Safety Net again

This is a repeat of my 2020 Safety Net article, updated with the new 2021 costs. This is of course only relevant to Australia. It’s not cheap having chronic health conditions and constantly needing medication. There are some government concessions available beyond the standard PBS subsidy, but we need to take charge and make sure …

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Australian Insulin Pump choices – December 2020 update

There have been a few changes in the Australian pump landscape recently. One new pump, and one pump getting into trouble with the TGA. And a few other subtler changes. Here’s the latest run-down. There are currently 6 pumps that can be purchased new through private health insurance: Accu-Chek Combo Accu-Chek Solo Tandem t:slim X2 …

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