Treatments & technologies
Treating type 1 diabetes means replacing the insulin that your pancreas doesn't make and monitoring your blood glucose levels. There are different ways to do this
Blood glucose meters
A blood glucose meter is a small medical device that checks the amount of glucose in your bloodRead more
Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs)
A continuous glucose monitor (CGM) gives information about your glucose levels every few minutesRead more
Flash glucose sensing
Flash glucose sensing is a new development in glucose monitoring, using a sensor on the back of the arm with a probe just under the skin.Read more
Closed loop / Artificial pancreas systems
Discover the latest research on closed-loop or artificial pancreas systems that will help treat type 1Learn more
Which clinic can I go to for an insulin pump or CGM?
Uptake of insulin pumps can vary by ten times from clinic to clinic so how do different clinics compare?Learn more
Can I get an insulin pump, CGM or flash on the NHS?
Can I get an insulin pump on the NHS?
Learn about accessing insulin pumps and download a step-by-step guideFind out more
Can I get continuous glucose monitoring on the NHS?
Information on clinical guidelines and current NHS funding for advanced glucose monitoring technologies for people with type 1 diabetesFind out more
Can I get flash glucose monitoring on the NHS?
Flash glucose monitoring is now available on the NHS for people who qualify for it no matter where they liveFind out more