The return to Fiasp

I’ve added an addendum to last month’s “Comparing multiple insulins” article, with some observations about the closed-loop performance once I went back to the “Ultra-Rapid” Fiasp. I’m continually impressed. Even when we throw in a Mexican feast!

Another year ticks by

On this day in 1982 I was admitted to hospital with a T1 diabetes diagnosis. Ever since I’ve been dependent on daily/continuous administration of insulin to live. Balanced of course with food, exercise, and all the other factors that affect us. So today (Saturday) is my 39th diaversary! Some people do struggle with the “Diaversary” …

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Pump environmental limits

We see various insulin pumps described as “waterproof”. But what does it actually mean? Personally I’m interested in how “life-proof” my devices are. That covers multiple aspects including: Water- and dust-proof. Things get dusty in the desert (especially if I fall over or commando-crawl while tracking some wildlife with my cameras). When working on small …

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September Australian Insulin Pump changes

There have been a couple of developments in the Australian pump market recently, so two of this site’s reference articles have been updated: Australian Insulin Pump Choices Closed-loop pumps in Australia The changes include: Accu-Chek Combo The Accu-Chek Combo pump is no longer being sold in Australia. Warranty and support will continue for 4 years, …

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