“We believe that technology will be the major driving force in the management of diabetes throughout the entire world and we are proud to have access to this amazing technology right here within the Bahamas.” Dr. Graham Cates
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 […]