Battle Royale – Freestyle Libre 3 and Dexcom G7 face off – The results | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

Combined Consensus Error Grid As previously discussed in this article, I have been wearing the Libre 3, Dexcom G6 and G7, to compare performance across all three.  These are the results. These are laid out showing the Consensus Error Grid for each device and all three together followed by tables providing data about the BIAS, … Read more

The art of CGM accuracy studies, part 2: The Freestyle Libre3 | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

As I’m currently testing a Libre3, and have taken a look back at the various accuracy studies as a part of this to review MARD data, I thought it worth while in taking a quick look at the Libre3, and it’s much vaunted accuracy data. “But that’s quite a cynical title”, you might be saying to … Read more

Battle Royale… The Dexcom G7 takes on the Freestyle Libre3 | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

It’s finally here. The Dexcom G7 has landed. And now it’s time for us here at Diabettech to pitch it against Abbott’s Freestyle Libre 3. Both these devices have been circulating for some time, amid mounting excitement amongst a reasonable portion of the diabetes community, as published data suggests a better user experience. We’ll be … Read more

Dexcom One. Forcing Abbott to make Libre 2 truly a realtime CGM? | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

Six months ago now, NICE launched the updated NG17 guidelines for adults with type 1 diabetes that contained the details of CGM for all users. Over the course of the next six months, multiple vendors launched cut price CGM systems that were acceptable to the NHS Business Services Authority and wound their way onto the … Read more

Montreal Children’s Hospital looks to future with wireless vital sign technology |

The future is near at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Medical experts are testing smart hospital technology. Wireless vital signs monitors are being tested in the neonatal intensive care unit. Every year at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, close to 900 newborns and premature babies depend on wired vital-sign monitors to survive. The monitors measure heart rate, … Read more

Mercedes-AMG C63 S counts on F1 technology to silence critics | The Citizen

The new Mercedes-AMG C63 S has been a hot topic after Affalterbach revealed its engine specifications last month. The big talking point is the new generation AMG C63 S’ 2.0-litre, four-cylinder hybrid turbo engine replacing the 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo petrol engine that served on the outgoing W205 model. @thecitizen_news Visit for more information. #foryou … Read more

DynamicISF – an update | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

Going back to the summer of last year, we rolled out an initial version of DynamicISF, based on user data gathered by Chris Wilson, and submitted to the Dev branch of AndroidAPS, where it has been working, alongside a version in FreeAPSX. Most of the details of that were discussed in this post. Since the … Read more

How to get real time CGM on prescription in England. A brief approach… | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

There’s a lot of discussion around the new rtCGMs being available on prescription, but local GPs saying that they aren’t or telling you there’s nothing they can do. Most people with diabetes have a reasonably good relationship with their GP, and therefore should be able to have a conversation on a reasonable level regarding the … Read more

Keep on movin’…. Factoring variation in activity into open source AID systems | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

With the past 18 months or working on Boost and using it, various patterns have shown their heads. In the past I’ve written about the “hangover” effects of weight training and insulin sensitivity, and this past summer of participating in the 1mn steps challenge has provided an alternative view of how insulin sensitivity works in … Read more