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Press & Media

Roche Diabetes Care is pleased to be able to keep the diabetes community and interested media representatives up to date on our activities. A selection of press releases and publications are available below, we welcome further enquiries.

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Roche Diabetes Care announces launch of new Accu-Chek Instant system to support iPDM
26 February 2021

Roche Diabetes Care announces launch of new Accu-Chek Instant system to support iPDM

Roche today announced the launch of the new Accu-Chek Instant system, a new "connected" blood glucose monitoring (BGM) system, which supports and enables Roche’s approach of integrated Personalised Diabetes Management (iPDM).

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New GP ‘smart’ tool helps people with diabetes receive personalised care
15 December 2020

New GP ‘smart’ tool helps people with diabetes receive personalised care

A new ‘smart’ tool to help people with diabetes easily share data with their healthcare professionals (HCPs), so they can be better supported by their GP remotely, is being piloted by Roche Diabetes Care.

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Roche Diabetes Care to support medical technology education
28 October 2020

Roche Diabetes Care to support medical technology education platform for healthcare professionals

Roche Diabetes Care announced today that it will join a cooperative partnership with the ABCD Diabetes Technology Network (DTN), and software company Glooko AB to provide an e-learning platform for healthcare professionals.

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Archive

COVID-19 learnings overview - health and wellbeing in the
20 October 2020

COVID-19 learnings overview - health and wellbeing in the Workplace

Healthcare Professional Webinar - "COVID-19 learnings overview - health and wellbeing in the workplace"

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Psychology support in diabetes care - discussing the evidence
13 October 2020

Roche Diabetes Care joins forces Psychology support in diabetes care - discussing the evidence

Healthcare Professional Webinar - "Psychology support in diabetes care - discussing the evidence"

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Proud to partner with JDRF
25 September 2020

Roche Diabetes Care named finalist for ‘Most Promising Agile Transformation’ in Pharma Awards Europe 2020

Did you know that we have collaborated with patient organisation JDRF (the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) for over ten years? This article shares the ways in which we work together and some of the things we’ve collectively achieved.

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Roche Diabetes Care named finalist for ‘Most Promising Agile Transformation’ in Pharma Awards Europe 2020
18 August 2020

Roche Diabetes Care named finalist for ‘Most Promising Agile Transformation’ in Pharma Awards Europe 2020

Roche Diabetes Care announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the ‘Most Promising Agile Transformation’ category in the Pharma Awards Europe 2020.

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Roche Diabetes Care awarded silver in the Patient Partnership
23 July 2020

Roche Diabetes Care joins forces with Boots to offer free access to mySugr Pro

Roche Diabetes Care has been awarded a Silver standard in the Patient Partnership Index in recognition of its support of type 1 diabetes charity JDRF (the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).

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Roche Diabetes Care joins forces with Boots to offer free access to mySugr Pro
23 July 2020

Roche Diabetes Care joins forces with Boots to offer free access to mySugr Pro

Roche Diabetes Care today announced that it is delighted to have the support of pharmacy-led, health and beauty retailer, Boots, in offering its customers free access to the mySugr Pro diabetes management.

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Innovation in diabetes care in Wales - Webinar 1 July 2020
1 July 2020

Innovation in diabetes care in Wales - Webinar 1 July 2020

Innovation in diabetes care in Wales. Learning from lockdown and future implementation ideas.

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Roche Diabetes Care to host webinar on best practice in diabetes management
09 June 2020

Roche Diabetes Care to host webinar on best practice in diabetes management

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for the health system, necessitating new ways of working. As a company, we wish to offer our support by providing a year’s free access for all adults with diabetes to our diabetes management app, mySugr Pro, to help both patients and clinicians.

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Roche Diabetes Care reassures that it will continue production of the Accu-Chek Aviva strip
23 April 2020

Roche Diabetes Care reassures that it will continue production of the Accu-Chek Aviva strip

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for the health system, necessitating new ways of working. As a company, we wish to offer our support by providing a year’s free access for all adults with diabetes to our diabetes management app, mySugr Pro, to help both patients and clinicians.

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Free access to mySugr Pro diabetes management app for all adults with diabetes in the UK & Ireland at time of crisis
30 March 2020

Free access to mySugr Pro diabetes management app for all adults with diabetes in the UK & Ireland at time of crisis

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for the health system, necessitating new ways of working. As a company, we wish to offer our support by providing a year’s free access for all adults with diabetes to our diabetes management app, mySugr Pro, to help both patients and clinicians.

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Roche receives CE Mark for its Accu-Chek SugarView app
10 December 2019

Roche receives CE Mark for its Accu-Chek SugarView app

Roche today announced that it has obtained the CE Mark for its Accu-Chek SugarView app. This paves the way for the launch of the innovative diabetes management solution in the UK, across Europe and further countries around the world requiring the CE Mark.

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Roche Diabetes Care committed to supporting people with diabetes in UK & Ireland
26 September 2019

Roche Diabetes Care committed to supporting people with diabetes in UK & Ireland

Diabetes needs to be addressed with an integrated, collaborative and personalised approach in order to cover all the different angles of this complex condition and meet the individual goals of each person with diabetes or at risk of developing the disease.

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Roche renews its commitment to the primary healthcare Phelophepa trains
19 September 2019

Roche renews its commitment to the primary healthcare Phelophepa trains, marking the 25th anniversary

Roche today announced its renewed support of the Phelophepa primary healthcare trains in South Africa as the main external sponsor to mark this milestone 25th anniversary.

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accu-chek solo
14 June 2019

Two hundred with type 1 diabetes benefit from Accu-Chek Solo managed access programme

Since the launch of the Accu-Chek Solo micropump, 200 people with type 1 diabetes in the UK are now using the device as part of a ‘Managed Access Programme’ benefiting from the latest in insulin delivery system technology.

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ourpath
1 March 2019

Roche Diabetes Care promotes healthy lifestyle programme.

Roche Diabetes Care has partnered with OurPath since October 2017 to promote OurPath's healthy lifestyle programme throughout the UK and Ireland.

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performa nano price change
19 February 2019

Roche Diabetes Care announce a 25% price drop for Accu-Chek Performa Nano test strips.

Today, Roche Diabetes Care announced that the price of Accu-Chek Performa Nano blood glucose test strips will be reduced from £9.95 to £7.50 on the NHS Drug Tarriff.

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ckd study
8 January 2019

New Roche study uses real-world data to predict diabetes related chronic kidney disease.

Roche today announced promising results from a new study which supports the use of real-world data, including electronic medical record data, to predict the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in individuals with diabetes.

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mysugr
30 June 2017

Roche acquires mySugr to form a leading open platform for digital diabetes management.

Roche and mySugr announced today that the two partners have signed an agreement under which Roche acquired all shares of mySugr GBMH,

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Best Practice Guidance

Developing and updating a formulary for self-monitoring blood glucose testing devices.

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Disclaimer: The diabetes information provided on this website is intended to give you basic information on diabetes. It is not intended to be a complete resource. Please speak to your healthcare professional for information relevant to your individual circumstances.