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QISMET gives national accreditation for new online diabetes course

The Quality Institute for Self-management Education and Training (QISMET), has given health educator, The Sound Doctor, national accreditation for its new online diabetes course. The course has been created for people newly diagnosed with diabetes and will provide the means to reach and educate more people with the condition. NHS England’s current Long Term Plan emphasises the…


Nudging our way into healthcare

This week the team sits down to discuss the current thinking around diabetes and how healthtech can help. Dave explains what nudge theory is and why everyone with a Fitbit is inadvertently being influenced by it. Finally Reece fails to say Sildenafil. Thanks to Dr Roger Henderson from Liva Healthcare for his contributions to the…


Reversing the obesity crisis requires both taxes and tech

Following conversations in the Conservative leadership contest surrounding the ‘sugar tax’ Professor Mike Trenell, co-founder and chief scientific officer at Changing Health, offers his thoughts on the role of taxes and technology when it comes to tackling obesity in the UK. Taxing unhealthy products works. There’s been heated debate among health and policy experts for years,…


Glucose monitoring market could have new player – analyst says

UK-based medtech company Nemaura Medical is best placed to disrupt the global diabetic and pre-diabetic markets, according to GlobalData, after receiving European approval for its non-invasive continuous glucose monitor SugarBEAT. Nemaura Medical is set to launch SugarBEAT in the UK and German markets in Q3 2019. The company is on track to submit the US…

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