Month: November 2019

Faults in some BG meters

Recently Roche Diabetes Care (Accu-Chek) and the TGA issued a “product defect correction” notice for two Accu-Chek BG meters. The guts of the notice says: Accu-Chek Guide blood glucose meters with serial numbers lower than 92911000001 and Accu-Chek Performa blood glucose meters with serial numbers between 68920000000 and 68925525056 may: Display E-9 Errors (indicating that …

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Australian Insulin Pump choices – November 2019 update

There have of course been more changes in the Australian pump landscape since my April update. So here’s a new run-down. There are currently 6 pumps that can be purchased new through private health insurance: Medtronic 670G Accu-Chek Combo Accu-Chek Solo Tandem t:slim X2 YpsoPump DANA RS There are also some older pumps still in …

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Another role

Who is the Bionic Wookiee? Hopefully that’s been made clear in the About the Wook page. It’s me: David Burren, writing and speaking from my own experiences as a person living with Type 1 Diabetes. As well as being the Bionic Wookiee, for years I’ve overlapped working in several industries including: my own freelance photography, …

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