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Healthcare professionals working in diabetes can click below for information on pattern analysis, clinical evidence, case studies and Accu-Chek product solutions.

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This website for under 18's from Roche Diabetes Care contains some great interactive tools to help you and your family learn more about diabetes and encourage you to get more involved.

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Take the first steps to insulin pump therapy

Take the first steps to insulin pump therapy, advice from Accu-Chek

Is pump therapy for me?

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends insulin pump therapy as a possible treatment for adults and children 12 years and over with type 1 diabetes if :

- Attempts to reach the targeted HbA1c levels with multiple injections result in the person having “disabling hypoglycaemia” (ie when hypoglycaemia episodes occur frequently and without warning so that the person is constantly anxious about another episode occurring, which has a negative impact on their quality of life).

- HbA1c levels remain high (8.5% or above) with multiple injections despite the person and/or their carer carefully trying to manage their diabetes

Adapted from; National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: Insulin pump therapy for diabetes. 2008. Appraisal guidance 151.

To read more about the NICE guidelines, download the summary sheet or the full guidance here.


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