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Dexcom G6 CGM added to devices available through CGM Subsidy Initiative
The Dexcom G6 Continuous CGM system has been added to the devices available through the Australian Government’s CGM Subsidy Initiative.
Dr Izzy Smith answers some questions on Covid-19
Dr Izzy Smith specialises in endocrinology and we spoke to her for some guidance on Covid-19 for people living with type 1 diabetes.
“You are not alone”: maintaining hope when living with type 1 diabetes
Awareness and understanding about T1D in Australia is low, particularly for adults living with the chronic condition.
Snacking 101: An explainer for people living with type 1 diabetes
We asked Dr Carmel Smart and Emma Fisher, paediatric diabetes dietitians at the John Hunter Children’s Hospital, for their advice on snacking for people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Here’s what they had to say, including their tips for tasty snacks, ‘good’ and ‘bad’ snacking, and how snacking can affect your blood glucose levels. […]
New Option to Help with Insulin Control
An Australian-first is launched in Melbourne today Medtronic bringing the MiniMed 670G insulin pump to Australia. The system, the only one of its kind in Australia, is designed to learn a person’s individual insulin needs and requires minimal input from the user. It does this by measuring blood glucose levels every five minutes and takes […]
JDRF welcomes commitment to continue work of Clinical Research Network by the Coalition Government
Funding will help support translate more innovations into useful treatments for people living with type 1 diabetes. JDRF welcomes the news today that the Liberal National Government has committed to continued support of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (CRN). The $54.5m over five years, will continue the work of the network, most recently supported by […]