The Dexcom G4 with Share technology means that Tia’s parents will be able to monitor her blood sugar in “real-time” from their mobile phone, which provides great relief to them when they are not with her.
CIBC donated a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring System to ACE Diabetes, a local diabetes association, through the Family Medicine Center, who selected Kaylee and her parents, Kareem and Shelisha Hanchell, to receive the system.
Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are are different. Interestingly about 80-95% of people with diabetes have type 2 and approximately 5-10% have type 1. Although there are some similarities there are some differences too. See this info graphic and table from Diabetes UK Here is a brief overview of the differences. Type 1 Diabetes […]
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of ill health and death in The Bahamas. Here at the Diabetes Education Network we wholeheartedly believe that it doesn’t have to be this way. To start with, lets look at the data. In 2015 The Bahamas had an estimated 2015 population of 387,500. According to the data […]
Diabetes Education Network is proud to Partner with The International Diabetes Foundation for World Diabetes Day and throughout Month of November. One in two adults currently living with diabetes is undiagnosed. This World Diabetes Day, IDF are asking individuals who may be at risk of type 2 diabetes, people living with diabetes, diabetes associations and […]