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Diabetes Bites Newsletter


Last month, we asked who was the manufacturer of the first electronic reflectance meter for measuring blood glucose.

Answer: Ames, which was a division of Miles Laboratories, which was acquired by Bayer, which eventually became Ascensia.

 Congratulations to Bill Mahrer of Indianapolis, IN for being the first person with the correct answer. Bill is the father of a 9-year-old child with T1D


In a recent study presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2020 conference, researchers queried insulin pump users about their use of various pump features.

What percentage of pump users report using each of the following on a regular basis:
1. The bolus calculator?
2. Temporary basal rates?
3. Extended (dual/square/combo) Boluses?

(Please submit THREE answers)

*The first person to submit the correct answer wins their choice of book from our in-store or online bookstore.

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