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The K-Force: a dedicated group of former Kaleidoers based in the Netherlands, who are providing valuable feedback.

The K-Force: a dedicated group of former Kaleidoers based in the Netherlands, who are providing valuable feedback.

The K-Force is ready for the next phase! In April this year, we launched the first phase with our K-Force in the Netherlands. They’re a group of 35 former Kaleidoers who have volunteered to share their user experience with us to learn how our product is now performing. We have received a lot of valuable feedback from our K-Force members during phase 1, including...

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The Big Adventure: Flying & Camping in the US with T1D

The Big Adventure: Flying & Camping in the US with T1D

So after all the prep - diabetes and otherwise - and a final moment of excitement due to that essential negative COVID test, the adventure finally begins! And how it began! I mean, travelling for 22 hours is never fun. Worrying about your bags getting lost between the four different airports doesn’t help. Having to manually move your bags within one of those...

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Six months travel with T1D: where to start

Six months travel with T1D: where to start

Just to kick things off with the obvious: no, it’s not ideal timing to take a 6-month sabbatical in the midst of a pandemic. But let’s be honest: this pandemic thing has been going on for almost two years and most of us have been postponing lots of things because of it. Travel has probably been one of the things that has been postponed the most. Whether that’s two...

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Diabetes and Me: A Love-Hate Relationship

Diabetes and Me: A Love-Hate Relationship

The title of this blog might be a little baffling. It’s kind of unusual to associate the word “love” with diabetes. I got you with a catchy blog title! But, if our BGs fall between the lines, then sometimes we do experience a feeling of love for our diabetes - an euphoria that’s hard to liken to much else. But beyond that feeling… the love doesn’t often go too...

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Valentine – Loving with diabetes

Valentine – Loving with diabetes

After being together for ten years, Bianca knew Maarten was going to propose to her. They were going on holiday to Aruba and she expected the proposal to happen in a suitably romantic spot. But right before their holiday, Maarten surprised her at the spot where she parked her bicycle at Harderwijk station, by arriving in a smart suit and bearing flowers. He went...

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5 Ingredient Chocolate Cake

5 Ingredient Chocolate Cake

Hooray! It is international Chocolate Cake Day! Sounds like the perfect day to share a recipe for a delicious, simple chocolate cake. Here is what you will need: Ingredients 150 grams of sugar 200 grams of butter 200 grams of dark chocolate 5 eggs 1 tbsp of flour ( around 20 grams) Utensils 20cm Springform Baking paper Wooden spoon or whisk 2 bowls - one bigger than...

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