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What are Hyperglycaemia & Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) by Debbie Hicks

18 September 2018

Living with diabetes presents many challenges. One such challenge is hyperglycaemia resulting in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which can result in earlier development of common diabetes complications and can even be life-threatening.   Our series covers hyperglycaemia, DKA, diabulimia and the related complications. Roche Diabetes Care would like to thank Debbie Hicks, Nurse Consultant – Diabetes, for her support with this article series.  Debbie has worked in diabetes nursing for 28 years and has been a nurse consultant for 13. She has been involved in various national groups and had...

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Managing life with diabetes -  The more you know, the easier it gets

19 September 2018

It is said that the better you understand something—causes and effects, opportunities and limits—the easier it is for you to change things to suit your specific needs. Living with diabetes is no different. The more you know about the effect your blood sugar levels have on your body and how your d...

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Need some assistance?

18 September 2018

In this article about the Accu-Chek Customer Careline we have included some frequently asked questions that we hear from you. Do you have an Accu-Chek blood glucose meter query, want to register your meter if you cannot do so online, or need some information about Accu-Chek products? If so, the A...

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What is CGM?

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

18 September 2018

What is CGM? Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is always a hot topic of conversation in diabetes. With people talking about what it is, who can access it, how it can benefit you and more. But do you really know what CGM is and how it works? In this article we explain a few of the basics about C...

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What are Hyperglycaemia & Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) by Debbie Hicks

18 September 2018

Living with diabetes presents many challenges. One such challenge is hyperglycaemia resulting in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which can result in earlier development of common diabetes complications and can even be life-threatening.   Our series covers hyperglycaemia, DKA, diabulimia and the related complications. Roche Diabetes Care would like to thank Debbie Hicks, Nurse Consultant – Diabetes, for her support with this article series.  Debbie has worked in diabetes nursing for 28 years and has been a nurse consultant for 13. She has been involved in various national groups and had m...

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Making the jump to pump

3 August 2018

Moving on to insulin pumps has transformed the lives of two sporty sisters Sixteen-year-old Jessica Ware (back left) and sister Millie (front centre), 10, were both diagnosed with Type 1 around their fifth birthdays, but it's only been in the last year that they made the change to the Ac...

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How to have quality time with your healthcare team

1 August 2018

People with diabetes only spend two or three hours a year with their healthcare team. Being prepared is key to getting the most from your consultations. “It’s important to use the limited time the best you can,” said Dr Partha Kar, consultant in diabetes and endocrinology in Portsmouth. “Consu...

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What to do when your sugars go high

1 August 2018

Hyperglycaemia, when blood glucose levels rise too high, happens to many people living with Type 1 diabetes. Penelope Hamilton-Evans, diabetes specialist nurse, Diabetes Care For You at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust offers advice. For those on insulin occasional mild episodes can be manag...

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Velvety Chocolate Mousse

1 August 2018

A really simple recipe for an indulgent treat which takes only minutes to prepare. You will need avocados, bananas, honey or maple syrup depending on your preference, some vanilla extract or bean paste, and some unsweetened cocoa powder. Toppings can be added as you wish.     Ingredients Nutritional values Per serving: energy 214kcal • protein 3.1g • fat 14.6g • saturated fat 3.8g • carbohydrate 18.3g • sugar 15.8g • fibre 4.7g • salt 0.2g • GI medium 2 large ripe avocados 150g (5 oz) ripe banana, peeled and sliced 4 tbsp clear honey or maple syrup...

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