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Launch of Kaleido for the K-Force early 2022 in the Netherlands !

Launch of Kaleido for the K-Force early 2022 in the Netherlands !

We are on the brink of a special moment; namely, the launch of Kaleido in early 2022 in the Netherlands. We have been working very hard in the last few months to ensure we can bring Kaleido back into your hands as soon as possible, and this is now successful: we are back in commercial production and preparing for launch in early 2022. We stick to our plan to make...

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Mijntje’s Special Recipe for Pepernoten

Mijntje’s Special Recipe for Pepernoten

Thousands of kids in the Netherlands are once again getting excited about December 5th, and the tasty gift they’ll find in their shoes. That’s right… Sinterklaas is back! Traditionally, sweet stuff is free-flowing around this special date here in the Netherlands, with heaps of marzipan, candy and pepernoten to fill our bellies. Our colleague Mijntje is the daughter...

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Fewer than half of Dutch people know what type 1 diabetes is

Fewer than half of Dutch people know what type 1 diabetes is

According to research conducted by JDRF Netherlands, a foundation dedicated to the prospect of a world without type 1 diabetes, 76% of Dutch people can’t explain exactly what happens inside the body in the case of type 1 diabetes. Not only that, but 54% don't even know what type 1 diabetes is! We spoke to Dr Fred Storms to help us explain the ins and outs.  Type 1...

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Understanding and misunderstanding Diabetes

Understanding and misunderstanding Diabetes

This month is Diabetes Awareness Month: a time when the subject of diabetes takes centre stage. When we shine a light on what it’s like to live with it every day. Managing daily life under the constant threat of highs and lows is challenging... But it’s made easier for many due to the access they have to health care and support. This year's Awareness Month’s...

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Blind Trust: Eyes On Four Legs

Blind Trust: Eyes On Four Legs

10 years ago, and in just a short period of time, Francis was not only diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, but her doctors had also discovered irreversible eye damage. Having found several “infarcts”, which are small, localized areas of dead tissue resulting from poor blood supply, Francis was sadly left with only 1.5% residual vision, classing her as visually...

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Kaleido joins the JDRF One Walk 2021!

Kaleido joins the JDRF One Walk 2021!

Have you heard it already? No? Then read on, because there is a lot going on here at Kaleido for JDRF. While we are busy with the preparations for bringing Kaleido back, we decided to join the JDRF One Walk 2021 with our team. The JDRF One Walk is an event which has the goal to raise funds to be used for scientific research regarding type 1 diabetes. We started a...

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