On 28 and 29 November 2018, the European Innovation Council (EIC) and Medtronic, a leader in the world of medical technology, gathered 20 companies to discuss the transformation of healthcare and promote business partnerships. SocialDiabetes shared its solution for diabetes management and the future of digital diabetes. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been playing an increasingly crucial role in the development of new products...
New Log is the most used option in SocialDiabetes. It is the screen where you log your glucose, bolus, food, insulin, medication, physical activity, glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c), weight, blood pressure or ketones. Combining this information, you will have a comprehensive register of how your diabetes evolves, helping you to take better decisions for your treatment....
At SocialDiabetes we always work with our users in mind to make your diabetes treatment easier and more comprehensive. The more data each patient has access to, the better decisions they will be able to make to control their diabetes. We want to adapt SocialDiabetes to you, so that you can customise each function to...
It seems obvious that a healthy diet should be a part of anybody’s lifestyle, especially in the case of diabetes. Much is said and written on the topic, with different arguments. Some are on a crusade based on eliminating processed foods. Others just recommend the acclaimed Mediterranean diet represented by olive oil. Finally, the influence...
At SocialDiabetes we always work with our users in mind to make your diabetes treatment easier and more comprehensive. The more data each patient has access to, the better decisions they will be able to make to control their diabetes.  We want to adapt SocialDiabetes to you, so that you can customise each function to...
The pancreas of a person without diabetes secretes an amount of insulin continuously throughout the day and, additionally, after each meal, a larger amount to metabolise the carbs consumed. These two components are substituted by long-acting or intermediate-acting insulins and fast-acting insulins, respectively. Additionally, there are premixed insulins that include both fast-acting and intermediate-acting insulin...
SocialDiabetes connects to a wide variety of glucometers. Although each glucometer has its own integration process, we have summarised the general steps that must be followed to connect glucometers to SocialDiabetes:   1. Activate Bluetooth on your mobile phone. In ‘Settings’ > Bluetooth > Activate Bluetooth.  2. Activate Bluetooth on your glucometer. 3. Open SocialDiabetes....
Physical exercise is one of the foundations of diabetes treatment. It has numerous positive effects, from reducing cardiovascular risk factors to improving quality of life. Nevertheless, as with any treatment, it can also have some adverse effects. Hypoglycaemia is definitely the one that causes most concern for people with diabetes. Simply put, it could be...
Different factors can affect blood glucose (sugar) levels in people with diabetes, such as physical activity, stress, illness, etc. and in the case of women, their menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle involves hormonal changes that can alter glucose levels and modify insulin needs. The hormones responsible for these changes are oestrogens and progesterone. How do...