JDRFVideos: Type 1 diabetes tech explained

Videos: Type 1 diabetes tech explained

Wherever you are on your type 1 journey, learning about what technology and devices are available and how they work can be tricky. Watch our videos for a straight-forward introduction to four key pieces of type 1 tech and find links to more information, including availability on the NHS.

What is continuous glucose monitoring?

Watch our one and a half minute video to find out about continuous glucose monitors and how they can help you or your child manage blood glucose levels for type 1 diabetes.

Find out more about continuous glucose monitoring

What is an insulin pump?

Watch our one and a half minute video to find out how an insulin pump works and how it can help you or your child manage type 1 diabetes.

Find out more about insulin pump therapy

What is flash glucose sensing?

Watch our two minute video on how flash glucose sensing can help you or your child manage glucose levels, and find out the difference between flash and flash two.

Find out more about flash glucose sensing

What is the artificial pancreas?

Watch our two and a half minute video on how the artificial pancreas, also known as hybrid closed loop technology, can help you or your child reduce the impact of daily type 1 diabetes management.

Find out more about hybrid closed loop/artificial pancreas

 

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