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Campaign to improve lives of diabetic children

Charity wants blood sugar sensors to be available on prescription

A drive's been launched to get an 'life changing' technology made available on prescription to diabetic children in the Island.

Backed by the Manx Diabetic Group, the parent-led Monitors4Kids campaign aims to increase access to blood sugar level monitors.

The devices act as an alternative to finger-prick testing for the youngsters, which has to be carried out up to 15 times a day.

Chair of the charity Joanne Clague explains how the technology works:

To find out more about campaign, visit the Manx Diabetic Group website.

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