CGM Access Summit What's on offer?
The Diabetes Alliance has created the CGM Access Summit program to help answer your questions about expanded CGM and flash GM access – all in one evening.
The summit is free, and online. Explore what’s on offer below.
Welcome address - 6:30pm AEST
Justine Cain, Group CEO Diabetes Australia, will open the evening, providing some background on the Diabetes Alliance, its role in helping secure expansion of the CGM Subsidy Initiative and its commitment to advocating for the diabetes community for policy change now and into the future.More about Justine
New to CGM and flash GM technology? The choices explained - 6:35pm AEST
Dr Jennifer Snaith, staff specialist endocrinologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, will help you navigate the options of CGM and flash GM technology that are currently available in Australia, and discuss the factors to consider when determining which options may best suit you. This session will also have a Q&A component, moderated by Dr Jane Holmes-Walker.More about Jennifer
Introduction to Dexcom G6 - 7:00pm AEST
Introduction to FreeStyle Libre 2 - 7:15pm AEST
Introduction to Guardian™ Sensor 3 - 7:30pm AEST
It's time! How to get CGM and flash GM ready - 7:45pm AEST
This session will be packed with helpful information if you’re:
- new to CGM and flash GM technology,
- thinking of changing technology; or,
- don’t have an existing healthcare provider.
Peta Tauchmann, from the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA), will share practical tips and a checklist to prepare for your upcoming visit to your healthcare professional, as well as point you to some useful links on how to find a healthcare provider that can support your application. There will also be time for Q&A, moderated by the CEO of ADEA, Susan Davidson.More about Peta
What's next? How to apply for your subsidised CGM or flash GM - 8:05pm AEST
Diabetes Australia representative Renza Scibilia will guide you every step of the way on how to access subsidised CGM and flash GM products through the NDSS. She will unpack the different pathways, eligibility criteria and subsidy costs, and provide you with useful links you need to make the application process as seamless as possible. There will also be a Q&A component, moderated by Taryn Black, chief strategy officer, Diabetes Australia.More about Renza