Posts Tagged ‘ diabetes

Donate to #Pumps4kids Campaign – @BSCorg

Quoted from BSC Kuwait page:

“The Pumps 4 Kids campaign is under the umbrella of the Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society in association with the Dasman Diabetes Institute to raise funds to provide insulin pumps for children with type 1 diabetes in Kuwait.

This form of therapy has numerous advantages relative to other forms of treatment; however due to it’s high cost only 10% of children in Kuwait have access to insulin pumps. Kuwait has the seventh highest incidence rates of type 1 diabetes in children under the age of 14, which highlights the importance of this cause. The funds raised by the Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society will be provided to the Dasman Diabetes Institute to purchase the insulin pumps. It will then provide the insulin pumps to children, and offer them both training and on-going support to adjust to this new form of therapy.

Insulin Pumps can go a long way towards protecting Diabetic children from the physical and emotional suffering caused by 1,460 insulin injections every year. Please donate to help us give Diabetic children back their childhood.”

More details about the campaign and how to donate here and here

Campaign TVC:

How to donate through SMS: (Message cost is 1 KD, fully donated to the Kuwait Red Crescent Society)

Zain: send D to 99935

Wataniya: send D to 1922

VIVA: soon


Transfer your donation amount to the Kuwaiti Red Crescent accounts:


Beneficiary name: Kuwait Red Crescent Society
Account no: 1000314313
IBAN: KW97 NBOK 0000 0000 0000 1000314313


Beneficiary name: Kuwait Red Crescent Society
Account no: 011010563920
IBAN: KW40 KFHO 0000 0000 00011010563920 


God bless you all…

iPhone Glucose Meter

“Sanofi-Aventis made history today at the annual EASD (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) conference, They have introduced the first-ever medical device that actually physically plugs into the iPhone and iPod Touch! It’s a tiny new USB-sized glucose meter they’re calling iBGStar. It’s coupled with the new iBGStar Diabetes Manager program, a free logging app that users will be able to download from the iTunes store when the new product hits the market around January or February of 2011.”

gonna buy this gadget for sure