selected Medtronic to help phase out Animas pumps. For more details, check out their press release.

Cue sad face, disbelief, confusion and outrage across the globe.  Continue reading “Goodbye Animas?”

My Diabetes Inklings

When Technology Bites Back

Technology has progressed at an enormous speed over my lifetime. Growing up, I remember being in awe at having our own computer and dial up internet. Today, I’m sure the younglings baulk at the very notion of recording your favourite songs from the radio onto a cassette tape. I have to admit that I am a bit of a tech geek, but not when they decide to all play up on me in the same day!

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